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Britain’s Prince Harry on Friday walked in the footsteps of his late mother Diana through Angola’s de-mining sites on the fifth day of this trip to Africa.

Duke of Sussex to meet Angolan president

The Duke of Sussex will sit down for talks with Angola’s president Joao Lourenco as his three-day tour of the African country comes to an end.
Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA)

BFA Angola seeks $50 million loan under Afreximbank’s TCP

An Angolan bank, Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA) has signed on to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Trade Facilitation programme (AFTRAF) for an initial $50 million line of credit, thus becoming the first Angolan bank to sign on to the programme designed to support African banks to bridge the gap created by the withdrawal of international correspondent banks from the continent.

Angola begins ex-president son’s fraud trial September 25

The trial of the son of former Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos for allegedly trying to steal $1.5 billion (1.3 billion euros) from the country’s sovereign wealth fund will start on September 25, a court said Saturday.
Angola on Wednesday in Foshan needed five extra minutes to beat Philippines 84-81 in the last game of Group D at the ongoing FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China. 53

FIBA World Cup: Angola seal first win in thriller against Philippines — in pictures

Angola on Wednesday in Foshan needed five extra minutes to beat Philippines 84-81 in the last game of Group D at the ongoing FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.
The Supreme Court found Augusto da Silva Tomas, who was minister under former leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, guilty of six counts including corruption, embezzlement, money laundering and abuse of power.

Angolan ex-minister jailed 14 years for corruption

An Angolan ex-transport minister was on Thursday jailed for 14 years for corruption, making him the first high profile official to be convicted since President Joao Lourenco took office two years ago.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame (left) and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni, during a meeting at State House Entebbe on March 25, 2018. (courtesy of CGTN)

Feuding Paul Kagame, Yoweri Museveni to meet in Angola

Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni are on Friday expected to meet in Angola and shed more light on the political tensions affecting their countries.
Angola striker Geraldo has revealed he is hoping for extra support for his national team as they get set for their campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) against Tunisia on Monday.

Afcon: I hope Al Ahly fans will support Angola – Geraldo

Angola striker Geraldo has revealed he is hoping for extra support for his national team as they get set for their campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) against Tunisia on Monday.
Vodacom SA

South Africa’s Vodacom to sell some operations in five African markets

South African mobile phone operator Vodacom Group Ltd said on Friday it had entered into agreements to sell some of its Business Africa operations, which offer business-managed services to enterprises.

Angolan oil struggles to sell on demand fears, weak margins

Angola, a key provider of oil to China, has suffered its slowest trading month this year as poor refining margins, high freight rates and subdued demand amid the trade war between Beijing and Washington curbed its sales.
Angola on Saturday prepared to bury rebel leader Jonas Savimbi, in his home village at a public funeral, an important sign for national reconciliation seventeen years after the end of a bloody civil war.

Angola rebel chief Jonas Savimbi gets public burial 17 years after death

Thousands of supporters of Angola’s former rebel leader Jonas Savimbi rallied for his public reburial on Saturday, 17 years after he was killed by troops in a shootout that marked the end of the country’s devastating civil war.
Jonas Savimbi

Angola to re-bury body of rebel chief Jonas Savimbi

The exhumed body of Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi, who was killed in 2002, will be reburied in his hometown next month, authorities said after DNA tests confirmed the identity of the remains.
Razak Adegbite

Razak Adegbite to attract Obafemi Martins, NPFL legends for charity game

Legends of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), as well as others who have featured for various Nigeria national teams, are set for a charity match in Lagos on June 7.
Nigeria’s U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets have qualified for the World Cup holding later in the year in Brazil.

U17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets defeat Angola, qualify for World Cup

Nigeria’s U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets have qualified for the World Cup holding later in the year in Brazil.
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has heaped blame on MRI following the embarrassing outcome in the clash against the Serengeti boys of Tanzania producing 9 goals thriller.

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets focused on Brazil 2019 ticket

Five-time champions Nigeria will guarantee a return to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals today if the Golden Eaglets overcome their Angolan counterparts in their second match at the ongoing Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Angolan President Joao Lourenco

Russia, Angola sign cooperation deals in Moscow

The leaders of Russia, Angola agreed to deepen relations and coordinate efforts on international platforms.
A first-half goal by Wilson Eduardo separated Angola and Botswana and took the Palancas Negras through to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.

Angola beat Botswana to qualify for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

A first-half goal by Wilson Eduardo separated Angola and Botswana and took the Palancas Negras through to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scores his first league goal in three months as Lazio move up to fourth place in Serie A Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scores his first league goal in three months as Lazio move up to fourth place in Serie A AFP

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic back scoring as Lazio go fourth

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scored his first goal in three months as Lazio ended their seven-match winless run to move up to fourth in Serie A with a 3-1 victory against Cagliari in Rome on Saturday.

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NSE: Market capitalisation rebounds by N15 billion

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NYSC members will enjoy new minimum wage – minister

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