Polls have closed in Angola’s era-ending general election, as the man who has ruled the country since independence is standing down as
Polls opened at 7am on Wednesday as the oil-producing country votes to elect its first new leader since 1979.
Angola goes to the polls on a spirit of change but ruling MPLA remains favourite
The economic potential of Angola has never been in doubt.
Angola's head of state, José Eduardo dos Santos, to step down after 37 years
Angola rejected conditions demanded by an EU election observer mission that had been preparing to witness next month's polls in the country, state media reported on Monday.
Long dependent on oil, the West African nation of Angola is now on the path of economic diversification.
In the Seventies, Angola was one of Africa’s leading farming nations.
A country of outstanding natural beauty Welcome to this new edition of our series on Angola.
Seeking to shake of its dependence on the petrol economy, Angola is building its way to economic diversification
At least 17 people have died and many more have been injured in a stampede at a football match in Angola.
A court in Angola has released 16 activists, including the well known rapper Luaty Beirão, after they were imprisoned for rebellion against long serving President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
Amnesty International has described the situation of 15 activists detained in Angola as “worrying.” The group is on hunger strike. Among them is
The number of deaths from a yellow fever outbreak in Angola has risen to 225 with at least another 1,600 infected. However experts fear the numbers
He has been on hunger strike. Now Portuguese Angolan rapper Luaty Beirão has been jailed with 16 other activists for ‘conspiracy to commit a
Africa’s second-longest ruling leader, the President of Angola, has said he will step down in 2018. Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has been in power
The cast of the Portuguese film Cartas da Guerra (Letters from War), directed by Ivo Ferreira, took to the red carpet for the premiere of the movie
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
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
Does it ever bother you when someone corrects your grammar or spelling? Or do you do it to other people? If so, spare a thought for this ‘
Is Angola replacing Portugal with China as its main trade partner? Amid a political row over allegations of Angolan money laundering in Portugal, the