Friends of Angola once again condemns the continuing repression of young people who were detained in an attempt to rally in Kalandula, Malanje province. The repression was carried out again by the National Police, an institution whose duty is to protect the demonstrators. Friends of Angola (FoA) remains concerned about the wave of repression against…

By Friends of Angola PRESS RELEASE: Referring to the October 15, 2019 incident involving the police and citizens taking part in a peaceful demonstration, it is with grave concern that Friends of Angola (FoA) denounces the brutality with which the National Police acted. Organizers reported that the peaceful demonstration was convened to challenge the high…

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — The Catholic church in Angola is urging the government to declare a state of emergency over the drought that has affected at least 1 million people in the country’s south. The comments on Monday, reported by the Portuguese news agency Lusa, follow a similar call last month by Angola’s main…

O Governo Angolano, por meio do Ministério da Justiça e dos Direitos Humanos, não respondeu até ao momento ao processo da organização não-governamental Friends of Angola (FoA), que pretende legalizar a instituição no país, numa altura em que são passados mais de 120 dias desde que foi remetida, com toda a documentação exigida, a solicitação…

By Pedro Agosto Luanda — Angola Bureau LUANDA, (CAJ News) – THE ongoing debacle around a multinational firm caught up in a global multibillion-dollar accounting scandal and the coinciding with the collapse of a bank after some members of the ruling party were implicated is a major blow to Angola President Joao Lourenco’s pledge to…

By Reliefweb Angola The humanitarian situation in Angola continues to deteriorate, and is disproportionately affecting women and children. Erratic rainfall throughout south Angola has worsened drought conditions, affecting 2.3 million people, including over 491,000 children under 5 years. GAM prevalence sits at 9.8 percent SAM is at 5.6 percent according to VAC results. Between 70…

By: Friends of Angola It is with great concern that we follow the drought situation in southern Angola as it continues to decimate family members with greater emphasis on children under five years of age. Provinces bordering other countries like Cunene, Kuando Kubango and Moxico are the most widely affected and people are choosing to…

By Friends of Angola According to a Voice of America (VoA) article published on September 4th, 2019, a major oil spill hit the sea in the Angolan Cabinda province and left many fishermen without much activity. It is yet another major oil spill with consequences for the Angolan fish industry. Fishermen are unable to go…

Fonte: Friends of Angola É com bastante preocupação que acompanhamos a situação da seca no sul de Angola que continua a dizimar membros de famílias com maior destaque para as crianças com menos de cinco anos de idade, províncias que fazem fronteira com outros países como Cunene, Kuando Kubango e Moxico são as mais afectadas…

Image: World Bank By Florindo Chivucute In an interview published in the Angolan newspaper Valor Economico on June 17th, 2019, two high-ranking World Bank officials denied a lack of transparency with the 2.5 billion dollar loan to the Angolan government. The officials stated the NGO Friends of Angola Director “does not understand the leading process…

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