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  • U.K. okays return of frozen U.S.$500 million to Angola

    U.K. okays return of frozen U.S.$500 million to Angola
    Millions of dollars frozen in the U.K. will be returned to Angola as part of an on-going investigation into a potential fraud case against the country’s Central Bank. The U.K.’s National Crime Agency took the decision to return the U.S.$500 million, saying the necessary permission had been obtained for the return of the money. “The [...]
  • Former Angola Dictator Refusing Pressure to Quit “Active Politics”

    Former Angola Dictator Refusing Pressure to Quit "Active Politics"
    Head of Angola’s ruling MPLA party, former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, said on Friday his party should wait until December or April 2018 before choosing his replacement. This leaves open the possibility that dos Santos will remain head of the party into 2019.  He ha d previously assured that he would leave “active political life” this [...]
  • Angola To Begin Issuing Visa on Arrival to Citizens from 61 Countries

    Angola To Begin Issuing Visa on Arrival to Citizens from 61 Countries
    Angola will be granting citizens from 61 countries travelling to the southern African nation visas on arrival, state-owned media confirmed Tuesday. According to Rádio Nacional de Angola (RNA) the visitors will only need to submit their accommodation and subsistence means to get the tourism visa in Luanda. Visitors will also be required to have an [...]