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2009-10-27 02:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan forecasts that spending on electricity infrastructure in Angola will reach $8.4 billion over the next few years.

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2009-09-23 06:30:00

Scientists have reported that the giant sable antelope, which is Angola's national symbol, has dropped in population to less than 100 creatures.

2009-09-16 14:15:54

Angola intends to ask the International Fund for $2 billion in loans as its currency tumbles, a government spokesman in Luanda said. A spokesman for Finance Minister Bastos de Almeida said the IMF had offered Angola a loan of $500 million in a recent meeting in Luanda. However, I wouldn't be surprised if they offered a bit more than that and then during the program sought to edge it up, Angola economic analyst Edward Georgen at the Economist Intelligence Unit, told Radio France Internationale.

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2009-08-21 12:50:00

Paleontologists say Angola is fast becoming a "museum in the ground" for rare dinosaur fossils, where some are actually sticking out of the ground.

2009-08-10 15:05:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc.

2009-07-17 06:05:00

HONG KONG, July 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company" or "CNOOC Ltd.", NYSE: CEO; SEHK: 0883) is pleased to announce today that the Company through a 50:50 joint venture with Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation ("SINOPEC"), has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Marathon International Petroleum Angola Block 32 Limited, a subsidiary of Marathon Oil Corporation, to acquire a 20% working interest in the Production Sharing Contract and...

2009-07-17 06:02:00

HOUSTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced that its subsidiary, Marathon International Petroleum Angola Block 32 Limited, has entered into a definitive agreement with CNOOC International Limited (CNOOC), and Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation (SINOPEC) under which CNOOC and SINOPEC will purchase an undivided 20 percent participating interest in the Production Sharing Contract and Joint Operating Agreement...

2009-06-30 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Angola and Mozambique are amongst the most promising telecommunications markets in Africa and have high potential for growth.


Latest Angola Reference Libraries

Baboon Spider, Pterinochilus murinus
2014-08-29 11:57:31

The Baboon Spider (Pterinochilus murinus), an old-world tarantula, was initially described in 1897 by Reginald Innes Pocock. This species is found on the African continent, in Angola, as well as central, eastern, and southern Africa. Among those who keep tarantulas as pets, Pterinochilus murinus is known as “OBT”, which means Orange Baboon Tarantula or Orange Bitey Thing, and also as the Pterror, a pun on its Latin genus classification: Pterinochilus. These nicknames are in reference...

Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

Barbeled Houndshark, Leptocharias smithii
2012-09-03 08:24:18

The Barbeled houndshark (Leptocharias smithii) is a species of bottom dwelling shark and sole member of the Leptochariidae family. It is a fish found in the Atlantic Ocean, inhabiting coastal waters of Africa from Mauritania to Angola and found at depths up to 246 feet. It is occasionally found as far north as the Mediterranean Sea. Its habitat is typically muddy water around river mouths. This fish can grow up to 32 inches in length, and is characterized by its long, slender body,...

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-06-25 08:55:42

The Giant Sable Antelope, Hippotragus niger variani, is a rare subspecies of Sable Antelope native and endemic to the region between Cuango and Luando Rivers in Angola. They live in forests near the water, where leaves and tree sprouts are always juicy and abundant. It is an endangered species, so it is protected in natural parks, and hunting it is, therefore, forbidden. Both sexes have horns, which can reach 59 inches. Males and females are strikingly similar in appearance until they...

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