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…

By The Modern Ghana Tens of thousands of pastoral farmers who have been driven off their land to make way for commercial cattle ranches have been exposed to a greater risk of hunger and starvation as drought grips southern Angola according to a new report published by Amnesty International today. The end of cattle’s paradise:…

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — The Catholic church in Angola is urging the government to declare a state of emergency over the drought that has affected at least 1 million people in the country’s south. The comments on Monday, reported by the Portuguese news agency Lusa, follow a similar call last month by Angola’s main…

The Angolan Government, through the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, has still not responded to Friends of Angola’s request to formally legalize its operations in Angola as a nongovernmental organization (NGO). Over 120 days have passed since all required documentation and a formal request for recognition was submitted; a development which contradicts the law…

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 Pedro Agosto Luanda — Angola Bureau LUANDA, (CAJ News) – THE ongoing debacle around a multinational firm caught up in a global multibillion-dollar accounting scandal and the coinciding with the collapse of a bank after some members of the ruling party were implicated is a major blow to Angola President Joao Lourenco’s pledge to…

By Reliefweb Angola The humanitarian situation in Angola continues to deteriorate, and is disproportionately affecting women and children. Erratic rainfall throughout south Angola has worsened drought conditions, affecting 2.3 million people, including over 491,000 children under 5 years. GAM prevalence sits at 9.8 percent SAM is at 5.6 percent according to VAC results. Between 70…

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…

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