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Friday, 07-31-15, 15:52Between Rhetoric and Reality[Africa In Fact] "Magnificent and Beggar Land: Angola Since the Civil War" is an expertly researched and simply told historical and political overview of one of sub- Saharan Africa's least understood countries. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 15:11Police Surround Opposition Radio Station, Arrest Reporter[RSF] Armed police surrounded Luanda-based opposition radio station Radio Despertar yesterday morning while one of its journalists, Gonçalves Vieira, was arrested after going to cover preparations for a peaceful protest against "arbitrary detention and political persecution in Angola." read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 11:55The Real Danger - Letter to President José Eduardo Dos Santos[Fahamu] José Eduardo dos Santos - who shares with Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema the infamy of being Africa's longest-ruling president - is becoming increasingly tyrannical as his regime faces growing popular resistance. In this open letter, Angolan ward-winning investigative journalist and human rights activist speaks out his mind about the political situation in the oil-rich southern African nation. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 13:36Digital Library Implementation Reaffirmed[ANGOP] Ondjiva -The Government's determination to implement the programme of construction of more digital libraries around the country was reaffirmed Wednesday in southern Cunene province. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 13:29Angola Counts On S. Korean Investment to Boost Economic Diversification[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is counting on South Korean investment, either from companies or in terms of partnerships, focusing its major technological capacity, among others, on the fields of electronics, car and ship manufacture. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 14:23Attorney's Office Explains Detention of 15 Alleged Coup Plotters[ANGOP] Luanda -The deputy attorney general Helder Pitra Grós Tuesday in Luanda explained the detention of 15 nationals for allegedly attempting to promote an uprising or situation that could seriously disturb the public order in Angola. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 14:16Angolan Membership to Voluntary Principles to Be Analyzed On Thursday[ANGOP] Luanda -The process of membership of Angola to the Voluntary Principles on Mining will be discussed Thursday in Luanda during a meeting between the minister of Geology and Mining, Francisco Queiroz, and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Steven Feldstein. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 13:23Anselmo Ralph and Sony Music Partnership to Generate First Album in 2016[ANGOP] Luanda -The first album of the Angolan musician Anselmo Ralph, as an artist of international publisher Sony Music, will be released in the first half of 2016. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 13:22Defence Minister Praises Bravery of Cuban Heroes' Assault On Moncada Military Base[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of defence, João Lourenço, praised the bravery of the Cuban martyrs in the assault on the Moncada barracks, which served as the paradigm for the liberation struggle of other peoples, in particular so that the Angolan people could win its independence on 11 November 1975. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 12:54Artisanal Boats Seized for Illegal Fishing[ANGOP] Mbanza Congo -Twelve artisanal boats were seized due to illegal fishing, during the week-end in Soyo municipality, northern Zaire province, by the staff of the northern Naval region of the Angolan Navy (MGA). read more...

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