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Security Alert – Protest in Kinaxixi, Luanda

Location: Kinaxixi neighborhood of Luanda Event: A small group of election workers protested over payment in the Kinaxixi area of Luanda earlier this morning. There were reports of crowd control using live gun fire and/or teargas. There is a possibility for additional protests in the coming days with the potential to impact U.S. citizens in ...
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Alert – Angolan Elections Scheduled for August 24, 2022

Location: Angola, countrywide Event: Angola will hold general elections on August 24, 2022.  You may notice traffic disruptions in areas surrounding polling locations (“Assembleias de Voto”). Actions to Take: Continue to take all normal precautions. Do not physically resist any robbery attempt. Use caution when walking or driving at night. Keep a low profile. For ...
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The United States Congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on Elections

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON September 27, 2022 The United States Congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on Elections  The United States congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on its elections. The Santomean people have had the opportunity to have their votes counted and their voices heard in ...
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Joint Statement on Atlantic Cooperation

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 We, Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ireland, Mauritania, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Senegal, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States, as coastal countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean and members of the community of Atlantic countries, share a commitment to a peaceful, prosperous, ...
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Angola Elections – PRESS STATEMENT

Angola Presidential Elections PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 We congratulate President-elect Joao Lourenco on his election as Angola’s next president. We look forward to working with him to strengthen the vital relationship between Angola and the United States. We will continue to collaborate closely with the Angolan government and ...
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President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency João Lourenço

  U.S. Embassy in Luanda President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Angola to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço   September 13, 2022 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço on ...
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STATEMENT BY VEDANT PATEL, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON – ANGOLA ELECTIONS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY VEDANT PATEL, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON August 29, 2022 ANGOLA ELECTIONS The United States notes the broad participation of Angolans in the August 24 elections.  We look forward to working together on a path toward a safer, more secure, and prosperous Angola for ...
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