Shrikesh Laxmidas

Angolan teenager accused of insulting president begins hunger strike

An Angolan teenager who is awaiting trial for allegedly insulting President José Eduardo dos Santos has started a hunger strike, says his lawyer.

Angola stays loyal to Dos Santos

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and his MPLA party headed on Saturday for an overwhelming win in a poll criticised as not credible.

Angola’s elections highlights its economic divide

As Angolans prepare to go to the polls on Friday, the ruling MPLA reminds them of the rewards of peace and boasts of its reconstruction achievements.

Standard Bank sees rapid branch growth in Angola

The head of Standard Bank's Angolan unit is targeting explosive growth in the country by quadrupling its branch network there by the end of the year.

Villa goal earns Spain quarterfinal spot

A second-half goal by David Villa earned Spain a 1-0 win over Portugal and a World Cup quarterfinal place after an entertaining match on Tuesday.

Quieroz returns for unfinished business

Born in Mozambique and a former coach of the South African soccer side, Portugal's Carlos Queiroz has flown to the rainbow nation countless times.

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