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

  • Wed - May 12, 2021: Covid-19 - Angola Reports 373 Recoveries, 271 New Infections - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola registered, in the last 24 hours, the recovery of 373 patients, 271 new cases and 3 deaths.
  • Wed - May 12, 2021: UN Supports Social Projects With Over U.S.$50 Million - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Lubango -- The United Nations Organisation (UNO) has for the current year funding of USD 56.3 million to support the plan for a socio-economic response to Covid-19 and cooperation for sustainable development with Angola.
  • Wed - May 12, 2021: Covid-19 - Vaccination Reaches Alto Zambeze - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Cazombo -- The vaccination campaign against Covid-19 started on Tuesday in Alto Zambeze municipality, eastern Moxico province, where 1,900 people are expected to be vaccinated.
  • Wed - May 12, 2021: State Owes Over Kz 9 Billion to Malanje Businesspeople - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Malanje -- The state owes over nine billion kwanzas to private companies in Malanje province, resulting from the provision of goods and services, during the period from 2013 to 2017.
  • Wed - May 12, 2021: Namibia Interested in Investing in Agriculture Sector in Angola - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Mozambique -- Namibia is interested in investing in the agricultural sector in Angola, to take advantage of the existing potential in terms of arable land.