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27 Jun 2000 description

BRASILIA, Brazil (PANA) - The Angolan rebel group, Unita, has earned four billion US dollars from diamonds trafficking since the country's first civil war broke out after Angola's independence in 1975, according to the Brazilian paper "Correio Braziliense."

22 Jun 2000 description

Mildred Mulenga
PANA Correspondent

21 Jun 2000 description

Desmond Davies, PANA Correspondent

16 Jun 2000 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - Malaria killed at least 238 people between January and June in Luanda's district of Kilamba Kiaxi, the district's health officer, Joaquim Martins, said.

11 Jun 2000 description

HUAMBO, Angola (PANA) - Over 205,000 children aged up to five years are expected to be vaccinated against polio by Sunday in the 11 towns Huambo province in Central Angola, official sources said.

02 Jun 2000 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - European Union's special representative for the Great Lakes region has left Luanda for the Democratic Republic of Congo, after holding talks with Angolan authorities.

01 Jun 2000 description

LUBANGO, Angola (PANA) - UNICEF is contributing some 200,000 US dollars toward the benefit of children, including a vaccination campaign planned in June against poliomyelitis in Angola's southern Huila province.

27 May 2000 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - Spain has donated 3,765 tons of rice worth 1.3 million US dollars to help war-displaced people in Angola.

19 May 2000 description

HUAMBO, Angola (PANA) - Malaria has killed at least 203 people over the last three months at the Huambo central hospital in central Angola out of a total of 5,959 cases that were diagnosed during the period.
According to a source at the ministry of health, the number of cases was higher than during the same period in 1999 when 2,106 cases were recorded.

Malaria killed 155 patients out of the 1,349 patients who were admitted in the hospital during the period in 1999.

17 May 2000 description

LUENA, Angola (PANA) - The US government has granted 500,000 dollars for the clearance of landmine fields in eastern Angola's Moxico province, an official said Wednesday.

16 May 2000 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - An agreement on free repatriation of refugees from Angola, Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo was signed Tuesday in Luanda at the end of a tripartite meeting of interior ministers of the three countries.

16 May 2000 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - The UN secretary general's advisor on African conflicts, Ibrahim Gambari, is holding talks in Luanda Tuesday with the Angolan foreign minister, Joao Miranda.

14 May 2000 description

OSHAKATI, Namibia (PANA) - Most of the 200 Angolans who had crossed into Namibia to escape civil war in their country have now left the camps at Ohauwanga, Onaimbungu and Odila in Ohangwena region and gone back home.

11 May 2000 description

WINDHOEK, Namibia (PANA) - The US Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, Julia Taft, is expected to hand over a food donation worth over three million Namibian dollars when he visits the Osire refugee camp occupied by Angolan refugees Monday.

10 May 2000 description

LUBANGO, Angola (PANA) - About 7,000 displaced people in the Angolan municipality of Jamba, in the southern province of Huila, have been forced to eat wild fruits for survival.

06 May 2000 description

LUBANGO, Angola (PANA) - The local government of Huila province in southern Angola said it would resettle over 70,000 persons displaced by in their original homes between May and September.

28 Apr 2000 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - Japan granted six million US dollars to Angola for improvement of medical equipment at Luanda's Lucrecia Paim maternity hospital and for housing displaced people.

27 Apr 2000 description

WINDHOEK, Namibia (PANA) - President Sam Nujoma has reiterated that serious steps would be taken by Namibian security forces to pursue UNITA rebels inside Angolan territory should they continue to destabilise the Kavango and western Caprivi regions.

25 Apr 2000 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - Thirty-eight people were killed Sunday on the Puri-Negage road in the northern Uige province when the vehicles they were travelling in triggered an anti-tank mine.