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Tension in region as DRC expels Rwandan ambassador

Kigali, Rwanda | ANADOLU AGENCY | Tensions between the Congo and Rwanda hit a new low Saturday as the top defense body asked the government to expel the Rwandan ambassador amid tensions concerning M23 rebels fighting in North Kivu province. Government spokesman Patrick Muyaya announced the directive on state television after …

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Angola to “remain in line” with OPEC+ for production cut

Luanda, Angola | Xinhua | Angola has announced support for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, a group known as OPEC+, to ensure the producing countries’ fair revenues and continuous crude oil supply. Angola will remain in line with the decisions of OPEC+, said the country’s Ministry …

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Angola’s Jose Eduardo dos Santos dies at 79

Luanda, Angola | THE INDEPENDENT | Angola’s former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos has died after a long illness in a hospital in Barcelona. Dos Santos, who ruled oil-rich Angola for close to 40 years from 1979, was “a statesman of great historical scale who governed … the Angolan nation …

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Zambia seeks stake in Angola oil refinery project

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | The Zambian government said on Tuesday that it has lobbied neighboring Angola to re-open the opportunity for the country to own a state in Angola’s oil refinery project. Peter Kapala, the Minister of Energy, said Zambia wanted to have a stake in Angola’s Lobito Refinery Project …

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Angola suspends school fees

Luanda, Angola | XINHUA |  Angola on Thursday suspended charging school fees in all public, co-financed and private education institutions during a period of national emergency due to COVID-19. The policy, which applies to all subsystems of education and vocational training, will be in force until classes are resumed in …

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Angola President arrives for Museveni-Kagame meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Chief mediator, Angola President Joao LourenCo, has arrived in Kigali ahead of the Quadripartite Summit between Rwanda, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda which will take place today at the Katuna – Gatuna border. The leaders are expected to meet as part of …

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