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Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought

Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought

East Africa’s economy has continued to grow despite the adverse effects of drought being felt across the region according to ICAEW’s (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report. In Economic Insight: Africa Q1 2017 launched today, the accountancy and finance body points out that authorities from various East African nations have […]

Bafana, Sable Antelopes Clash in International Friendly

Bafana, Sable Antelopes Clash in International Friendly

Phakamani Mahlambi, Luther Singh and Diamond Thopola will make their Bafana Bafana debuts when they start against Angola in an international friendly match at the Buffalo City Stadium in East London on Tuesday. According to the official SAFA website, the trio are part of nine changes made by stand-in Bafana Bafana head coach Owen da […]

Angola’s Ruling Party Outlines Strategy to Fight Poverty

Angola’s Ruling Party Outlines Strategy to Fight Poverty

The strengthening of anti-poverty measures will be one of MPLA’s priorities, starting in August 2017, if it deserves the confidence of the electorate in the general elections, said on Saturday in Luanda, the presidential candidate of the party, João Lourenço. Speaking at a rally in Viana municipality, which is fifth of his pre-campaign programme, he […]

Stealing With Presidential Decrees

Stealing With Presidential Decrees

When Angola’s President decreed in 2012 that the north-western enclave of Cabinda should have a deep-water port, it was heralded as a private sector deal that wouldn’t cost the Angolan state a single cent. The estimated US $540 million construction costs would be funded by private investors and banks. For once, there was no Angolan […]

Sonangol’s Slush-Fund Salary Payments

Sonangol’s Slush-Fund Salary Payments

Concerns over the mal-administration of the Angolan oil giant, Sonangol, continue to multiply, as the country’s prime source of foreign income haemorrhages millions of dollars on foreign (mainly Portuguese) ‘consultants’ close to the President’s daughter while defaulting on essential payments. Isabel dos Santos, appointed by her father to run Sonangol last June, maintains the PR […]

Will Historic Election Serve As an Example For Continent?

Will Historic Election Serve As an Example For Continent?

The governor of the central Bié province, Álvaro Manuel de Boavida Neto, called on voters to demonstrate the spirit of citizenship, civility and democracy in the General Elections scheduled for next August, so that the election can serve as an example for the African continent. The minister expressed his sentiment on Wednesday in Cuito (Bié), […]

Jacinta Raquel Felipe – Angolan Hyperealist Artist Making Waves

Jacinta Raquel Felipe – Angolan Hyperealist Artist Making Waves

Jacinta Raquel Felipe is a female hyper realist artist based in Angola. Her artwork has garnered quite an audience. See some of her remarkable drawings, which have left many on social media in awe. When it comes to hyper-realistic drawings from the continent, names such as Babajide Olatunji, Kelvin Okafor, Martin Lawrence Akande, Oresegun Olumide […]

Angolan General Zé Maria’s Spring Clean

Angolan General Zé Maria’s Spring Clean

Although at 74 he is well over retirement age (65) and was expected to be forcibly retired this month, General António José Maria – the Angolan President’s most faithful servant for nearly 40 years – is being allowed to remain at the head of the Military Intelligence and Security Service (SISM) until the elections at […]

Angola Police Beat, Set Dogs On Peaceful Protesters

Angola Police Beat, Set Dogs On Peaceful Protesters

The Angolan government should urgently and impartially investigate police use of force to disperse a peaceful protest in the capital, Luanda. The police beat activists with batons and injured at least four protesters using police dogs. “The Angolan authorities are responding to peaceful protests with batons and police dogs,” said Daniel Bekele, senior Africa advocacy […]

700 Killed in Angola Malaria Outbreak

700 Killed in Angola Malaria Outbreak

A raging malaria outbreak has killed more than 700 people in Angola as the disease-prone Southern African country battles to thwart illnesses. Head of department of public health and control of endemics, Isaías Sambunga Cambissa, disclosed the figures as he gave an update on the clinical situation in the province of Bie. Cambissa revealed that […]

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