Angola

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INFORMATION

Capital: Luanda

Government: Presidential Republic

Current President: João Lourenço

Economy:

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

Population: 32,522,339 (2020)

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

Major Ethnic Groups:

  • Ovimbundu: 37%
  • Kimbundu: 25%
  • Bakongo: 13%
  • Mestico (mixed European and native African): 2%
  • 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

  • Tue - Jul 7, 2020: COVID-19 - Minister Denies Lack of Beds - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- The minister of Health, Sílvia Lutucuta, denied last Sunday, in Luanda, the information about the lack of beds and other equipment at Covid-19 treatment centres.
  • Tue - Jul 7, 2020: COVID-19 - Families in Camissombo Get Institutional Assistance - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Lucapa -- At least 120 vulnerable families in the commune of Camissombo, Municipality of Lucapa, in the north-eastern Lunda Norte Province, over the last weekend received basic food basket, under the contingency plan to support people in need.
  • Mon - Jul 6, 2020: COVID-19 - Angola With Seven More Positive Cases - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Health authorities registered, in the last 24 hours, seven more positive cases, announced last Sunday, the minister of Health, Sílvia Lutucuta.
  • Mon - Jul 6, 2020: COVID-19 - Entities On Duty Recommended to Perform Testing - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- National Police have recommended the Government entities on duty to undergo covid-19 test before travelling to other country's provinces in order to avoid the spreading of virus by the people moving from Luanda (the epicenter of disease) to the rest of the country.
  • Mon - Jul 6, 2020: COVID-19 - Health Ministry Goes Ahead With Serological Tests - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- The minister of Health, Sílvia Lutucuta, announced last Sunday, in Luanda, the beginning of a serological test to the inhabitants of the zones with positive cases of Covid-19, to assess the immunity status of the target group.