Topic: Angola
mariah carey fire angola concert
December 21, 2013

Mariah Carey under fire for Angola concert

LUANDA - US singer Mariah Carey has aroused the indignation of human rights activists after performing in front of Angola’s veteran President Jose Eduardo dos Santos for a reported $1 million.The Human Rights Foundation accused the “All I want for Christmas is you” hit singer of ...

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June 23, 2013

CNPC to buy Marathon’s Angola oil fields for $1.52b

SHANGHAI : China National Petroleum Corp has agreed to buy Marathon Oil Corp’s Angolan offshore oil and gas field for $1.52b, the country’s top oil and gas producer said, marking its second major acquisition in Africa. Sonangal Sinopec International Ltd, a wholly-owned unit of CNPC, ...

16 dead angola stampede
January 03, 2013

16 dead in Angola New Year stampede

LUANDA (AFP) - The official death toll from a stampede at a New Year’s Eve evangelical vigil in Angola rose to 16 Wednesday, as witnesses said the tragedy was caused by a scramble for sachets of holy water. “We confirm the death of 16 people, including four children,” Paulo Gaspar ...