Picture source: MintPress News By Ed Cropley (The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.) LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters Breakingviews) – China and the United States’ global Cold War has an increasingly important theatre: Africa. On different metrics Uncle Sam and the Middle Kingdom can claim to be the continent’s biggest player. In 2019, China will…

Protesters sing the Congolese national anthem around a roundabout in Beni during a demonstration against the postponement of elections in the territory of the Beni and the city of Butembo on December 27, 2018. APlus TV Africa photo By AFP One of the world’s powder-keg countries faces a crunch test on Sunday when Democratic Republic…

O incidente ocorreu dia 18 de Dezembro de 2018 quando o cidadão identificado por Yanvo Kamukosso Montanan, filho de Adelaide Namayamo, natural de Caungula, de 46 anos de idade, residente no bairro Bala-Bala, arredores da Zona Valódia, em Cafunfo, perante a situação de desemprego que assola a maioria dos populares da Lunda-Norte, decidiu ir à…

By Foreign Brief Today, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde will conclude her two-day visit to Angola, where she discussed the three-year implementation of a $3.7 billion loan. Angola’s oil output levels have declined in recent years, stagnating growth and increasing unemployment upwards of 20%. Since President Joao Lourenco’s election last year, initial reforms that have…

By Prensa Latina Luanda, 21 Dec (PL) The forced repatriation of capitals, illegally taken out of Angola, begins next 26th, President Joao Lourenzo announced Friday, saying he trusts on the success of the process, whose six-month voluntary phase will conclude this Saturday. ‘It is too early to talk about success or failure, do not rush,’…

The Globe and Mail|GEOFFREY YORK AFRICA BUREAU CHIEF JOHANNESBURG A Canadian scholar says he feared for his life when 20 soldiers took him into custody and held him at gunpoint for two days at a military base in northern Mozambique this week as he was researching a mysterious insurgency in the region. David Matsinhe, an…

Image:Friends of Angola By africanews Angola has implemented the recommendations of the IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) by publishing critical data through a “data hub” — National Summary Data Page (NSDP). The page aims to serve as a one-stop-shop for essential macroeconomic data on national accounts, government operations and debt, monetary and financial…

By Jonathan Rozen|QUARTZ AFRICA December 7, 2018 They came for her on her way home. Walking from the offices of her newspaper on 10 October 2018, Sylvanie Kiaku did not expect to be arrested by officers of the judicial police. Kiaku, the editor of the La Percée, also did not expect to be detained or…

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