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…

By ALLINFO A multi-billion dollar corruption scandal has plunged Mozambique into the crisis. Money for education or health missing, many people suffer from it. According to a report by the neighboring country of Angola could be affected. Angola’s President, João Lourenço (Archive) Abroad, it runs for Angola’s President, João Lourenço still good. The former defence…

Content provided by africanews EXX Africa (www.EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on the risk of spill-over of the Mozambique debts scandal into Angola. On 25 January, Mozambique’s Parliament requested that the country’s former finance minister Manuel Chang be held in preventative custody while he awaits extradition to the United States following his recent arrest in…

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…

Picture: Daily Maverick By The Guardian.com Democratic Republic of Congo’s government clamps down on communications as activists plan demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila Democratic Republic of Congo’s government on Saturday ordered telecommunications providers to cut internet and SMS services across the country ahead of planned anti-government demonstrations. Grassroots Catholic activists have called for marches in…

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…

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