A organização não-governamental, “Friends of Angola”, sediada nos Estados de América, ameaça uma manifestação defronte a Embaixada de Angola, para exigir a libertação de quatro jovens angolanos, condenados recentemente a sete meses de cadeia, na província de Malange, devido a distúrbios e vandalização a caravana do Vice-Presidente da República, Bornito de Sousa, na celebração do…

Port Louis (Reuters) – Mauritius has frozen bank accounts and suspended business licenses linked to Quantum Global Investment Management, a firm through which Angola’s sovereign wealth fund invests much of its cash, according to a court document and a regulatory source. Quantum Global, which said it was cooperating with authorities, is run by Jean-Claude Bastos…

BY AFP Angolan teachers on Monday began a planned three-week strike for higher pay, in President Joao Lourenco’s first major labour challenge since he came to power in September. Lourenco took over after Jose Eduardo dos Santos had ruled the country for 38 years. He has vowed to revive the oil-dependent economy and improve funding…

By AFP Luanda – Former Angolan leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos said on Friday he will quit as head of the governing party by 2019 after the ruling MPLA denied tensions with his successor, President Joao Lourenco. Dos Santos ceded the presidency to his former defence minister Lourenco following the ruling MPLA’s victory in August…

Fonte VOA No seu relatório anual sobre os direitos humanos publicado, nesta quinta-feira, 22, a Amnistia Internacional (AI) revela que a intolerância política em Angola, em 2017, “foi cada vez mais normalizada devido em parte à indiferença do Governo face à violência sectária” e cita o caso da violência em Monte Belo. “Apesar de objecções…

By VOA Angola’s new president, João Lourenço, has been in the news since taking office four months ago. Lourenço has made a number of moves, such as dismissing high-level officials. He says the moves are part of his campaign promise to fight corruption and rebuild the country’s economy. In December, he removed Isabel dos Santos,…

By IMF IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and President João Lourenço met today on the margins of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Angolan economy is enjoying a mild recovery, but significant imbalances remain. The authorities are fully aware of the challenges and have announced policy actions designed to restore macroeconomic stability. The meeting…

O Presidente da República, João Lourenço afirmou que o Executivo Angolano precisa contar com iniciativa e empenho de todos “mas sobretudo dos filhos da terra” e encoraja a todos quantos têm avultados recursos financeiros no exterior, a trazê-los de volta para financiar projectos que para o Titular do Poder Executivo “trarão emprego e maior oferta…

Por VOA Guarda Presidencial terá mais recursos que Saúde e Justiça no OGE de 2018 em Angola Analistas criticam “vícios” antigos O Orçamento Geral do Estado para 2018 em Angola vai a debate na Assembleia Nacional no próximo dia 18 e as partes, Governo e oposição, começam a manifestar a suas posições. Especialistas também apontam…

By Henrique Almeida and Candido Mendes Angolan President Joao Lourenco dismissed the son of his predecessor Jose Eduardo dos Santos as chairman of the country’s $5 billion sovereign wealth fund, further loosening the grip of the Dos Santos family on key areas of state. Lourenco fired Jose Filomeno dos Santos and the entire board of…

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