By OCCRP A group of Angolan government officials and senior bank executives funnelled hundreds of millions of dollars out of the country with little oversight, creating their own private banking network through which they sent the money to Portugal and elsewhere in the European Union, an OCCRP investigation has found. The network sent at least…

By Communal News The measure does not cover quarantined citizens and inter-provincial travel will continue to be banned after Sunday. The mandatory quarantine is maintained for citizens who come from countries with community circulation of the virus and for professionals exposed to risk. The presidential decree suspends a series of individual rights. Angolan President João…

Luanda (AFP)| France 24 It is a cry from the heart and the stomach that is reverberating across African towns and cities reeling under lockdowns and curfews to contain the spread of the coronavirus. “How can anyone stay home without anything to eat?” asked Garcia Landu, a motorcycle taxi driver in the bustling Angolan seaside…

By AFP Luanda (AFP) – Angola on Monday deployed a special police unit in armoured vehicles to patrol Luanda streets to enforce anti-coronavirus regulations as people continued to venture outside despite restrictions on movement. President Joao Lourenco declared a state of emergency in the southwest African country last month to halt the spread of the…

Por Friends of Angola COMUNICADO DE IMPRENSA COVID-19 Friends Of Angola a Favor da Quarentena para a Preservação da Saúde e da Vida, Mas Condena os Excesso das Forças de Segurança Pública. República de Angola decretou às 00h00 do dia 27 de Março pela primeira vez, desde a sua independência o Estado de Emergência (Decreto…

Por:RFI O Chefe de Estado angolano reuniu esta quarta feira o Conselho da República, o seu órgão consultivo composto pelos Presidentes dos Partidos políticos na oposição e ouviu a Assembleia Nacional, que afirmativamente o autorizaram a decretar estado de emergência, para conter a pandemia do Covid-19, visto que já há 3 casos confirmados no país….

By ECO | Lusa NGO Transparency International said that the seizure of the assets of businesswoman Isabel dos Santos in Portugal is “an important step towards justice.” Transparency International said on Friday that the seizure of the assets of businesswoman Isabel dos Santos in Portugal is “an important step towards justice,” but warned that there…

By The Daily Maverick Poverty, inequality and unemployment continue to increase in the Gambos municipality in Huila province. Kamphanda is a remote village located in the Gambos municipality, Huila province in the south of Angola. Prolonged and repeated periods of drought have been disrupting the already fragile traditional pastoralists’ livelihoods in that region. During our…

Image: Friends of Angola URGENT ACTION By Amnesty International Sixty-three protesters were arrested in January and February 2019 for their involvement in a peaceful protest. On 5 February 2020, 59 protesters were formally charged with “criminal association”, “rebellion”, “insult of the State” and “public disturbance and resistance”. Six protesters remain detained. The Public Prosecutor has…

Por VOA A cultura de impunidade e a corrupção continuam a impedir a responsabilização daqueles que violam os direitos humanos em Angola, apesar das melhorias registadas no último ano em Angola. A conclusão é do Relatório sobre os Direitos Humanos no Mundo, referente a 2019, apresentado nesta quarta-feira, 11, em Washington, pelo secretário de Estado…

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