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LIVE: Museveni and Kagame sign Luanda Agreement

Luanda, Angola | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart Paul Kagame of Rwanda have signed the Angola Quadripartite Summit agreement today. “We have agreed on a raft of issues that will be implemented between our two countries, largely meant to improve our security, trade, and political …

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Congo’s Nguesso to attend Museveni – Kagame talks in Angola

Luanda, Angola | THE INDEPENDENT | President Joao Lourenço has invited his Congolese counterpart Denis Sassou Nguesso to attend the summit that will bring together the Presidents of Angola, Rwanda, Uganda and DRC to take place today in Luanda. Both countries have excellent cooperative relations in political-diplomatic, oil, environment and …

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Angola set to host Museveni and Kagame again

  Luanda, Angola | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Rwanda’s Paul Kagame are expected to hold discussions in Angola next week, the second such meeting in two months. According to a press release from the Angolan presidency, they two leaders will be the second …

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Museveni and Kagame commit to talks

Luanda, Angola | AFP |  The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Friday pledged at a summit in Angola to seek to resolve tensions that have erupted between their two countries in recent months. Rwanda’s Paul Kagame and Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni, once close allies, have exchanged public accusations of spying …

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Angola president holds unprecedented talks with civic groups

  Luanda, Angola | AFP |  Angolan President Joao Lourenco, elected last year as the country’s first new leader in nearly four decades, met civic groups on Tuesday in unprecedented talks as part of his reforms. The meeting was marred by presidential staff refusing entry of investigative journalist Rafael Marques …

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Angola president fights ‘wasp nest’ of corruption in country

Lisbon, Portugal | AFP |  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. Dos Santos, who stepped down in September 2017 following 38 …

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DOS SANTOS: I did not leave the Angola state coffers empty

Former Angolan president rejects he left state coffers ’empty’ Luanda, Angola | AFP |  Former Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos on Wednesday refuted allegations by his successor Joao Lourenco that he left the country’s finances “empty”. The row comes just over a year after Dos Santos stepped down in …

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Angola still waiting for promised ‘economic miracle’

Luanda, Angola | AFP | “Things are going badly,” said Delta, sitting on a stool and glancing at a bag stuffed with Chinese mobile phones. As one of scores of traders trying to legally sell her wares in one of Luanda’s most famous markets, known as “The Congolese”, the 32-year-old …

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HRW denounces Angola’s expulsion of 400,000 Congolese

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | A global rights watchdog on Thursday called on Angola to halt mass deportations after more than 400,000 migrants mainly from the Democratic Republic of Congo fled or were expelled from Angola in just weeks. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says migrants have been targeted in …

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