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Friday 17 July 2009
Manchester United have confirmed the sale of Angolan striker Manucho to Spanish outfit Real Valladolid.
Wednesday 08 July 2009
Friday 19 June 2009
Set in 17th-century Virginia, Morrison's first novel in five years takes place on a small farm run by Anglo-Dutch trader, Jacob Vaark. Although Vaark does not trade in human flesh, he agrees to accept a young Angolan slave, Florens, in part payment for a bad debt.
Friday 16 January 2009
Hull have struck a deal to sign Manchester United striker Manucho on loan for the rest of the season.
Thursday 15 January 2009
Sunday 11 January 2009
What makes this 65-year-old Angolan veteran's music so compelling is that he effortlessly mixes Brazilian samba with the melancholy yearnings of Cape Verdean morna.
Monday 08 December 2008
A number of aid agencies might have gone into the shanty town known as the musseques on the edge of Luanda, the capital of Angola, and brought in supplies of piped water. The need was obvious enough. But One World Action (OWA) realised it was not just the sun-baked soil that needed drilling down into. There was a social problem which needed deeper attention too.
Thursday 20 November 2008
Waldemar Bastos has become a de facto lightning rod for his country, Angola's, struggles – from the day he was arrested as an innocent schoolchild by the Portuguese secret police, to the more recent moment when his eldest son was killed by one of the factions who turned a war of independence into a savage civil one.
Monday 08 September 2008
The ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) may be declared the winner of Angola's disputed parliamentary election as early as Monday when authorities release a round of results expected to show the party with an insurmountable lead.
Wednesday 03 September 2008
Manchester United have received a work permit for Angola striker Manucho, who joined the club last year.
Saturday 09 August 2008
BG Group has found yet another oilfield in the deep waters of the Santos basin off Brazil, taking the tally of successful explorations in the region to an unprecedented six out of six.
Sunday 13 July 2008
Monday 23 June 2008
Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who has pulled out of a presidential election because of violence, sought refuge overnight in the Dutch embassy, officials of that country have said.
Friday 25 April 2008
Heavily armed police raided opposition headquarters in Harare today, arresting scores of people, said officials. Independent election observers were also reported to have been hit.
Saturday 12 April 2008
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