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…

Fonte: Friends of Angola É com bastante preocupação que acompanhamos a situação da seca no sul de Angola que continua a dizimar membros de famílias com maior destaque para as crianças com menos de cinco anos de idade, províncias que fazem fronteira com outros países como Cunene, Kuando Kubango e Moxico são as mais afectadas…

Image: World Bank By Florindo Chivucute In an interview published in the Angolan newspaper Valor Economico on June 17th, 2019, two high-ranking World Bank officials denied a lack of transparency with the 2.5 billion dollar loan to the Angolan government. The officials stated the NGO Friends of Angola Director “does not understand the leading process…

Picture: Financial Times By CAJ News LUANDA, (CAJ News) – THE Angolan government has again come under criticism for its misplaced priorities in the establishment of the Administrative Political Centre in the capital Luanda. While costs of the mega project have not been disclosed, critics of the administration of President Joao Lourenco have raised concern…

By News24 “I was defending this area during the war,” Domingo Seiala explains hunched over his rusted crutches – a constant reminder of the injuries he sustained during the Angolan civil war. The bloody post-colonial conflict lasted from 1975 to 2002, pitting the ruling MPLA against Unita rebels. Seiala, a veteran of the MPLA armed…

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