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

  • Fri - Nov 27, 2020: Morans Suffer Second Defeat Against Angola - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [Nation] Rwanda -- Kenya Morans lost their second straight game going down 83-66 against Angola in what was an improved performance as the Fiba Afrobasket qualifiers entered day two at the Indoor Arena in Kigali.
  • Fri - Nov 27, 2020: Kenya Morans Outjumped By Senegal, Hope for Redemption Against Angola in Afrobasket Qualifiers - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya Morans head coach Cliff Owuor is hoping for an improved performance on Thursday night as the national basketball team takes on 11-time Africa Champions Angola in their second FIBA Afrobasket qualification match in Kigali.
  • Thu - Nov 26, 2020: Angolan Tactician Neto Wary of Kenya Morans - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [Nation] Kigali -- Africa's basketball big boys Angola have said that they will not leave anything to chance when they play Kenya on Thursday in the second match of the Fiba AfroBasket qualifiers here at the indoor Kigali Arena.
  • Fri - Nov 20, 2020: South Africa Start With Win, Zimbabwe and Angola Draw - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [Cosafa] Hosts South Africa got their 2020 COSAFA Men's Under-17 Championship campaign off to a winning start after a 2-0 success over Eswatini in their Group A opener in Nelson Mandela Bay on Thursday.
  • Wed - Nov 18, 2020: Angola Go Down to DR Congo - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [Cosafa] Angola stayed bottom of their African Cup of Nations qualifying group and remained without a win against neighbours the Democratic Republic of Congo after losing 1-0 in Luanda on Tuesday.