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Angola: President Regrets Death of Kenneth Kaunda

June 18, 2021
Luanda — Angolan President of the Republic João Lourenço expressed Friday his deep dismay at the death of the former President of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda, whom he considered a charismatic leader. In a note from the Civil Affairs Office to the President of the Republic reached ANGOP, the President described Kaunda as man dedicated to

Africa: Angola Defends UN Activities Adjustment

February 17, 2021
Luanda — Angola defended Monday in New York the adjustment of the UN-Women activities, in order to help the member states, mainly Africans, to reach “relevant tangible results” for the current Covid-19 context. This standing was expressed by Angola’s permanent representative to the United Nations, during a speech, on behalf of the African Group accredited

Africa: How the Resource Curse Has Played Out in Nigeria and Angola

February 12, 2021
In weakly institutionalised contexts, natural resource wealth tends to be a curse instead of a blessing. Where citizens are relatively powerless to hold ruling elites to account, resource wealth undermines development prospects. To the contrary, where citizens are able to exert constraints on the use of executive power, resource wealth can generate development outcomes that

ANGOLA/CONGO : Relations between Sassou and Lourenço become ever more poisonous

February 2, 2021
Presidential advisors in Angola now suspect Congo of colluding with the separatist Frente de Libertação do Estado de Cabinda (FLEC). Source link

SOUTH AFRICA/ANGOLA : Macron forced to postpone southern Africa tour yet again

January 26, 2021
Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Angola and South Africa planned for the first quarter of 2021 has been postponed to late March at the earliest. Source link

Angola Readies to Join Continental Trade Area

January 4, 2021
Luanda — The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) opened last Friday, January 1, 2021, which is an initiative of the African Union (AU) that foresees an increase in trade among member countries. The Republic of Angola may not start, on that same day, to carry out free trade under the Agreement, taking into account

Angola: Reforms in Angola Arouse Interest in Kenya

December 10, 2020
Luanda — Angolan ambassador to Kenya Syanga Abílio said Wednesday that the East African country’s investors were interested in investing in Angola. According to the diplomat, who was speaking on the LAC breakfast programme, investors from Kenya are very interested, driven by the reforms taking place in the Angola. The diplomat highlighted Kenyans’ interest in

ANGOLA/GHANA : Covid tests, an unexpected windfall for Israeli-Swiss group Mitrelli, China's BGI and Nigeria's Peters family

December 7, 2020
In recent months, a new breed of visitor has been crowding into the highly chic, privately owned Luanda Medical Center (LMC). They are the air travellers who are obliged by Source link
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