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Angola

Overview

A former 16th century Portuguese colony up until 1975, Angola seems to keep a relatively low profile compared to some other African countries, and its Latin influence can be seen throughout capital city Luanda - from architecture and language to culture and nightlife. Located in South Central Africa and also an oil-producing mineral-rich nation, Angola's landscape seems a hodgepodge of one part desert, two servings of rainforest, one tablespoon of savannah, a pinch of plateau, and part coastline - like many coastal African countries. Matador will be publishing articles and photo essays that give us a peek into this seemingly reclusive nation.

Angola Articles

Nicki Minaj joins new squad: Celebs who perform overseas for human rights abusers

51 things to do in 51 African countries

A quick guide to the 2010 Cup of Nations

5 Reasons to Go to Angola in 2009 (And Beyond)

In the Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2

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