Cubans protected Chevron from Unita

flecChevron houses some 6,000 people at the Malongo compound, built in the 1960s, in Angola, but capacity constraints mean contractors have had to seek lodging outside the base that protected employees through decades of conflict.

Chevron’s 2,965-acre (1,200-hectare) Malongo compound … Read the rest

Angolan police fire teargas to disperse UNITA protest

unitaAngolan police fired tear gas and warning shots on Saturday to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters demonstrating in the capital against the disappearance and possible murder of two anti-government activists.

The ruling MPLA party this week accused the main UNITA … Read the rest

Angola marks 10 years since end of civil war

Angola marked the 10th anniversary of the end of its three-decade civil war on Wednesday as President Jose Eduardo dos Santos unveiled a monument near the site where a long-time rebel leader was killed.

The 27-year war was one of … Read the rest