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Angola News

Aljazeera.com 
Deadly floods after heavy rainfall in the north of the country have left thousands homeless. See more..
AllAfrica.com 
Luanda — The strengthening of bilateral cooperation in the defense field was high on agenda of Friday audience the Angolan Defence minister João Lourenço granted to Moroccan ambassador to Angola, Saadia el Alaqui in Luanda. The Moroccan diplomat ... See more..
The Herald 
LUANDA. – Floods in Angola have killed at least eleven people and left thousands homeless after the country was hit by torrential rain, rescuers said yesterday. Over 700 homes were destroyed following the deluge in the coastal north-western Luanda ... See more..
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Business Day (registration) 
There will be some significance to Bafana Bafana's friendly internationals against Guinea-Bissau on Saturday and Angola on Tuesday as the games will mark the 349th and the 350th time the team has taken to the field to represent SA. Caretaker coach Owen ... See more..
The Advocate 
An electrical malfunction in an air-conditioner caused a small fire that resulted in quite a bit of smoke in an officers' dorm at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Assistant Warden Gary Young said the fire caused no security breach, did not ... See more..
FIBA 
LUSAKA (FIBA AfroBasket 2017) - Zambia may not be a powerhouse in African basketball but they look highly motivated to make history at FIBA Africa Zone 6 ... See more..
AllAfrica.com 
Luanda — The acting chairman of the MPLA Parliamentary Group, Pedro Sebastião, valued the amendment to Law No. 30/11 of 13 September, Law on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, approved on Thursday during the ordinary plenary session of the ... See more..
AllAfrica.com 
The evolution and management of Angola's public debt, budget, economic projections and growth trends are high on the agenda for the authorities and the ... See more..
AllAfrica.com 
China's ambassador to Angola, Cui Aimin, ensured on Wednesday in Dundo that he will work to mobilize businessmen from his country to invest and help in the ... See more..
News24 
Opposition supporters in Zimbabwe have welcomed a snap of two rival leaders who appeared to be sharing a joke at a protest rally in the capital Harare on Wednesday. The photo shows Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai (in the ... See more..
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Geography

Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo
Area

Total 1,246,700 sq km
Land 1,246,700 sq km
Water 0 sq km

Climate

semiarid in south and along coast to Luanda; north has cool, dry season (May to October) and hot, rainy season (November to April) ;
Natural Resources

petroleum, diamonds, iron ore, phosphates, copper, feldspar, gold, bauxite, uranium ;
Natural Hazards

locally heavy rainfall causes periodic flooding on the plateau
Current Environmental Issues

overuse of pastures and subsequent soil erosion attributable to population pressures; desertification; deforestation of tropical rain forest, in response to both international demand for tropical timber and to domestic use as fuel, resulting in loss of biodiversity; soil erosion contributing to water pollution and siltation of rivers and dams; inadequate supplies of potable water ;

Demographics

Nationality
Angolan
Population
18,565,269 (July 2013 est.)
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Finances

Angola's high growth rate in recent years was driven by high international prices for its oil. Angola became a member of OPEC in late 2006 and its current assigned a production quota of 1.65 million barrels a day (bbl/day). Oil production and its supporting activities contribute about 85% of GDP. Diamond exports contribute an additional 5%. Subsistence agriculture provides the main livelihood for most of the people, but half of the country's food is still imported. Increased oil production supported growth averaging more than 17% per year from 2004 to 2008. A postwar reconstruction boom and resettlement of displaced persons ...See More has led to high rates of growth in construction and agriculture as well. Much of the country's infrastructure is still damaged or undeveloped from the 27-year-long civil war. Land mines left from the war still mar the countryside, even though peace was established after the death of rebel leader Jonas SAVIMBI in February 2002. Since 2005, the government has used billions of dollars in credit lines from China, Brazil, Portugal, Germany, Spain, and the EU to rebuild Angola's public infrastructure. The global recession that started in 2008 temporarily stalled economic growth. Lower prices for oil and diamonds during the global recession slowed GDP growth to 2.4% in 2009, and many construction projects stopped because Luanda accrued $9 billion in arrears to foreign construction companies when government revenue fell in 2008 and 2009. Angola abandoned its currency peg in 2009, and in November 2009 signed onto an IMF Stand-By Arrangement loan of $1.4 billion to rebuild international reserves. Consumer inflation declined from 325% in 2000 to about 10% in 2012. Higher oil prices have helped Angola turn a budget deficit of 8.6% of GDP in 2009 into an surplus of 12% of GDP in 2012. Corruption, especially in the extractive sectors, also is a major challenge. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$130.4 billion (2012 est.); $120.3 billion (2011 est.); $115.7 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

20.4% of GDP (2012 est.); 24% of GDP (2011 est.); 21.8% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

bananas, sugarcane, coffee, sisal, corn, cotton, cassava (manioc), tobacco, vegetables, plantains; livestock; forest products; fish
Industries

petroleum; diamonds, iron ore, phosphates, feldspar, bauxite, uranium, and gold; cement; basic metal products; fish processing; food processing, brewing, tobacco products, sugar; textiles; ship repair