Angola

 
Slice of life: The fight in me
Slice of life: The fight in me
I was 18 and had just dropped out of high school when my cousin brought home a DVD of mixed martial arts fighters who were fighting at a boxing gym...
Former Angolan president's son freed from prison
Former Angolan president's son freed from prison
The son of former Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos was released from prison on Sunday where he had been held for seven months in an...
Mozambique's financial scandal may get even bigger
Mozambique's financial scandal may get even bigger
Mozambique's parliament has lifted immunity for its ex-finance minister Manuel Chang, detained in South Africa on a US-issued international...
Angola: President Lourenço’s grace period is over
Angola: President Lourenço’s grace period is over
Miguel Sanz in Maputo — João Lourenço has been president of Angola since September 26 2017. About a year later,...
Angola bets on largest-ever offshore oil investment
Angola bets on largest-ever offshore oil investment
A column of flame emanates from the bow of the boat, illuminating the jet-black ocean for miles around.
Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clan
Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clan
The news hit like a bomb in Luanda: Jose Filomeno dos Santos, the son of former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, was arrested on Monday in Luanda...
Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics
Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics
João Lourenço’s first year in office has been marked by notable reforms and the consolidation of power. If ordinary Angolans are to benefit...
Angola's ex president steps down as party chief
Angola's ex president steps down as party chief
Angola's former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos on Saturday handed over the reins of the ruling MPLA party to President Joao Lourenco after...
SADC fiddles while the DRC burns
SADC fiddles while the DRC burns
When a home catches fire, neighbours dash out to fight the blaze. They are motivated not only by a concern for the occupants’ welfare but also...
If Mnangagwa gets away with it, then Kabila can too
If Mnangagwa gets away with it, then Kabila can too
We knew, even before the first vote was cast, that Zimbabwe’s election was marred by serious irregularities. These included, but were certainly...
Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution
Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution
Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s new prime minister, has made sweeping changes in his first 100 days in office. In this he is not alone: all new leaders...

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