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Louise Redvers

Louise Redvers

    Angola's rival spy agencies on trial
    Angola's rival spy agencies on trial
    Almost three years after two Angolans disappeared following a street protest, seven men – including police officers and state security agents –...
    Angola's fearful culture of silence
    Angola's fearful culture of silence
    Angola will be commemorating 40 years of independence from Portugal this year, so expect the usual pomp and ceremony associated with such an...
    Picarra: Angola's Zapiro
    Picarra: Angola's Zapiro
    Cartoonist Sérgio Piçarra has been entertaining Angolans with his satirical observations on life and politics for more than two decades and he is...
    'Blurred lines' on Angolan wealth fund
    'Blurred lines' on Angolan wealth fund
    The launch of Angola's $5-billion sovereign wealth fund was hailed as a major step in the country's post-war economic development and asset...
    Final act of Angola's puppet master
    Final act of Angola's puppet master
    A corrupt dictator clinging to power at all costs – or a stabilising architect of peace, who has steered Angola from out of the ruins of civil war...
    Brutal crackdown fuels Angola rage
    Brutal crackdown fuels Angola rage
    Tensions are rising in Angola following the fatal shooting of an opposition party member and the use of tear gas and water cannons at an anti-government protest at which nearly 300 people were arrested....
    Dos Santos feels heat over 'murder'
    Dos Santos feels heat over 'murder'
    A leaked report claiming two long-missing activists were tortured and murdered by government agents has sent shock waves through Angola and sparked...
    Angolan journo recognised for anti-corruption fight
    Angolan journo recognised for anti-corruption fight
    Angolan journalist and anti-corruption campaigner Rafael Marques de Morais has won a prestigious award recognising his efforts to fight graft and...
    Swazi MPs face tough challenge
    Swazi MPs face tough challenge
    Swaziland's leadership may not have changed after last week's elections but there are many new faces in the country's Parliament...
    Swaziland: Vicious cycle of poverty, hunger and death
    Swaziland: Vicious cycle of poverty, hunger and death
    In a blistering 54-page assessment of Swaziland’s high levels of poverty, world-leading HIV rates and subsequent social breakdown, United...
    Downbeat prognosis for Swazi poll
    Downbeat prognosis for Swazi poll
    As Swazis go to the polls on Friday September 20, the country is bitterly divided – not about who to vote for, but rather what their vote...
    And - surprise - the winner is … King Mswati!
    And - surprise - the winner is … King Mswati!
    Campaigning is under way in Swaziland for this month's parliamentary elections and international observers are due to arrive in the next...