Fonte: Expresso A eurodeputada considera que a missão de observação para as eleições de agosto “foi inviabilizada porque o governo angolano não deu as condições elementares”. A eurodeputada Ana Gomes acusou o Governo de Angola de inviabilizar uma missão de observadores da UE para as eleições de agosto, ao “fingir que convidava” o bloco europeu…

By AFP Washington (AFP) – Oil field services giant Halliburton will pay nearly $30 million to resolve allegations of bribery in Angola, US regulators announced Thursday. Former Halliburton vice president Jeannot Lorenz also agreed to pay a $75,000 fine for falsifying the company’s books and circumventing internal controls, the Securities and Exchange Commission said in…

By Reuters LUANDA (Reuters) – The European Union has scrapped plans to observe elections in Angola next month, after Luanda failed to agree to a package of conditions, including access to all parts of the country during the poll, an EU spokesperson said on Friday. The EU expects instead to send a smaller team of…

By CIVICUS Attacks by the authorities on protesters, critics, NGOs and the media in Angola, Kenya and Tanzania have led global civil alliance, CIVICUS, to add the nations to its Watch List of countries where there are serious and ongoing threats to civic space. The updated Watch List, which is regularly reviewed in response to…

Fonte: VOA “Nelo Boy” foi atingido quando fugia da polícia Um adolescente de 17 anos foi morto pela polícia na zona de Zango 2, arredores de Luanda, quando fugia dos agentes no sábado, 22, depois de ter posto fogo numa bandeira do MPLA. Ao ver aproximar uma brigada da Polícia de Intervenção Rápida, depois de…

Four high ranking employees of the National Airline in Portugal (TAP) have allowed and helped to assemble in Portugal, a false provision of airline services to Sonair, a subsidiary of Sonangol, an Angolan oil public company. TAP was used by leaders of Sonangol in an Angolan oil money laundering scheme – reported to be over…

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 –…

By: Mark Smulian Angola should reform its education system to give students better value and match what is taught to the needs of the labour market, an African Development Bank report has said. Higher education costs were “exorbitantly high and a burden on students who are not receiving the services that they pay for”, the…

The only organisations with which Angola has election observation deals were the African Union and the southern African bloc SADC By AFP Angola has rejected conditions demanded by an EU election observer mission that had been preparing to witness next month’s polls in the country, state media reported Monday. The European team had called for…

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