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Angola home page

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Angola Home Page



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Basic Information: 

Angola’s full name is The Republic of Angola and has a population of 17.5 million (UN, 2008). The capital of Angola is Luanda. The size of Angola is 1.25m sq m (481,354 sq miles). The major religion is Christianity and the major languages are Portuguese (official), Umburdu, Kimbunda, and Kikongo. The life expectancy for men is 41 years and for women 44 years. Their main exports are oil, diamonds, minerals, coffee, fish, and timber. Their current president is Jose Eduardo dos Santos. 

Question: The life expectancy for men is 41 years, and 44 years for women. Why do you think this is?

From Angola's perspective


From the Portuguese perspective


Sources for Pictures




·         "Luanda." Online Photograph. Britannica Student Encyclopædia. 13  Apr.  2009  <http://student.britannica.com/eb/art-51591>.


Man on beach


·         "Congolese children wait outside a refugee centre."Telegraph. 8 Nov. 2008. 13 Apr.  2009. <www.telegraph.co.uk>

Trapped children


·         "Children played schoolyard games amid the construction boom in Luanda"  11 Dec.  2005.The Boston Globe.  14 Apr., 2009.< www.boston.com>

Happy children


·         "Angolan policemen take their positions" 21 Mar., 2009. Daylife.  14 Apr., 2009 < www.daylife.com>

People as a community.


·         "Soldiers in the Angola Crises" Office of the Historian.14 Apr. 2009 <history.state.gov>

More fighting



·         "An Angolan amputee injured by a landmine"2008.  The center for public integrity.  14 Apr., 2009<projects.publicintegrity.org>

Lost leg




·         "U.S. Fund for UNICEF - USA - Fieldnotes" U.S. Fund for UNICEF, 13 April, 2009




·         Bearak, Barry "Pope Tells Clergy in Angola to Work Against Belief in Witchcraft" 8 April 2009 <http://fieldnotes.unicefusa.org/mt/mt-search.cgi?tag=UNICEF&blog_id=1>





Comments (3)

Robbie said

at 12:42 pm on Apr 14, 2009

I agree that it is a great idea to include background information.

Chen Michael said

at 12:02 pm on Apr 16, 2009

This is good....go to the CONGO

Annmaree said

at 10:01 pm on May 11, 2009

This is good so far but I think that their is way too much space at the top of the page. Also you could make the flag bigger you might like to put some more informaton on the frount page.

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