By LUSA|Friends of Angola Friends of Angola (FoA), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has urged the World Bank to increase transparency regarding the funding it has made available to the Angolan Government for social security and water projects. FoA, an organization created in 2014 and headquartered in Washington, informed The World Bank that it was concerned…

By Jaclyn Jaeger | Compliance Week The U.K. Serious Fraud Office on June 3 fined U.K.-based logistics and freight operations company FH Bertling £850,000 (U.S. 1.08 million) for a bribery scheme created to secure contracts in Angola. The four-year investigation and prosecution by the SFO targeted FH Bertling’s involvement in an oil project in Angola,…

By Friends of Angola A Friends of Angola (FoA), organização não governamental sediada em Washington DC, solicitou mais transparência aos fundos que o Banco Mundial tem vindo a emprestar ao governo angolano com o objectivo de financiar projectos de segurança social e água. A FoA também solicitou mais informações sobre as partes interessadas com as…

By Freedom House Overview: Angola has been ruled by the same party since independence, and authorities have systematically repressed political dissent. Corruption, due process violations, and abuses by security forces all remain common. Since President João Lourenço’s election in 2017, the government has taken steps to crack down on endemic corruption and eased restrictions on…

By EIN Luanda, ANGOLA, June 6 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has released USD 15 million for the implementation of projects turned to the eradication of hunger in Angola, informed on Wednesday, in Luanda, the representative of this international organisation in this country, Gherda Barreto Cajina., The FAO representative disclosed the…

By Herculano Coroado|reliefweb CUNENE PROVINCE, ANGOLA — Southern Angola is facing the worst drought in decades, with at least 2.3 million people at high risk of suffering malnutrition because they couldn’t get enough food, the United Nations Children’s Fund says. Among them is 58-year-old farmer Eduardo Noukala, who is struggling to find enough grass and…

Fonte: Faustino Henrique|Jornal de Angola 27 de Maio, 2019 Independentemente de eventuais falhas, a criação da Comissão da Verdade e Reconciliação, na África do Sul, foi um exemplo positivo para África e para o mundo, razão pela qual em muitos Estados, com uma realidade pós-conflito, levantaram vozes que defendiam a necessidade de um exercício semelhante….

Fonte: Observador Pelo menos 14 milhões de angolanos não possuem registo de nascimento e bilhete de identidade, divulgou o secretário de Estado da Justiça angolano. Pelo menos 14 milhões de angolanos não possuem registo de nascimento e bilhete de identidade, divulgou hoje o secretário de Estado da Justiça angolano, embora garantindo que um “novo paradigma…

By Amnesty International A judge at the Cabinda Court ordered the provisional release of 40 more protesters on 19 April. Ten other protesters remain arbitrarily detained without charge, arrested for their involvement in peaceful protests. One female is detained at Yabi prison and nine males are detained at Cabinda civil prison. Several of the protesters…

Picture: Friends of Angola Angolan activist Hitler “Samussuku” Tshikonde. Drop Case Against ‘Samussuku’ Tshikonde for Insulting President By Human Rights Watch (Johannesburg, May 17, 2019) – Angolan authorities should investigate alleged police abuse against a political activist and drop the baseless case against him, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 10, 2019 in Luanda,…

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