Angola launches crackdown amid plunging oil prices

2015-07-27 15:09

Angolan Attorney General says that all 16 people have been 'caught red-handed while committing crimes against the security of the state'. Most of those arrested are activists, part of a small but growing movement that has begun to question the monopoly on power held by Angola's ruling party.

Angolans resentful as China tightens its grip

2015-07-12 14:36

A mulit-billion dollar loan Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos signed with China has angered citizens who say they are being left behind as the country becomes reliant on Beijing.

African nations beat Yellen to rate hikes

2015-06-18 18:17

Sub-Saharan African central banks have bucked a global trend by increasing borrowing costs this year to ward off inflation and defend their currencies.

Angolan president heads to China as low oil price bites

2015-06-08 13:32

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is heading for his first official visit to China in seven years as his country, which is Africa's second largest oil producer, struggles with falling oil prices.

Angolan activist gets 6 months suspended jail sentence

2015-05-28 13:49

An Angolan court has sentenced prominent anti-corruption activist Rafael Marques to a six-month suspended jail term for defaming army generals in a book about violence in the country's diamond mining industry.

Zuma in Angola for Great Lakes summit

2015-05-18 07:45

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Angola where he will be attending the Extraordinary Summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region.

Angola working with SA bank as oil takes beating

2015-05-14 15:42

Angola is working with Standard Bank to ensure the availability of enough capital to keep specific industries afloat, as its economic mainstay, oil, takes a beating.

Angola cops, religious sect clash - 22 dead

2015-04-22 21:03

Twenty-two people died after police clashed with members of a religious sect in central Angola last week, local media report.

Govt assisting SA fishermen stranded in Angola

2015-04-08 11:14

The department of international relations and co-operation says it is trying to assist a predominantly South African crew of a ship impounded by Angolan authorities for unpaid dock fees.

Botswana repatriates Namibian, Angolan refugees

2015-03-17 19:46

Botswana has started repatriating Namibian and Angolan refugees, a report says, adding that close to 1 000 Namibians should have returned to their home country by the end of the year.


Angolan opposition boycotts vote over transparency, China loans

2015-07-23 16:07

Opposition legislators have boycotted a vote in Angola’s parliament in a rare show of dissent against one of Africa’s most autocratic governments, accusing it of covering up details of lawmaking and new loan deals struck with China.

Angolan police detain 13 people for planning protests

2015-06-21 15:59

Angolan police have arrested more than a dozen people for allegedly planning to organise protests threatening "order and public security”.

Angola seeking China cash

2015-06-09 21:15

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has met Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on a state visit to seek financing for projects, including a $4.5bn hydropower scheme

Angolan gets suspended sentence for diamond book

2015-05-28 21:14

An Angolan journalist has been given a six-month suspended sentence after he was convicted of slander for accusing generals of human rights abuses at diamond mines.

Zuma returns from Great Lakes summit

2015-05-19 10:10

President Jacob Zuma has returned from a summit in Angola, where it was decided that the elections in Burundi should be postponed indefinitely due to unrest in the country.

Angola demands UN apology

2015-05-16 21:31

Angola demanded an apology from the UN after the world body called for an investigation into the killing of members of a Christian sect by police.

Western Cape exploring opportunities in Angola

2015-04-28 06:00

A delegation to Angola will aim to strengthen trade and investment between that region and the Western Cape.

Angola fund allocates $1.4bn to Africa projects

2015-04-13 18:00

Angola's sovereign wealth fund says it is allocating $1.4bn to five new vehicles that will invest in sectors such as mining, timber, agriculture and healthcare within the country and in Africa.

Angola arrests anti-government activists

2015-03-18 22:06

Angolan authorities have arrested two human rights activists who were planning an anti-government protest, in the latest sign of repression in Africa's second largest oil exporter.

Force used to crush freedom in Africa - report

2015-02-25 16:57

A worrying picture of ongoing human rights abuse, particularly in Southern Africa, has been painted by Amnesty International in its 2014/2015 yearly report.

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