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27 tonnes of maize stolen in Angola, 5 detained

Twenty-seven tonnes of maize was reportedly stolen from the port of the Angolan city of Benguela. The goods, bought for Angola’s Strategic Food Reserve, arrived in Angola from Argentina in December last year. Five men, including an Eritrean and a Chinese man, have since been arrested, according to AgĂȘncia Lusa. The goods were diverted from […]

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Toxic leak from Angola diamond mine kills 12, leaves 4,500 sick in DR Congo

A toxic leak from a massive diamond mine in Angola killed at least 12 people and left 4,500 sick, a minister in Democratic Republic of Congo says. The leak turned a tributary of the River Congo red and killed huge numbers of fish, which some people ate, said Environment Minister Eve Bazaiba. Reuters reported the mine […]