Angola beaten 2-1 by Cape Verde
Striker due to go to African Nations Cup in January
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Great Britain women were soundly beaten 16 - 37 by Russia in their second Group A preliminary match at the Copper Box this afternoon.
The death of Magnus Malan marks the passing of one of the most powerful and notorious leaders of the apartheid era. To his enemies, he was a figure of fear and hatred – one of the monsters of an evil system; to his colleagues and subordinates he was a figure of awe – the general who reorganised the military and then reorganised the country along military lines.
Before reading António Lobo Antunes's stunning novel about Portugal's colonial war in Angola (newly translated by Margaret Jull Costa), I knew little about the African country's history, its Portuguese colonisers, and its bitter fight for independence. The two years Lobo Antunes spent in Angola, serving as a medic, affected him profoundly and was a major theme of his earlier novels. His second, The Land at the End of the World (first published in 1979), suggests the author had a psychological compulsion to write about his experiences.
HIV-positive patients put at severe risk by UK Border Agency, doctors warn
International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell has rejected claims that the Government is putting Britain's security concerns ahead of aid priorities by trimming the number of countries which will receive assistance from the UK.
Robert King spent decades battling for his release from the 'hell-hole' of America's notorious Angola Prison. Now free, he's still crusading for its inmates, he tells Simon Usborne
Portuguese-Angolan Victor Gama went to Angola to salvage what he could of his musical heritage after 20 years of civil war.
Egypt yesterday won the Africa Cup of Nations after a hard fought tournament in Angola.
Memorable week as giant screens are stopped at customs, a journalist is 'assaulted' and goalkeeping hits a new low
Leader warns of further atrocities after gunmen kill three in assault on team bus
The Confederation of African Football have all but disqualified Togo from the African Nations Cup by confirming the team will not be allowed to re-enter the competition if they do not take part in tonight's scheduled game against Ghana.
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There were nine months left in the bidding process but Angola were suddenly chosen as hosts