Angola

Coordinates: 12°30′S 18°30′E / 12.500°S 18.500°E / -12.500; 18.500

Angola /æŋˈɡlə/, officially the Republic of Angola (Portuguese: República de Angola pronounced: [ɐ̃ˈɡɔlɐ]; Kikongo, Kimbundu and Umbundu: Repubilika ya Ngola), is a country in Southern Africa. It is the seventh-largest country in Africa, and is bordered by Namibia to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Zambia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to west. The exclave province of Cabinda has borders with the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The capital and largest city is Luanda.

Although its territory has been inhabited since the Paleolithic Era, modern Angola originates in Portuguese colonization, which began with, and was for centuries limited to, coastal settlements and trading posts established from the 16th century onwards. In the 19th century, European settlers slowly and hesitantly began to establish themselves in the interior. As a Portuguese colony, Angola did not encompass its present borders until the early 20th century, following resistance by groups such as the Cuamato, the Kwanyama and the Mbunda. Independence was achieved in 1975 after a protracted liberation war. That same year, Angola descended into an intense civil war that lasted until 2002. It has since become a relatively stable unitary presidential republic.

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Angola Oil & Gas 2024 Launches In Luanda

MENA FN 29 Feb 2024
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) Angola's premier event for the oil and gas sector – the Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) conference – was officially launched in Luanda on Tuesday. Uniting Angolan ... ....
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Komolafe: Nigeria Gradually Reversing Investment Decline in Oil, Gas Industry

This Day 19 Feb 2024
On the oil and ... It stated, “Stable growth is projected, despite OPEC’s lower production targets for 2024 for two of Africa’s major oil exporters — Nigeria and Angola, the latter of which announced withdrawal of its membership from the bloc owing to disagreements on production cuts....
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India's Nayara Energy announces plans to double Gujarat refinery's capacity

Anadolu Agency 15 Feb 2024
This investment spanned an oil-processing plant, a network of gas stations and a port, with further plans for construction in the pipeline ... Following Angola's announcement to exit OPEC, group reaffirms "commitment to shared objectives of unity and cohesion" 08.01.2024 Oil , International Organization ... Oil up in w/e Dec....
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Blinken Tour of Africa Highlights Failed War Policy of the United States

GlobalResearch 14 Feb 2024
Blinken traveled to the Cape Verde Islands, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Angola from January 21-26 ... Nigeria and Angola. The third country visited by Blinken was Nigeria which has the largest economy on the continent due to its vast oil and natural gas resources ... Blinken’s last visit on this tour was to Angola where oil is a major export....
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