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Report: Angola's envoy to Israel fired for attending embassy opening

According to Weiss's tweet, the envoy was released from service for harming Angola's good reputation. The deputy general who authorized the envoy's participation was also removed from his position, according to the tweet.

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-05-22 20:48:00

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Angola

The FINANCIAL -- On May 18, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Angola.

FINCHANNEL.COM - 2018-05-22 07:48:16

Angola, Ind., safety Ryan Brandt discusses his recent unofficial visit at Purdue

SafetyRyan Brandt, one of the top 10 in-state prospects in 2020 class, spent time on the Purdue campus this week.


Swiss make raids in probe linked to Angola sovereign wealth fund

Switzerland’s Attorney General opened criminal proceedings in April in response to the reports connected with alleged offences involving assets held by the National Bank of Angola and the Fondo Soberano de Angola, the Angolan sovereign wealth fund, the prosecutors said in a statement.


Lucapa Found Another Large Diamond in Angola - Live Trading News

Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM, OTCMKT:LCPDF) has discovered yet another large diamond at its prolific Lulo mine in Angola, a 46-carat pink stone, the largest colored gem-quality rock ever recovered there.


Angola sovereign wealth fund takes battle to UK court -source

LUANDA, May 16 (Reuters) - Angola's sovereign wealth fund has applied to a UK court to order banks to reveal information, another move in its dispute with its former boss, the son of long-serving ex-leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, and the asset managers hired under him.President Joao Lourenco, who t


Sleeping sickness: 21 cases detected during prospecting campaign in Cuanza Norte, Angola - Outbreak News Today

Health officials in Angola have reported 21 cases of African trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness in the past two weeks,according to a Agencia Angola Press report.


Switzerland raids multiple sites in Angolan probe

In an email to AFP, it said it "opened criminal proceedings in April 2018 in response to reports of money laundering... by persons unknown connected with alleged offences involving assets held by the National Bank of Angola (BNA) and the Fondo Soberano de Angola, the Angolan sovereign wealth fund."

ENCA.COM - 2018-05-22 12:45:00

Man who claims prosecutors withheld evidence set to be freed

FILE - These undated file booking photos made available by the Shreveport Police Department show Corey Williams. A Louisiana judge has ordered the release of Williams, an inmate whose attorneys have accused prosecutors of withholding "staggering" evidence of his innocence in a pizza deliveryman's ki

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-05-22 00:34:12

Kelley to NOBTS grads: 'Jesus changes everything'

Chuck Kelley, NOBTS president, reminded the chapel audience that while a media frenzy that morning surrounded Prince Harry and his new bride Meghan Markle, no reporters waited outside to talk to them.

BP NEWS - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

OPEC Could “Relax” Production Cuts

It was only a few weeks ago that top officials from OPEC nations were issuing statements assuring the market that the group’s production cuts would remain in effect through the end of 2018, with the possibility of even extending them into next year. But now, with the Vienna meeting just a few weeks

CNBC - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

African Wave of Easing Is Mostly Ceased as Price Pressures Build

Ghana’s policy makers likely to be only ones to mull reductionNigeria, South Africa, Angola, Kenya, Mauritius could hold


Angola plans to privatize more than 70 companies in medium term:...

LUANDA (Reuters) - Angola plans to privatize 74 state companies over the next few years, predominantly those in the industrial sector, according to the prospectus sent to investors as part of the country’s Eurobond issuance.


Portugal lets Angola try ex-VP in graft case, hopes to improve ties

A Portuguese court on Thursday ruled that former Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente, accused by Portuguese prosecutors of corruption and money laundering, can be tried in Angola, which Portugal hopes will remove a major thorn in the bilateral ties.


Remembering LSU legend Billy Cannon: Heisman winner, football hero, more

Billy Cannon, who used a rare combination of size, strength and speed to carry LSU football to unprecedented heights, then took perhaps the most precipitous fall from grace in Louisiana sports history, died in his sleep Sunday.Cannon, 80, died peacefully at his St. Francisville farm, where he bred a


Billy Cannon, LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, dies at age 80

Dr. Billy Cannon, LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner regarded as the school's greatest ever football player, died in his sleep Sunday morning at the age of 80.


UNICEF Angola Humanitarian Situation Report (April 2018)

A total of 873 suspected cases of cholera were reported in Uige province, including 13 deaths up from January to 20 April 2018. A total of 493 children under 14 were affected of whom 288 were girls and 205 boys. Additionally, 50 suspected cases of cholera and 2 death were reported in Cabinda provinc


Strike Breaks Out at Angola Prison As Momentum Builds for National Prison Strike

On Tuesday, inmates took part in a work stoppage at the infamous Angola prison in Louisiana to decry prison slavery. Angola is known for iconic pictures of prisoners laboring on the former slave plantation whichplayed a major role in the implementation of racial slavery in the United States. Underth


W. Africa Crude-Forcados pipeline down, Angola programme emerges

LONDON, May 16 (Reuters) - Trading activity was relatively muted on Wednesday with traders waiting for a Angolan allocations for July after the preliminary programme emerged, while an outage affecting Forcados dampened activity in Nigerian crudes.


Dozens of prisoners at Angola's infamous farm work penitentiary issued a list of demands after a Tuesday fight

Update|Louisiana Department of Corrections Communications Director Ken Pastorick toldNewsweekthe agency considers the incident a done deal and that "work continued [Wednesday] morning as usual" after the brief Tuesday fight between the two inmates and two guards. Pastorick noted that the initial alt