Friends of Angola condemns the continuing repression of peaceful protesters in who were detained in an attempt to hold a peaceful, legal protest this Tuesday to call for a referendum in Cabinda province. The repression was carried out again by the National Police, an institution whose duty is to protect the demonstrators. Friends of Angola…

By Friends of Angola It is with great concern that we have come to learn about the use of false identity as well as bribery attempts from individuals linked to the Angolan embassy in Washington, DC to discourage board members to disassociate with Friends of Angola. Friends of Angola will like to remind the Embassy…

Fonte: Friend of Angola É com bastante preocupação que a Direcção da Friends of Angola tomou conhecimento de que indivíduos ligados a Embaixada de Angola, perseguem e tentam subornar os nossos colaboradores para que se desvinculem da Friends of Angola. A Friends of Angola lembra a Embaixada de Angola e ao governo angolano em geral,…

Three activists held at the headquarters of the municipality of Kalandula, Malange province, were sentenced last Friday, 11/01, to 15 days in prison and ordered to pay a fine of 20,000 kwanzas each, by the Municipal Court of Cacuso. By Radio Angola A number of young people – Hermenegildo Jesus, Teixeira Moses and Felix de…

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…

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