Multiple award-winning rapper Nicki Minaj has been asked by Human Rights Foundation to cancel scheduled Christmas concert in Luanda on Saturday, December 19, organised by telecommunications company ma
Bananas are turning into the ‘green gold’ of Angola. The country is the second biggest oil producer Africa, but revenues have gone down by at least
Angola celebrates 40 years of independence on 11 November. Angola achieved independence on 11 November 1975. The first president of the then People’s
Popular Angolan rapper Luaty Beirão has ended a hunger strike which he began on September 21, 2015. He is due to go on trial in mid-November, accused
The Angolan rapper and activist Luaty Beirao who has been on hunger strike since September 21 in protest at his arrest is said to be deteriorating
French President François Hollande has spent a day in Angola on his three-nation tour that also takes in Benin and Cameroon.
Heading a team of 50
Judges in Angola have overruled an out-of-court settlement and handed anti-corruption activist Rafael Marques de Morais a six-month suspended
Defamation charges have been dropped against a journalist who accused seven Angolan army generals of being complicit in human rights abuses. The
Chinese Premier Li Keying is rounding off his first African tour in Nairobi, holding a series with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The two leaders
Is Angola replacing Portugal with China as its main trade partner? Amid a political row over allegations of Angolan money laundering in Portugal, the
At least 13 people have been crushed to death and dozens more injured at a vigil organised by a Pentecostal church in Angola.
Crowds of people were
Jose Eduardo dos Santos looks set to continue ruling Angola after almost 33 years in power. With more than half the votes counted, dos Santos and his
Voting has closed in Angola’s third election since independence from Portugal in 1976.
Election observers quoted by the Associated Press said there
Angolans are voting in a presidential election that is widely expected to keep Jose Eduardo dos Santos in office.
The incumbent’s ruling MPLA is
Angola goes to the polls on Friday for only its third general election since independence from Portugal in 1975.
There followed a 27-year civil war
Seventeen people have been killed after a military aircraft crashed in Angola.
The army said eleven of its officers and six civilians died in the
An anti-government youth rally in the Angolan capital Luanda has been broken up with 24 arrests and a number of people injured.
Around 200 people
The attack on the Togo football team has significantly raised the profile of the rebel group responsible.
The armed wing of the Front for the
Gunmen have ambushed a coach carrying Togo’s national football team in Angola, killing the driver, wounding two players and seven backroom