2012-02-21 13:08:54BP Makes Opaque Payments for Oil Block As Petro-Lobby Seeks Weak Transparency Rules[Global Witness]
As oil industry lobbyists attempt to water down watershed transparency legislation in the United States and the European Union, Global Witness shows that BP has agreed to make multi-million dollar payments into obscure "social projects" controlled by the highly opaque state oil company of Angola as part of a deal to win oil exploration rights.
Sunday, 11-23-14, 11:21Sectarian Clashes Displace Thousands[UN News]An upsurge in violent attacks this week between communities in a town near the Central African Republic's border with South Sudan has left at least 10 people injured and thousands more displaced, marking the first major inter-community incident in the region since the country's crisis began in 2012, the United Nations humanitarian relief office said today.
Sunday, 11-23-14, 11:08Head of State Watches AFA, FC Porto Match in Luanda[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, was the special guest last Saturday at the football match between the juvenile teams of Academia de Futebol de Angola (AFA) and FC Porto of Portugal, held in the field of the former.
Sunday, 11-23-14, 10:49Mugabe confronts VP loyalists[Zimbabwe Standard]President Robert Mugabe yesterday confronted loyalists of embattled Vice President Joice Mujuru at a stormy politburo meeting as he stamps his authority in the fractious Zanu PF ahead of next week’s elective congress.