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Angola to receive two more Su-30Ks in May

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The Angolan Air Force will in May this year take delivery of another two Su-30K combat aircraft from Russia, having already received six out...

March 24 is Southern African Liberation Day

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March 24 is Southern African Liberation Day the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decreed and it was marked last Sunday in Angola’s Cuando...

Angola getting K-8 jets?

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It appears the Angolan Air Force will be receiving an unknown number of K-8 Karakorum trainer and light attack aircraft from China, after one...

Angola interested in Belarusian air defence systems

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Angola is apparently in discussions with Belarus over the acquisition of air defence systems worth $200 million. This is according to Belarusian media, which report...

Angola battling to revive oil exploration

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Nearly two decades after securing initial rights, Total CEO Patrick Pouyanné was in Luanda to snip the ribbon on a $16 billion...

Three days of violence clear Angolan town of Congolese

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Residents of Kapende, a Congolese neighbourhood in the Angolan town Lucapa, scrawled messages on their homes to keep looters away, but it...

Angola, DR Congo migrant expulsion row

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Democratic Republic of Congo summoned the Angolan ambassador over the expulsion of Congolese migrants from Angola during a crackdown on artisanal diamond...

Angola prepares to receive fisheries research vessel

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Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania has handed over the 74 metre long fishery research vessel Baia Farta to Angola's Ministry of Fisheries....

Angola condemned for migrant crackdown

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DR Congo's government condemned what it called violent expulsion by Angolan authorities of thousands of Congolese citizens during a crackdown on artisanal...

Congo migrants leave Angola, claim crackdown

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Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed in neighbouring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining, an accusation...

Son of ex-Angolan president detained in graft probe

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The son of Angola's ex-president was detained in connection with an investigation into corruption and other crimes, the official ANGOP news agency...

Five dead in Angola soccer stampede

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Five people died and seven were injured in a stampede after an African Champions League soccer match in Luanda, the sports ministry...

Angolan General’s remains return home

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A coffin bearing the remains of General Arlindo Chenda Pena made its exit out of South Africa to his home country of...

Russia and Angola strengthen military ties

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Russia is ready to increase the development of military and military-technical cooperation with Angola. This is according to Russian Deputy Minister of...

Angola and Serbia tightening defence cooperation

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The fourth Angola-Serbia Defense Cooperation Committee met in the Angolan capital Luanda between 11 and 13 June, when a number of agreements...

Former enemies visit key sites of the “Border War”

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Veterans from both sides of the Border War have remembered their former comrades who died or were wounded in that conflict and are bringing...

Angola confirmed as Super Dvora Mk 3 patrol boat customer

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Angola is the customer for four Super Dvora Mk 3 patrol boats ordered from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in 2015. At the time...

Angolan consortium orders six Bombardier Q400s

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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has signed a firm purchase agreement for six new Q400 aircraft with African Aero Trading on behalf of the...

Angolan president sacks armed forces, spy bosses

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Angolan President Joao Lourenco sacked the chief of staff of the armed forces and the head of the foreign intelligence agency, his...

The fog of war: How Cuito Cuanavale became a legend

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One of the interesting aspects of researching the fighting in southern Angola in 1987/88 was finding how different the recorded facts were to popular...

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