Picture source: electrive.com LUANDA (Reuters) – French oil company Total said on Saturday it plans to drill 13 wells on block 17, offshore Angola, in order to maintain production of 400,000 barrels per day of crude until 2023 in Africa’s second largest crude producer. In a statement, the company said the wells, which will connect…

By VOA GENEVA — The U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reports that more than 80,000 children are among 330,000 Congolese migrants expelled by the Angolan government since the start of October. The migrants were sent to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile Kasai Province, where ethnic tensions triggered a brutal conflict in 2016. According to UNICEF,…

By africanes Angola’s is failing to control its foreign and domestic debt which is estimated at nearly $80 billion despite being the second largest oil producing country in Africa and the continent’s third strongest economy. The debt is very high considering that the country has a resources that has been a major contributor to it’s…

Fonte: VOA Michelle Bachelet alerta para nova onda de violência étnica no Kasai com regresso dos refugiados A Alta Comissária para das Nações Unidas para os Direitos Humanos, Michele Bachelet, exortou nesta sexta-feira, 26, o Governo angolano a suspender as expulsões em massa de migrantes da República Democrática do Congo (RDC). A antiga presidente chilena…

By Reuters| Giulia Paravicini, Stephen Eisenhammer KAMAKO, Democratic Republic of Congo/LUANDA (Reuters) – Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighboring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining, an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied. Angola, the world’s fifth largest diamond producer, has launched an operation in recent…

By David Pilling | Financial Times – OCTOBER 10, 2018 Of all the momentous changes sweeping across southern Africa, the least noticed — though perhaps the most significant — are those in Angola. Understandably there has been great focus on Zimbabwe, where Robert Mugabe was pushed out by the military and a new leader installed…

LUANDA (Reuters) – Angola has secured $2 billion in Chinese financing from the China Development Bank for infrastructure projects on President João Lourenço’s first visit to Beijing, Angola’s state newspaper Jornal de Angola reported on Wednesday. Details of the terms of the financing were not released. The finance ministry did not immediately respond to a…

By AFP At least 10 Congolese were killed in Angola in clashes with locals and the police on the sidelines of a government drive to send them back to Democratic Republic of Congo, reports said on Monday. Angola’s state-run television TPA said 10 nationals from the Democratic Republic of Congo plus an Angolan police officer…

Fonte: FoA A Friends of Angola (FoA) informa à sociedade civil, que a partir de hoje (04.10.18), está aberto o processo de candidaturas para a realização de encontros que visam abordar a implementação das autarquias em Angola. Este projecto esta a ser financiado pelo governo canadiano. Nós acreditamos que o diálogo permanente irá possibilitar a…

By Reporters Without Borders Since taking office exactly a year ago, on 26 September 2017, Angola’s President Joao Lourenço has kept only part of his promise to defend and promote press freedom. Access to state-held information has increased, but Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is concerned about the failure to remove the legislative restraints on the media…

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