Friends of Angola condemns the continuing repression of peaceful protesters in who were detained in an attempt to hold a peaceful, legal protest this Tuesday to call for a referendum in Cabinda province. The repression was carried out again by the National Police, an institution whose duty is to protect the demonstrators. Friends of Angola…

By Friends of Angola On December 6, 2019, a group of activists and Africa diaspora from Namibia (Jephta U. Nguherimo and Joel Nguherimo), Burundi (John Manirakiza) and Angola (Florindo Chivucute) handed over the petition and letters to the Icelandic Ambassador, Bergdís Ellertsdótti and the Ambassador of the Republic of Namibia, Monica Nashandi, regarding the recent…

Por VOA O processo de recuperação da economia angolana continua a ser marcado por várias incertezas, em relação ao futuro. Os governantes angolanos insistem no habitual discurso optimista, ignorando os vários estudos que são feitos por instituições independentes, quer nacionais quer internacionais. A divida pública revela-se no principal obstáculo e os angolanos vivem hoje uma…

Three activists held at the headquarters of the municipality of Kalandula, Malange province, were sentenced last Friday, 11/01, to 15 days in prison and ordered to pay a fine of 20,000 kwanzas each, by the Municipal Court of Cacuso. By Radio Angola A number of young people – Hermenegildo Jesus, Teixeira Moses and Felix de…

Friends of Angola once again condemns the continuing repression of young people who were detained in an attempt to rally in Kalandula, Malanje province. The repression was carried out again by the National Police, an institution whose duty is to protect the demonstrators. Friends of Angola (FoA) remains concerned about the wave of repression against…

By Friends of Angola PRESS RELEASE: Referring to the October 15, 2019 incident involving the police and citizens taking part in a peaceful demonstration, it is with grave concern that Friends of Angola (FoA) denounces the brutality with which the National Police acted. Organizers reported that the peaceful demonstration was convened to challenge the high…

Fonte: VOA Dezenas de milhares de pequenos criadores de gado que foram afastados das suas terras para dar lugar a explorações pecuárias comerciais estão a ser expostos a um risco ainda maior de fome e inanição devido à seca que aflige o sul de Angola. A denúncia é da Amnistia Internacional (AI) e foi divulgada…

O Governo Angolano, por meio do Ministério da Justiça e dos Direitos Humanos, não respondeu até ao momento ao processo da organização não-governamental Friends of Angola (FoA), que pretende legalizar a instituição no país, numa altura em que são passados mais de 120 dias desde que foi remetida, com toda a documentação exigida, a solicitação…

By: Friends of Angola It is with great concern that we follow the drought situation in southern Angola as it continues to decimate family members with greater emphasis on children under five years of age. Provinces bordering other countries like Cunene, Kuando Kubango and Moxico are the most widely affected and people are choosing to…

By Friends of Angola According to a Voice of America (VoA) article published on September 4th, 2019, a major oil spill hit the sea in the Angolan Cabinda province and left many fishermen without much activity. It is yet another major oil spill with consequences for the Angolan fish industry. Fishermen are unable to go…

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