Angola

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Because of strict immigration rules, few Angolans ever visit Kenya for tourism or medical care.
The Angolans have seven victories, four draws and two defeats.
We Angolans always thought about this as normal because to us this possibility was never denied.
The new Angolan constitution, adopted in 2010, provides for the abolition of direct election of the president and stipulates that the head of the winning party in the election be head of state.
Dubai Angolan tourists using electronic payment methods in the UAE have increased by 239.4 per cent from 2009 to 2010, overtaking Australia in tenth place among biggest spenders in the UAE, according to Visa's latest tourism outlook report.
When Angolans began to conceive of "Angola" or "Angola e Congo" as distinct political entities separate from Portugal, the colonial ruler, Angolan nationalism began to develop.
Global Banking News-23 June 2010-HSBC discontinues relationship with Angolan banks(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
And his people seemed to listen, as most Angolans got on with the business of watching football and partying, with few talking about the Cabinda incident.
The Angolan musician and his band were originally scheduled to play in 2006, an event canceled in the wake of Israel's devastating bombardment of Lebanon.
The last time Angolans went to the polls in 1992, the electoral outcome reignited the long-running civil war after Jonas Savimbi, the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola rebel leader, lost to the incumbent and now-President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
In one of his speeches, he reminded Angolans that "priority number one, Angolans; priority number two, Angolans; and priority number three Angolans." A man whose views were in many ways analogous to those of President Laurent Kabila who is praised for wanting to review all contracts signed with foreigners prior to his taking office; and is recognised as a hero, yet his colleague, Savimbi, is viewed as a scoundrel.
"While ordinary Angolans suffered through a profound humanitarian crisis, their government oversaw the suspicious disappearance of truly colossal sums of money," Arvind Ganesan, director of the Business and Human Rights Programme at the HRW group said.
Angola is facing enormous challenges as millions of displaced Angolans become reintegrated into society.