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IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout, bringing total disbursements under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to $2.5 billion.

Reign of terror under João Lourenço: Witnesses describe horrific killings of teenagers by police in Angola

Angolan security forces tasked with implementing COVID-19 restrictions killed at least seven people between May and July 2020, according to a new investigation by Amnesty International and Angolan rights organization OMUNGA.The victims were all boys and young...

IMF forecasts economic turbulence for Angola in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday forecast an economic turmoil for Angola in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic.IMF said in its latest regional economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa that the Angolan economy...

Inside Angola’s First Lady Ana Dias Lourenço’s medical evacuation to Paris amid COVID-19 travel restrictions

It was not clear when things worsened. Life inside any presidential palace can be full of secrecy. The people outside often look up to the first family for strength, hope, knowledge, inspiration, direction and comfort. But...

BUSTED: Angolan government used fake passport as evidence to seize assets from Africa’s richest woman Isabel dos Santos. The passport bears the signature of...

It is a shocking development just few months after the Angolan government leveled a myriad of allegations of massive fraud and embezzlement against her. New evidence suggests the administration of President João Lourenço may have used...

Amnesty International warns COVID-19 food aid being distributed along party and political lines in Angola, South Africa and Zimbabwe

Amnesty International warned on Wednesday that food aid meant to mitigate the devastating effects of the COVID-19 lockdowns and shutdowns was being distributed along party and political lines in Southern Africa.“The distribution...

Angola: Why is it called corruption when it is in Africa and lobbying when it is happening in Washington DC?

In June 2019, Washington Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) was awarded the $4.1 million contract by the government of Angola.Officially, the goal was to promote Angola's national interest. But in fact SPB was...

President João Lourenço of Angola weakened by corruption and coronavirus pandemic

An investigation by Michael Pauron"For now, everything is fine, except the crisis, which is worsening": these words of Rafaël Savimbi, Angolan deputy of the opposition Unita party sum up the situation...

The rest of the world is so corrupt unlike the United States under Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo boasts in Angola, a...

President Donald Trump appointed Secretary of State Michael Pompeo boasted in Angola on Sunday night that the rest of the world was so corrupt while the United States was not, a statement likely to shock and...

BREAKING: Pompeo travels to Angola to deepen ties with oil rich African nation

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will travel to Angola February 16-17 to meet with government officials, civil society representatives, and the business community to promote increased trade and investment, highlight U.S. support for Angolan political...

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IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to...

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