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Chelsea Tries Sarcasm on Twitter, Fails.

Whether she's angling for some kind of future in politics or is simply desperate to shed her image as a wallflower, Chelsea Clinton has all of a sudden discovered that Twitter is useful for talking about more than the Angolan elephant-poaching crisis. 

- TruthRevolt.org - US

China Is Carelessly Losing Its Soft Power Battle, One Project at a Time.

The case of a Chinese flag flying over an Angolan construction site.

- The Diplomat - US

Angola Boasts 16-Month High In Oil Revenues.

Angola reported US$950 million in crude oil export revenues for January, the highest in 16 months, data from the country's Finance Ministry showed. Africa's top producer exported some 52.25 million barrels last month, which is around 3.3 million bpd more than in December, benefiting from higher demand from India. Asia's ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Chelsea Tries to Get Snarky on Twitter, Falls Flat.

Whether she's angling for some kind of future in politics or is simply desperate to shed her image as a wallflower, Chelsea Clinton has all of a sudden discovered that Twitter is useful for talking about more than the Angolan elephant-poaching crisis. 

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Meet the new face of L'Oreal Paris.

PARIS, Feb 27 — Model Maria Borges is the new face for L'Oreal Paris. A native of Angola, Borges has modeled for Givenchy, Balmain, Chanel and Victoria's Secret. As WWD notes, the model has also posed for editorials in publications...

- The Malay Mail - MY

'Ring of fire' eclipse delights Africa, South America.

Spectacle witnessed in Angola, Zambia and DR Congo.

- Daily Nation - KE

Rare 'Ring of Fire' eclipse to cross Southern Hemisphere.

Washington Feb 25, 2017 The sky above parts of Earth's Southern Hemisphere will be illuminated Sunday in a "ring of fire" during the first solar eclipse of 2017, NASA said. The annular eclipse will be mainly visible near parts of the Southern Hemisphere, including Chile, Argentina and Angola. Unlike a total solar eclipse, ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

A 'ring of fire' solar eclipse occurs Sunday morning - here's how to watch.

You're gonna need a bigger mug of coffee. This Sunday morning, when the moon gets between Earth and the sun, enjoy breakfast with an annular solar eclipse. This eclipse's path stretches from the Pacific to the Atlantic and Africa, through Chile, Argentina, Angola, Zambia and the Congo, according...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Saudis, Angola Overtake Russia In January Exports To China.

Saudi Arabia is not ceding ground in its important markets in Asia amid the OPEC cuts, and has regained its position as top oil supplier to China in January, overtaking Russia which was last year's biggest supplier to China after having pushed the Saudis from the top spot. In January, Russia was overtaken not only by Saudi ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Angola says Portugal  decision to charge vice president a serious attack'.

LUANDA, - Angola said yesterday that Portugal's decision to charge its Vice President Manuel Vicente with corruption and money laundering was a serious attack' that threatened relations between the two states.

- Stabroek News - GY

News24.com | Angola decriminalises abortion in some cases.

Angola's parliament has approved changes to a colonial-era law and decriminalised abortion in some cases, including for victims of rape.

- News24.com - ZA

Enjoy Sunday morning breakfast with a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse – here's how to watch

This eclipse's path stretches from the Pacific to the Atlantic and Africa, through Chile, Argentina, Angola, Zambia and the Congo

- National Post - CA

Angola says Portugal decision to charge vice president a 'serious attack'

LUANDA - Angola said on Friday that Portugal's decision to charge its Vice President Manuel Vicente with corruption and money...

- Townhall.com - US

Erdogan's Purges Arrive in Angola

Critics say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has engineered a police crackdown in Angola on an international private school.

- Global Voices - US

Chevron's Future Investment In Angola Depends On Revised Tax Terms

Chevron is discussing revised and more attractive tax rules for investment in Angola with the local government and state-run oil company Sonangol—talks that will determine Chevron's future investment in the country—Chevron Vice-president Jay Johnson was quoted as saying on Wednesday. According to Angolan state radio, ...

- OilPrice.com - US

New species of bushbaby found in disappearing forests of Angola

The Angolan dwarf galago is the fifth new primate species found in mainland Africa since 2000, but its habitat is under threat

- NewScientist - US

Gliders are helping unlock the secrets of the Agulhas current

Ocean gliders are being used to study the Agulhas Current. They bring enormous benefits. SOCCO/SAMERCThe Agulhas Current flows along the eastern shores of South Africa. It is one of the most powerful currents in the world, with velocities in the current often reaching 4 knots. By comparison, maximum current velocities in ...

- The Conversation - UK

Mutebi hopes progress will be 'turning point'

After his side advanced to the first round of the Caf Champions League despite losing 2-1 to Angola's CD Primeiro de Agosto on Sunday, Mutebi wants his club and the wider local football spectrum to build on the success

- Daily Monitor - UG

Angola Prepares for Life After Dos Santos

20 February 2017Angola is following a pattern of gradual democratization but those hoping for rapid and or even radical political change will be disappointed. Soren Kirk Jensen Associate Fellow, Africa Programme Angolan Defence Minister Joao Lourenco. Photo: Getty Images. After sending signals of his plans to retire from ...

- Chatham House - UK

Sserunkuma goal books KCCA date with Sundowns

KCCA will face African and South African kings, Mamelodi Sundowns, in the next round of the Caf Champions League after the Ugandan champions edged out Angola's CD Primeiro De Agosto on away goals' rule on Sunday

- Daily Monitor - UG

Ugandan midfielders could do with proactive approach

Geoffrey Sserunkuma nodded KCCA FC to a 1-0 win over Clube Desportivo de Agosto at Phillip Omondi Stadium in a showing that owed more to the stumbles of the Angolan outfit than audacity of the hosts

- Daily Monitor - UG

Portuguese prosecutors charge Angolan VP with corruption

Vicente, who was the president of Angolan national oil company Sonangol at the time of the alleged crimes, is charged with bribery, money laundering and document falsification, the public prosecutors' office said in a statement

- Daily Monitor - UG

Angola VP Manuel Vicente 'to face Portugal corruption charges'

Angolan Vice-President Manuel Vicente is accused of corruption by Portuguese state prosecutors.

- BBC - UK

Mutebi goes for daring approach as KCCA depart

The coach stayed true to his nature by insisting his side will not sit back during Sunday's return leg at the Estádio 11 de Novembro in Luanda, Angola

- Daily Monitor - UG

Innovative, coordinated response helps end yellow fever outbreak in Angola, DR Congo - UN agency

With concerted response, Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have successfully controlled one of the world's largest and most challenging outbreaks of yellow fever, the United Nations health agency announced.

- UN - INT

DR Congo declares end of world's largest yellow fever outbreak in recent years

Source: World Health Organization Country: Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo The challenging outbreak caused 965 confirmed cases across Angola and DRC, with thousands more suspected. More than 30 million people were vaccinated in both countries.Brazzaville, 14 February 2017 – The Democratic Republic of Congo ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

DR Congo declares end of world's largest yellow fever outbreak in recent years

Source: World Health Organization Country: Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo The challenging outbreak caused 965 confirmed cases across Angola and DRC, with thousand more suspected. More than 30 million people were vaccinated in both countries.Brazzaville, 14 February 2017 – The Democratic Republic of Congo ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Central African countries spur disaster risk reduction

Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Country: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe The ECCAS secretariat, its 11 member states and partners have together set out a disaster risk ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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