By DW Deputados eleitos tomam posse em meio a ceticismo da sociedade civil sobre alterações na ordem política. Representantes ouvidos pela DW África dizem que mudanças só vão ocorrer com saída do MPLA do poder. As peças do jogo político permaneceram as mesmas com as eleições gerais de 23 de agosto em Angola. Esta quinta-feira…

By VOA LUANDA, ANGOLA — The veteran leader of Angola’s largest opposition party said Wednesday that he would step down to allow someone else to keep the new government of President Joao Lourenco to account. Isaias Samakuva, who has led UNITA since 2003, said a new leader should take the party forward through the “new…

After 38 years in power, former Angolan leader Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, center right, greets incoming President Joao Lourenco, center left, during his inauguration ceremony in Luanda, Angola. (Mavinga / European Pressphoto Agency) By Los Angeles Times Robyn Dixon Contact Reporter After 38 years as president of Angola, Jose Eduardo dos Santos left the nation’s…

LUANDA (Reuters) – Angola’s first new president in almost four decades vowed to rebuild an economy devastated by falling oil prices and fight corruption at his inauguration on Tuesday. João Lourenço told thousands of supporters in Luanda he would also tackle gaping inequality in Africa’s second largest oil producer – though analysts have already raised…

A Friend of Angola, acompanha com preocupação, os actos de intolerância política ocorridos no Monte Belo, província de Benguela. Intolerância consubstanciada na queima de residência, pilhagem e agressão física aos militantes da UNITA. À estes actos de intolerância política no Monte Belo, somam-se outros na Kapupa (Benguela), na Província da Lunda Sul e Huambo. Neste…

Luanda, Angola | AFP | The leading opposition party in Angola said Saturday its lawmakers would take their seats in parliament, withdrawing a threat to boycott the assembly to protest last month’s election outcome. The National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), which won 27 percent of the vote, also said it was…

By World Religion News On Friday August 25, over 400 Regional Convention for Jehovah’s Witnesses attendees were rendered unconscious when unknown assailants spread a non-lethal gas through the main auditorium and restrooms of the Viana Assembly at Witnesses in Luanda, Angola. According to the organization’s main website, there were few injuries among those present at…

Claudia Gastrow, University of Johannesburg The swearing in of the new Angolan parliament marks the first time in 38 years that Angola has a new president. João Lourenço, who Angolans refer to as “JLo”, replaces the long-serving José Eduardo dos Santos, who carries on as president of the ruling MPLA, the Movimento Popular de Libertação…

By allAfrica Luanda — Angolan MP-elect, Abel Chivukuvuku, announced on Thursday that he will decline his parliamentary mandate in 2017/2022 to prepare for the 2022 general election and the local elections. Abel Chivukuvuku made this pronouncement at the end of the 3rd Ordinary Meeting of the National Deliberation Council of CASA-CE coalition, held under the…

By QUARTZ The United Nations (UN) will probe North Korea’s military cooperation with 11 African countries, according to a report published by an eight-member panel of experts on Sept. 9. The report claims North Korea sidestepped international sanctions to provide military and security assistance to Tanzania, Uganda, Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Mozambique,…

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