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UN unhappy about deportation of 330,000 Congolese from Angola

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Friday lamented that the mass deportation of Congolese nationals from Angola has resulted in serious human rights violations by security forces on both sides of the border, and left at least 330,000 returnees in an extremely precarious situation.

International terror financiers find a haven in Angola

  While they are in jail on allegations of financing the terror group, Hezbollah, the companies founded by these bank-rollers remain operational in Angola, the...

Russia launches telecoms satellite for Angola

Luanda (AFP) Russia on Tuesday launched a rocket carrying Angosat-1, the first national telecoms satellite for Angola, from its Baikonur space pad, with rare...

Installation of first direct subsea link between Africa, South America begins...

  The completion of the first direct link between Africa and South America has gained momentum at an official launch in Sangano, Angola. The installation of...

How Cuba’s military assistance in Angola quickened apartheid’s fall

By Piero Gleijeses (09 July 2007) This year marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of the battle of Cuito Cuanavale, in south-eastern Angola, which...

Recession: IMF forecasts modest pickup in Nigeria, South Africa, Angola

Washington (AFP) The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday forecast 2.6 percent growth in sub-Saharan Africa this year, aided by a modest recovery in large...

Nigeria, Angola boost South African retailer, Shoprite’s, profit by 15.5%

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African retailer Shoprite posted a 15.5 percent jump in half-year profit on Tuesday, buoyed by its operations in Angola and...

Angolan vice president charged with corruption in Portugal

Lisbon (Reuters) Angolan Vice President, Manuel Vicente, had been charged with corruption and money laundering in Portugal, the Prosecutor General’s office in Lisbon said...

After 38 years in power, Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos,...

By Herculano Coroado LUANDA (Reuters) - Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos confirmed on Friday he will not run in this year's presidential election, calling...

Angolans feel the squeeze as oil-price plunge tempers postwar boom

Angola, Africa’s largest crude producer after Nigeria, relied on the fuel to generate about 70 percent of taxes and 95 percent of export income last year.

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