Fonte: VOA Um estudo da Associação para Justiça, Paz e Democracia (AJPD) sobre impacto da exploração de diamantes nas províncias angolanas das Lundas Norte e Sul concluiu que o lado social das comunidades vizinhas tem sido descurado pelas empresas de exploração que, em vários casos, coartam vários direitos das populações. Em todas elas, o impacto…

By North Africa Post The United States will grant Angola around two million dollars in ongoing assistance for combating money laundering and terrorist financing, the US Deputy Secretary of State has announced. John Sullivan made the announcement in Luanda Monday at a joint press conference with Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto at the end of…

Fonte: FoA A Friends of Angola (FoA) informa à sociedade civil, que a partir do dia 4 de Março de 2019, está aberto o processo de candidaturas para a realização de encontros que visam abordar a implementação das autarquias em Angola. Nós acreditamos que o diálogo permanente irá possibilitar a construção da paz, o possível…

By Manuel Ennes Ferreira, Ricardo Soares de Oliveira | OXFORD From inauspicious beginnings in a post-socialist, highly dysfunctional financial system, Angolan banking grew in less than a decade after the end of the country’s long civil war into one of Africa’s largest. Fuelled by the country’s oil boom, banks became crucial in articulating Angola’s interactions…

By Pedro Agosto | allAfrican.com Luanda — SADDLED with a growing debt burden and struggling to eradicate poverty, Angola still has the luxury of splurging millions in foreign currency under the state carrier’s fleet restructuring and modernisation programme. This is the latest in a series of deviations by President Joao Lourenco from his pledges to…

There is no development without freedom Angolan authorities arrested 11 demonstrators on November 17, 2018, in Lunda Sul. Detainees held a demonstration at the time of the arrests. The intent of the protest was to express the desire form autonomy for those residing in the Lunda Sul region. Among those detained is Domenica Fudiela 40…

COMUNICADO Não há desenvolvimento sem liberdade As autoridades angolanas mantêm detidos desde 17 de Novembro de 2018, onze manifestantes na província da Lunda Sul. Os detidos realizaram uma manifestação na data das detenções. O protesto teve como objectivo a expressão da vontade de autonomia da Lunda Sul, região na qual pertencem. Entre os detidos encontra-se…

Refletindo sobre 2018 Por Friends of Angola À medida que 2018 chega ao fim, os Amigos de Angola (FoA) gostariam de honrar o trabalho de todos os activistas dos direitos humanos e da sociedade civil em Angola e em todo o mundo. Infelizmente, o respeito pelos direitos humanos e a boa governação em Angola continuam…

By Foreign Brief Today, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde will conclude her two-day visit to Angola, where she discussed the three-year implementation of a $3.7 billion loan. Angola’s oil output levels have declined in recent years, stagnating growth and increasing unemployment upwards of 20%. Since President Joao Lourenco’s election last year, initial reforms that have…

By – Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — The International Monetary Fund says it has approved a three-year loan of about $3.7 billion for Angola, which seeks to diversify its economy and curb corruption after a new president took office last year. The IMF said Friday that the loan aims to help the southern African country restructure…

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