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Qatar, Angola usher in new phase of ties

Qatar, Angola usher in new phase of ties

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Angolan President Joao Manuel Lourenco witnessed the signing of a protocol on political consultations, an agreement on the abolition of visa requirements

Qatar Airways to launch direct flights to Luanda, Angola from March 2020

Qatar Airways to launch direct flights to Luanda, Angola from March 2020

The service, which operates up to five-times weekly to the capital and largest city of Angola will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft

Angola president arrives in Doha

Angola president arrives in Doha

The president of Angola, Joao Manuel Lourenco, arrived in Doha Saturday, on an official three-day visit to Qatar.

Qatar-Angola ties reviewed

Qatar-Angola ties reviewed

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met Angola's Minister of External Relations, Manuel Domingos Augusto ...

Qatar, Angola sign air transport agreement

Qatar, Angola sign air transport agreement

Qatar and Angola on Friday signed an air transport agreement that primarily facilitates national carrier Qatar Airways to expand into that country.

Two children among five dead in Angola football stampede

Two children among five dead in Angola football stampede

Two children and three adults were killed in a stampede at a weekend football match in the Angolan capital Luanda, sparking an investigation, authorities said Monday.

Russia restores contact with Angolan satellite

Russia restores contact with Angolan satellite

Russian specialists on Friday said they have restored communication with Angosat-1, the first national satellite it launched for Angola, days after they lost contact with it.

Russia loses contact with Angolan satellite

Russia loses contact with Angolan satellite

Russia has lost contact with Angola's first national telecoms satellite launched from the Baikonur space pad, its maker said Wednesday -- a fresh embarrassment for Moscow's once proud space industry.

Seven killed in Angola plane crash

Seven killed in Angola plane crash

All seven passengers and crew were killed when a plane bound for the Angolan capital Luanda crashed in a remote corner of the country, emergency services said Friday.

17 dead in stampede at Angolan football stadium

17 dead in stampede at Angolan football stadium

At least 17 football fans died in a stampede at a stadium in northern Angola on Friday, police said, adding that scores of other spectators were injured, many of them seriously.

WHO calls emergency meeting on yellow fever outbreak

WHO calls emergency meeting on yellow fever outbreak

The World Health Organization will hold an emergency meeting Thursday on the yellow fever outbreak that has hit hardest in Angola but risks spreading further if vaccinations are not ramped up.

Angola court jails 17 activists, including rapper, for 'rebellion'

Angola court jails 17 activists, including rapper, for 'rebellion'

A court in Angola on Monday sentenced 17 youth activists, including a well-known rapper, to between two and eight years in jail for rebellion against President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.