Tag: angola

Oil buyers flee Nigeria, leaving toxic spill cleanup

Oil buyers flee Nigeria, leaving toxic spill cleanup

| September 11, 2014

(GIN)—Angola’s crude oil is proving sweet to U.S. buyers who are snapping it up as fast as they are dropping purchases from Nigeria, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Breaking a 40-year record, crude oil exports from Angola to the U.S. are averaging around 116,000 barrels per day (bpd) since […]

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Angola playground for accused sex trafficker

Angola playground for accused sex trafficker

(GIN)—An army general close to Angola’s President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been red listed on the Interpol wanted list by Brazilian police. He’s accused of trafficking women for the purposes of sexual exploitation. But, Bento dos Santos Kangamba is not living in fear but enjoying the good life among Angola’s newly-minted millionaires. There is […]

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Anti-corruption group taps Angolan blogger for prize

Anti-corruption group taps Angolan blogger for prize

| November 21, 2013

(GIN)—Bloggers from China and Angola will share the “Integrity Prize” for taking on the corrupt elites in their respective countries despite great personal risk. The award was launched by the Berlin-based Transparency International to honor journalists, government officials and civil society leaders who bravely challenge corruption around the world. Chinese journalist Luo Changping and Angolan […]

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