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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 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.
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.
Angola's main opposition party, the former rebel movement Unita, said on Wednesday it planned to go ahead with a public funeral this weekend for its ex-leader Jonas Savimbi after a dispute with the government over the handling of his remains.
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.
The International Monetary Fund says it has approved a three-year loan of about $3.7 billion for Angola, which seeks to diversify its economy and curb corruption after a new president took office last year.
Angolan President Joao Lourenco has met longtime critics of the government, generating some goodwill from activists who struggled to have their voices heard during the long rule of former leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Thursday compared the fight against corruption in his country to "touching a wasps nest", a day after his predecessor Jose Eduardo dos Santos refuted allegations he emptied the state's finances.
President Joao Lourenco pledged on Monday to kickstart the ailing Angolan economy with a push to attract foreign investment to end its "excessive" dependence on oil revenue and return to growth.
A son of Angola's ex-President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been arrested on suspicion of money-laundering, embezzlement of public funds and fraud.
The son of Angola's ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been remanded in custody in a $1.5-billion corruption case, a state prosecutor said Monday.
Angolan authorities arrested and charged Mr Augusto da Silva Tomás, a former transport minister, over corruption allegations.
Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa touched down in Angola on Monday kicking off a two-day trip designed to improve ties between Luanda and its former colonial master.
After years of tensions, Portugal and its one-time African colony Angola are seeking to put relations back on track, with high-level visits planned to push economic ties and repair their troubled past.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.
The Army has announced the appointment of a new acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) the 7 Division in Maiduguri in an effort to add impetus to the ongoing military campaigns in the Northeast.
Chairman, Eke Awka Market, Anambra State, Emeka Agummadu, has refuted reports alleging him as being a financier to cult activities in Awka and its environs.
The German Football Association proposed Freiburg’s Fritz Keller as their new president on Thursday as the world’s biggest single sports association looks to end the search for a successor to Reinhard Grindel, who resigned in April.
Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.
Husband, wife and their two children have been reportedly dead at Danko chiefdom village in Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State.