Source: Reliefweb The drought in Angola continues to be exacerbated by below average and erratic rainfall, and inadequate humanitarian response to address urgent needs. Between January and March, UNICEF screened 43,578 children for malnutrition in Lunda Norte, Huila, Cunene, Bie and Namibe. A total of 2,500 children under five with SAM were admitted for therapeutic…

By VOA In recent years, Angola has become one of the richest countries in Africa. One reason is money earned by Angola’s oil industry. In 2017, business advisory service Mercer named the capital, Luanda, the most costly city for foreigners to live in. But, many Luandans do not have access to even basic needs. Luanda…

By allAfrica.com Luanda — The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in the framework of the technical assistance provided to the Republic of Angola, has recommended improving the process of execution of the State Budget (OGE), controlling the stages of public spending and purchasing procedures, despite of the efforts made by the Government, informed the consultant of…

By Friends of Angola In 2020, Angola will hold its first municipal elections where mayors will be elected for the first time by popular vote. The focus of this project is to engage citizens, traditional and local leaders, civil society and politicians in the political process and encourage democratic development through providing the tools to…

Picture: Friends of Angola LUANDA, April 18 (Reuters) – Angola’s President João Lourenço annulled the tender for the country’s fourth telecoms operating license on Thursday and ordered it to be re-run to ensure “a clean and transparent process,” his office said. The move comes less than a week after a little known Angolan company, Telstar…

Source: Reliefweb This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review of Angola in November 2019. It assesses the national human rights framework regarding land and human rights, fundamental freedoms and LGBTI rights. Amnesty International raises concerns about the continued lack of investigation of human rights violations to hold those responsible to account; expropriation of…

By U.S.Embassy in Angola Joint Declaration THE REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AGREE TO PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SECOND BILATERAL DIALOGUE On March 19, 2019, the Republic of Angola and the United States of America held the second Bilateral Dialogue on Human Rights at the Ministry of Justice and Human…

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