Angola - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times

Happening Now: WATCH LIVE: House impeachment inquiry hearing

Read Now

Topic - Angola

), is a country in south-central Africa bordered by Namibia on the south, Democratic Republic of the Congo on the north, and Zambia on the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean with Luanda as its capital city. The exclave province of Cabinda has a border with the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Angola was a Portuguese overseas territory from the 16th century to 1975. After independence, Angola was the scene of an intense civil war from 1975 to 2002. The country is the second-largest petroleum and diamond producer in sub-Saharan Africa; however, its life expectancy and infant mortality rates are both among the worst ranked in the world. In August 2006, a peace treaty was signed with a faction of the FLEC, a separatist guerrilla group from the Cabinda exclave in the North, which is still active. About 65% of Angola's petroleum comes from that region. - Source: Wikipedia

Related Stories
















Photos


Quotations

Angola in late December declared an end to its outbreak, and Congo made its announcement Tuesday.

WHO declares end to yellow fever outbreak in Congo, Angola →

"Since the beginning of the year we've talked about ball movement and finding the open shot," Angola said. "We don't worry about who gets the credit, we're just trying to find the open shots."

Angola scores 18, Florida State defeats Tulane 72-53 →

© Copyright 2019 The Washington Times, LLC
3600 New York Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

Switch to Desktop version