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Devastation caused by landmines reaches far beyond injury and death

Devastation caused by landmines reaches far beyond injury and death

Apr 04, 2013

04 April 2013 - Richard MacCormac, head of humanitarian mine action for DanChurchAid, talks about the dangerous and multi-faceted nature of landmine clearance.

Angola: seven killed in latest forced evictions

Angola: seven killed in latest forced evictions

Mar 26, 2010

The latest in a series of brutal, forced evictions in Angola kills seven people, including four children

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About Angola
  • Population:19.6 million (World Bank, 2011)
  • Capital: Luanda
  • Area: 1.25m sq km (481,354 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Portuguese (official), Umbundu, Kimbundu, Kikongo
  • Major religion: Christianity, traditional African religions
  • Life expectancy: 45 years (men), 49 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 kwanza = 100 lwei
  • Main exports: Oil, diamonds, minerals, coffee, fish, timber
  • GNI per capita: US $3,450 (World Bank, 2008)