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Yellow Fever Outbreak

Angola is experiencing an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Luanda Province, and cases have been reported in the provinces of Kwanza Sul, Huambo, and Huila. As of February 11, at least 200 suspected cases have been reported, including at least 37 deaths.  The Angolan Ministry of Health is working with the World Health Organization ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Security Threat

The U.S. Embassy has received information regarding a potential security threat in Luanda, Angola. As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Embassy advises U.S. Citizens to avoid the following three locations: Belas Shopping (located in the Talatona area of Luanda) Ulengo Commercial Center (located in the Viana area of Luanda) Hotel Baía (located along the Nova ...
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Op-Ed: Strategic Importance of the Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea

Angola hosts from October 7-9, an International Conference on Maritime and Energy Security in the Gulf of Guinea. This conference is unique and especially important because it brings together public and private stakeholders from the global maritime and energy sectors and enables them to share international best practices in order to improve regional security coordination ...
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Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman Visits to Discuss Strengthening Peacekeeping Cooperation between UN and AU on the Continent

The Embassy of the United States of America has the pleasure to announce that on September 10, 2015, Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman will visit Angola. Ambassador Lyman was appointed on August 24 to advance the development of a new partnership between the United Nations and Africa Union. This initiative seeks to improve collaboration between the ...
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