Angola

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INFORMATION

Capital: LuandaGovernment: Presidential Republic

Current President: Jose Eduardo dos Santos

Economy:

  • Oil production and its supporting activities contribute about 85% of GDP.
  • Diamond exports contribute an additional 5%.

Population: 25,789,024 (2014)

Land Size: 1.25 million sq km (481,354 sq miles)

Major Ethic Groups:

  • Ovimbundu: 36%
  • Kimbundu: 25%
  • Bakongo: 13%
  • Mestico (mixed European and native African): 2%
  • Chinese: 1%
  • European: 1%
  • Other: 22%
Religions:

  • Indigenous beliefs: 47%
  • Roman Catholic: 38%
  • Protestant: 15%

Language(s):

  • Portuguese (official)
  • Umbundu
  • Kongo
  • Other

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RECENT NEWS

  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Angola Discusses Cooperation With Hungary - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Foreign Affairs minister Georges Chikoti is meeting Wednesday in Hungary the minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of that European country, Peter Szijjartó.
  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Parliament Delays Plenary Sessions - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -National Assembly's 7th and 8th plenary sessions initially slated for Thursday and Friday have been adjourned until 28 and 29 this month.
  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Opposition FNLA Defends Council of State Governance Model - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan opposition FNLA party will in case of victory in the forthcoming election of 23 August establish a model of governance based on a Council of State and two Houses.
  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: National Police Encourages 'Safe Elections' - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan National Police will release positive messages and encourage voters to behave in an orderly and civic way under a project called "Safe Elections."
  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Opposition Announces Inclusive, Participative Governance - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Lubango -The leader of the opposition Unita party and presidential candidate, Isaías Samakuva, announced an ?inclusive and participative? governance to improve the living of the people, should he win the forthcoming 23 August election.