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U.S.-Angola strengthen economic ties

The United States and Angola have strengthened their economic ties following the visit of Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan to the African country. Secretary Sullivan met...

10 developments that will shape Africa’s energy sector in 2019

After a year of rebound and recovery, Africa’s old and new hydrocarbons markets have an opportunity to further entrench the continent’s position as the world’s hottest oil and gas frontier in...

Oil: What Angola can learn from Nigeria

By NJ Ayuk With production declining and investment scarce, the Angolan leadership has put in place a number of new policies to reboot...

Oil-rich Angola set for economic recovery after major reforms

Angola's economy is set for recovery in 2019, in large part due to a series of regulatory reforms opening the country to new investments. Angola was one of...

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...

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...

Western Sahara: the deeper story behind the Spanish government’s fake terror alert – By Luis Portillo Pasqual del Riquelme

It was the last days of November 2019. The 44th International Conference of Support and Solidarity with the Saharawi People (EUCOCO), held in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain) had just ended with a very good attendance; and for the first...

Angola set to attract more foreign direct investment into oil and gas, partially privatize Sonangol by 2022

Government reforms in oil sector including at national oil company SONANGOL already yielding positive results, with 30 percent of the company set to be privatized by 2022; Sector reforms to be backed up by an investment...

Africa’s richest woman Isabel dos Santos’ assets frozen by Angola

Angola has frozen assets belonging to Isabel dos Santos known as Africa’s richest woman, after accusing her and two others of causing the state losses of more than $1 billion. Isabel dos Santos...

Angola: Amnesty condemns excessive use of force against peaceful protesters in Cabinda Province

Amnesty International on Tuesday condemned the "excessive use of force" against peaceful pro-independence protesters in Cabinda Province, Angola, saying it was yet another indication authorities were not prepared to tolerate dissent. Dozens of...
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SEE how northern Nigerian women ‘worship’ their ‘kinglike husbands’ during COVID-19 lockdowns

For many singles and even some married couples, love and social distancing don’t really mix, but for arewa women the COVID-19...

WHO, UN Foundation and Illumination partner on health messages

The World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Foundation and Illumination have partnered to launch a Public Service Announcement (PSA) that reinforces safe...

“I’m innocent” – President of African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina releases statement

The President of African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina released a statement on Wednesday, saying he was innocent of the "trumped up...

Over 300 migrants stranded in Mediterranean sea amid COVID-19 lockdowns

Thousands of irregular migrants are facing severe humanitarian conditions, due to the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic, said the Migrant...

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