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Angola Assists Cyclone Idai Victims In Mozambique

Angola Assists Cyclone Idai Victims In Mozambique

Angola’s assistance made up of 26 tons of food and medicines to Tropical Cyclone Idai victims in Mozambique will help prevent the spread of the epidemics in the Indian Ocean country, the Health minister of Mozambique Nazira Abdula said Friday in Beira city. Nazira Abdula was speaking to the press shortly after the delivery ceremony […]

30 Killed In Angola Mine Collapse

30 Killed In Angola Mine Collapse

At least 30 people died after a mine collapsed at Chipindo municipality in Angola’s south-west Huíla Province, state media confirmed. According to Radio Nacional de Angola (RNA), the tragedy happened at Chiwele locality where the illegal gold miners were at work.   “The prospectors were extracting gold in the mine when it collapsed due the […]

An Anguished Cry For Justice In Angola

An Anguished Cry For Justice In Angola

The family of a man tortured to death by Angolan police have petitioned President João Lourenço for justice. As reported by Maka Angola, João Alfredo Dala was beaten and mutilated during a 15-hour police interrogation as part of an investigation into the alleged kidnapping of an elderly pastor of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in […]

Refugee Women In Angola Decline Donation Of Skimpy Outfits

Refugee Women In Angola Decline Donation Of Skimpy Outfits

 A clothes donation exercise at an Angolan camp housing Congolese refugees has degenerated into a farce after women refused to accept shorts offered by a Japanese manufacturer. The clothes had been shipped for distribution at the Lovua refugee settlement in Angola’s northeastern Lunda Norte Province. Officials from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) […]

Red Alert : Over 27,000 Pregnant Women Are Living With HIV In Angola

Red Alert : Over 27,000 Pregnant Women Are Living With HIV In Angola

 Nearly 27,000 pregnant women, out of 310,000 living with HIV in Angola, are HIV-positive, according to estimates by 2017 of the National Institute for the Fight against Aids (INLS). Journalists present at the launch of the HIV-AIDS vertical prevention campaign to be held in Moxico by the first lady. The Director of the Institute, Lucia […]

Total Plans New Offshore Angola Well To Boost Oil Output

Total Plans New Offshore Angola Well To Boost Oil Output

  French oil company Total said on Saturday it plans to drill 13 wells on block 17, offshore Angola, in order to maintain production of 400,000 barrels per day of crude until 2023 in Africa’s second largest crude producer. In a statement, the company said the wells, which will connect marginal fields to existing floating […]

Train Collision In Angola Kills 18 People

Train Collision In Angola Kills 18 People

The number of deaths caused by the collision of two trains in the south-western Namibe Province rose to 18, plus fourteen other citizens that are receiving treatment in hospital for serious injuries. The tragedy took place when a Moçâmedes Railway Company (CFM) train transporting black granite collided with another CFM train operating at the service […]

Women’s Parliament Group Suggests Strengthening Of Gender Mainstreaming

Women’s Parliament Group Suggests Strengthening Of Gender Mainstreaming

 The head of the Women’s Parliamentary Group, Luísa Damião, on Wednesday in Luanda suggested strengthening the transversal integration strategy on gender approaches under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol ). The MP made this statement at the end of the workshop on “Experimenting with a gender-sensitive inspection model”, promoted by the Women’s Parliamentary Group […]

HSBC Freezes Account Tied to $500 Million Angolan Fraud

HSBC Freezes Account Tied to $500 Million Angolan Fraud

  HSBC Holdings Plc froze an account linked to an alleged fraud that siphoned about $500 million from Angolan state coffers, according to a person briefed on the matter.  A large transfer raised suspicions at the bank, prompting it to alert U.K. authorities at least weeks ago, the person said, asking not to be identified […]

First Lady Of Angola Encourages Women To Be Agents of Change

First Lady Of Angola Encourages Women To Be Agents of Change

 Women must assume their role as agents of behavior change and influence in their communities, said Thursday the first lady of the Republic, Ana Dias Lourenço. This appeal was made during a breakfast conference held by her office, as part of the “Women’s March” celebrations with the theme “Transform lives, be a woman”. According to […]

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