Angola: Hundreds Killed in Malaria Outbreak
[CAJ News] Luanda -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 (...)
Angola: Ruling Party Ready to Win Elections
[ANGOP] Luanda -The ruling MPLA party has conditions to continue to mobilise the Angolan people across the country to participate in the process and secure its victory in the 2017 polls.
Angola: Seventeen Killed in Stadium Stampede
[Al Jazeera] At least 17 football fans were killed after a stampede broke out at a stadium in northern Angola, police said, in an incident that also left scores of people wounded.
Angola opens probe on Stadium tragedy
Angola’s President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has ordered investigation into football stadium stampede that killed 17 people on Friday. The President released a statement stating that he expresses his solidarity with the families of the victims and that he has “instructed the Provincial Government (...)
Angola: Deadly Disease Combination Claims Thousands
[CAJ News] Luanda -RAGING yellow fever and malaria outbreaks claimed more than 15 000 lives in Angola over the past year. Speaking in the capital Luanda, the health minister, Luís Gomes Sambo, disclosed there were with 4,2 million cases of malaria, leading to the death of 15 000 people. Coupled (...)
Angola: Quantum Global named best investment firm 2016
African focused investment firm Quantum Global Group were announced as the winners of the Global Banking and Finance Review award for Best Investment Company Angola 2016. The award, which recognises excellence globally within the financial community, operates a strict assessment criterion measuring investment...
[The African Business Fortune] 07/02/2017
Africa: Angola Eyes Investment at African Mining Conference
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola will be a "case study" at the Investing in African Mining Indaba International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on 6-9 February, an event that annually brings together investors, government representatives , financiers and companies worldwide linked to the mining (...)
Angola’s dos Santos calls end to 38 years in power
LUANDA (Reuters) – Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos confirmed on Friday he will not run in this year’s presidential election, calling an end to 38 years as head of state, but he will retain [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 03/02/2017
Angola: The New 'President in Waiting'
[Deutsche Welle] Angola's Defense Minister Joao Lourenco has been named as the presidential candidate of the country's ruling party. President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has said that he will not seek re-election after 37 years in (...)
Angola president will not seek re-election
Angolan President, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, confirmed on Friday he will not run in this year’s presidential election, calling an end to his 38 years rule as head of state, but he will retain control of the powerful ruling party. Dos Santos, aged 74, said in March last year he would not run in (...)
Angola: Unmasking the MPLA's Very Own Apostle
[Maka] Angolans witness every day that rewards flow to those who are faithful to the ruling party, the MPLA. Yet many in this nominally Christian nation might have hoped that men of the cloth would be immune to the lure of political corruption. Apparently not (...)
Angola: Recycling Plant Opens in Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -A recycling plant dubbed "Angola Recicla", to value the solid waste, previously taken to landfills, was inaugurated on Monday in Luanda by the Environment minister, Fátima Jardim.
Angola: Central Bank Governor Announces Ombud for Banking Sector
[ANGOP] Huambo -An Ombudsman Service for the banking sector is to be created soon in the National Reserve Bank (BNA)'s branch office in the central Huambo Province, with a view to assisting customers with presentation of complaints and suggestions about the service and functioning of commercial (...)
Angola records first two cases of Zika virus
Angola said on Wednesday it has recorded its first two cases of the Zika virus, just three months after a yellow fever epidemic that killed at least 400 people was brought under control. Zika, a viral disease carried by mosquitoes, has spread to more than 60 countries and territories since an (...)
Dos Santos daughter takes over bank
LUANDA. – Isabel dos Santos, daughter of Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has reportedly taken over the country’s largest bank, Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA).Isabel, who heads the country’s oil firm Sonangol, is reputed (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 07/01/2017
Angola: Last Stage of Voter Registration Programme Kicks Off
[ANGOP] Luanda -The second and last stage of the voter registration programme, which is being executed since August last year, is set to kick off this Thursday countrywide, as part of a process that is to culminate with the general elections in the second semester of the year (...)
- Marques de Morais charged yet again
Renowned Angolan journalist tells CPJ a prosecutor questioned him for three hours before charging him over an article that alleged wrongdoing by Angola's attorney general.
Angola: Bié Governor Eyes Better Hospital Services
[ANGOP] Cuito -The governor of the central Bié province, Álvaro Manuel de Boavida Neto, said on Friday that he foresees improvement in the future in the quality of health services when new hospital is built in Cuito city.
Angola: U.S. Firm Pays Massive Penalty Over Bribery
[DOJ] General Cable Corporation, a Kentucky-based manufacturer and distributor of cable and wire, entered into a non-prosecution agreement and agreed to pay a $20 million penalty, reflecting a 50 percent reduction off the bottom of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines fine range, to resolve the (...)
Angola: Govt's Christmas Message to Pesky Journalists
[Maka] On the eve of the Christmas celebrations in Angola, one of its most prominent human rights defenders, the investigative journalist and anti-corruption activist Rafael Marques de Morais, received an unexpected greeting: a summons to present himself at the Interior Ministry's Criminal (...)
Senegal: CPJ urges Angola to drop charges against two journalists
Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged Angolan authorities to immediately drop charges against two journalists charged with "crimen injuria", a crime defined to be the act of "unlawfully, intentionally and seriously impairing the dignity of another." (...)
Standard Chartered appoints Ghanian as its Southern Africa CEO
Standard Chartered Bank has announced the appointment of Kweku Bedu-Addo as CEO of the Southern Africa Region comprising Mauritius, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Angola and South Africa. The appointment is subject to regulatory approval. Mr. Bedu-Addo (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 21/12/2016