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03/12/2014

African press review 3 December 2014

Kenya’s security chiefs are fired. SA sold arms to Compaoré’s Burkina Faso. Mugabe purges Zanu-PF. Angola and Nigeria find themselves on the losing side in Opec.

François Hollande, Angolan president José Eduardo Dos Santos - Paris, 29 April.
29/04/2014 - France - Angola

Angolan president Dos Santos visits France as relations thaw

Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos held talks with the French President François Hollande on Tuesday after years of frosty relations between the two countries.

The Angolan capital, Luanda
14/04/2014 - France - Angola

Total to invest in Angola's ultra-deep Kaombo oilfield

French oil giant Total is to invest in Angola's Kaombo project after finding ways to cut costs of extracting ultra-deep offshore oil by a fifth, the firm announced on Monday.

06/03/2014

African press review 6 March 2014

This morning's prize for the most striking headline goes to South African financial paper BusinessDay. See if you can make head or tale of it.

Angola reporter convicted for questioning screams at police station
15/02/2014 - African Media

Angola reporter convicted for questioning screams at police station

Angolan journalist Queiros Chiluvira has been handed a suspended jail term for broadcasting a man's distressed calls from a police cell as he tried to get help for a fellow detainee.
Angola's oil only benefits elite, says Abel Chivukuvuku
15/05/2013 - African news explained

Angola's oil only benefits elite, says Abel Chivukuvuku

Angola, which is an OPEC member, is well-known as Africa's second oil producer after Nigeria. Its oil is helping power its post-war economic boom.
10/04/2013

African press review 10 April 2013

Uhuru Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony is the main topic in many African newspapers today, as the new Kenyan president took the reins of power with a pledge for an all-inclusive ...
Angolan big money moves into Portuguese media
31/03/2013 - International media

Angolan big money moves into Portuguese media

Jean-Pierre Marthoz, senior adviser to the Committee to Protect Journalists, discusses the embarrassing takeover of the Portuguese press by Angolan government-backed tycoons.

Angolan Pentecostal church sanctioned after New Year stampede tragedy
04/02/2013 - African news explained

Angolan Pentecostal church sanctioned after New Year stampede tragedy

Angola's government has suspended a Pentecostal church from conducting any activities for 60 days.
28/01/2013 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2013

Jubilant Cape Verde ensure quarter final place in first Africa Cup of Nations

Five things we learned from Day 9 at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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