Luanda

 
MK years a  good prep for speaker
MK years a  good prep for speaker
Parliament has a new speaker — Thandi Modise. In welcoming her to the role, politicians spoke about her time as an ANC guerrilla and her...
Angola: Ex-president's son planned to steal $1.5-billion
Angola: Ex-president's son planned to steal $1.5-billion
The son of Angola's former president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, planned to siphon off $1.5-billion when he ran the oil-rich country's sovereign...
Angola: The Dos Santos regime's key moments
Angola: The Dos Santos regime's key moments
President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled Angola since 1979, will not contest the August 23 election, marking a historic change in the...
Angolan wealth fund gets president's son on board
Angolan wealth fund gets president's son on board
Angola will be joining an elite club of resource-rich nations including Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
MPLA loses its reliable fear factor in Angola
MPLA loses its reliable fear factor in Angola
In the Angolan capital Luanda, party flags hang limply from trees and campaign posters peel and fade in the sun. People have gone back to work, the...
Angolan police under fire
Angolan police under fire
Twenty-one people have appeared in court in the Angolan capital of Luanda charged with public order offences, following a rare anti-government...
Panic in Angola as schools hit by mystery toxin
Panic in Angola as schools hit by mystery toxin
Two children have died from a wave of mysterious poisonings over the last two days in Angolan schools, but police have yet to identify the toxin...
Water everywhere in Angola, but few places to drink
Water everywhere in Angola, but few places to drink
From the centre of Luanda it takes two hours by car to reach the remote bairro of Pedreira, on the northern peripheries of Angola's capital. Heavy...
Angola's high prices hard to bear
Angola's high prices hard to bear
Oil revenues have made Angola one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa, but the high cost of living that has come with the boom makes life...
Petrol: A child's drug of choice in Luanda
Petrol: A child's drug of choice in Luanda
An intoxicated boy shuffles along a teeming street in Luanda casually gulping vapours from a plastic bottle that contains petrol, children's drug...
Egypt secure third successive Nations Cup title
Egypt secure third successive Nations Cup title
Substitute Mohamed Nagui scored a winner five minutes from time to hand Egypt an unprecedented third successive African Nations Cup title after a...
Algeria knock out Côte d'Ivore
Algeria knock out Côte d'Ivore
Algeria and Ghana are one step away from the Africa Cup of Nations final after stunning favourites Côte d'Ivoire and hosts Angola respectively on...

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