August 3, 2017 The Honorable Robert Gabriel Mugabe The President of the Democratic Republic of Zimbabwe Munhumutapa Building Harare Re: Concerns over Constitution Amendment Bill (No.1) and judicial independence in Zimbabwe. Your Excellency, The undersigned bar associations and organizations concerned with the rule of law respectfully write to note our grave concern over the future…

By AFP Angola’s parliament passed a law on Friday that will drastically limit the powers of the country’s future presidents in matters of security and defence. The law will only apply to successors of the current head of state, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has enjoyed unfettered control of Angola’s sprawling military and security…

Fotografía: JOSÉ CARLOS CARVALHO Fonte: Expresso Quatro altos-quadros da TAP terão permitido e ajudado a montar em Portugal um esquema de falsa prestação de serviços da companhia aérea à Sonair, uma empresa subsidiária da Sonangol A Transportadora Aérea Nacional (TAP) foi utilizada por responsáveis da petrolífera angolana Sonangol num esquema de branqueamento de capitais –…

Cardin Criticizes Indictment of Angolan Journalist Rafael Marques WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement Wednesday after theindictment of Angolan Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais for “outrage to a body of sovereignty and injury against public authority,” under the Law on Crimes against the…

By AFP Luanda (AFP) – Angola’s government is preparing a golden parachute for the country’s president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, complete with first-class air travel and a chauffeur-driven car. And after 38 years in power, he will retire on a pension not far short of his current salary. A bill to go before parliament would…

Friends of Angola: Strengthening Democracy in Angola Through Community journalism. Lição 3 – O papel social e politico do jornalismo comunitário. Por Domingos da Cruz

Friends of Angola: Strengthening Democracy in Angola Through Community journalism. Lição 3 – O papel social e politico do jornalismo comunitário. Por Domingos da Cruz

Friends of Angola: Strengthening Democracy in Angola Through Community journalism. Lição 01 – Conceito de jornalismo comunitário. Por Domingos da Cruz

06/01/2017 Dear Colleagues: We were informed that INDRA and SINFIC, which are companies located in Spain and Portugal, were accused by civil society and Angolan opposition: UNITA, CASA-CE, PRS and FNLA, of undermining Angolan’s fragile democratic system. Allegedly, the government hired these two companies to assist in manipulating election results to their advantage. The concern…

A menos de três meses das eleições gerais em Angola, a Friends of Angola, uma organização da sociedade civil sediada em Washington DC, enviou um pedido à embaixada de Espanha, solicitando uma investigação à empresa espanhola INDRA. Fonte: VOA Na origem deste pedido estão denúncias dos partidos da oposição, UNITA, CASA-CE, PRS e FNLA, de…

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