Picture: Friends of Angola LUANDA, April 18 (Reuters) – Angola’s President João Lourenço annulled the tender for the country’s fourth telecoms operating license on Thursday and ordered it to be re-run to ensure “a clean and transparent process,” his office said. The move comes less than a week after a little known Angolan company, Telstar…

Source: Reliefweb This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review of Angola in November 2019. It assesses the national human rights framework regarding land and human rights, fundamental freedoms and LGBTI rights. Amnesty International raises concerns about the continued lack of investigation of human rights violations to hold those responsible to account; expropriation of…

By U.S.Embassy in Angola Joint Declaration THE REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AGREE TO PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SECOND BILATERAL DIALOGUE On March 19, 2019, the Republic of Angola and the United States of America held the second Bilateral Dialogue on Human Rights at the Ministry of Justice and Human…

By Africanews The UN Human Rights Committee has published its findings on the civil and political rights record of countries it examined during its latest session: Angola, Eritrea, Estonia, Niger, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Viet Nam. The findings, officially termed concluding observations, contain positive aspects of the respective State’s implementation of the International…

No one knows how many people are missing from Cyclone Idai. More than 600 people are confirmed dead in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. By Associated Press|NBC News BEIRA, Mozambique — Efforts to find and help tens of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of southern Africa continued into a second week Saturday. Members…

By afrianews Angola is expected to receive a $1 billion loan from the World Bank to finance social security, water projects, the president’s office said Wednesday. Africa’s second largest oil producer has been pushed into an economic crisis due to the fall in oil prices since mid 2014. Angola’s treasury is now expected to receive…

Fonte: Friends of Angola A 125º sessão do Comité da ONU sobre Direitos Civis e Políticos, teve lugar na representação das Nações Unidas em Genebra, Suiça, no dia 20 do corrente mês e ano. A sessão tem como fim a elaboração de um comentário geral ao artigo 21º do Pacto Internacional sobre Direitos Civis e…

Fonte: VOA Um estudo da Associação para Justiça, Paz e Democracia (AJPD) sobre impacto da exploração de diamantes nas províncias angolanas das Lundas Norte e Sul concluiu que o lado social das comunidades vizinhas tem sido descurado pelas empresas de exploração que, em vários casos, coartam vários direitos das populações. Em todas elas, o impacto…

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