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

  • Tue - Mar 28, 2017: Soccer - Palancas Negras Need to Be More Creative Against South Africa - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Dundo -Former Angolan international Luís António Cazengue said Monday that the players of the national team should be more organized and creative in the friendly match with South Africa, under the FIFA Date.
  • Tue - Mar 28, 2017: Angola Historian Fernando Gambôa Dies - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan renowned researcher and university professor, Fernando Gamboa, died on Monday night at the Girassol clinic in Luanda, where he was hospitalized.
  • Tue - Mar 28, 2017: Huambo - Electric Turbines Arrive in Future Power Plant - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Huambo -The two power generation and power supply turbines, each with a capacity of 25 megawatts, arrived on Monday in Belém future power plant, 11 kilometers from the city of Huambo.
  • Tue - Mar 28, 2017: Isabel Dos Santos and the Right of Reply - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [Maka] Isabel dos Santos, self-described 'African billionaire businesswoman' and head of the Angolan national oil company, Sonangol, (appointed by her father, the President of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos) was clearly rattled by the report published here on Maka Angola last week, entitled 'Sonangol's Slush Fund Salaries' and has sent an official response.
  • Tue - Mar 28, 2017: Jali to Captain Bafana Against Angola - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [News24Wire] Phakamani Mahlambi, Luther Singh and Diamond Thopola will make their Bafana Bafana debuts when they start against Angola in an international friendly match at the Buffalo City Stadium in East London on Tuesday.