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Angola’s future is dark after ten years of peace

Apr 8, 2012 1

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, (IPS) – Angola is celebrating 10 years of peace on Apr. 4. Since the end of its 27-year- long civil war in 2002, the country’s economy has prospered thanks to oil. But experts fear that parliamentary ...

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Angola detains journalist over report on wave of mass fainting

Aug 8, 2011 0

New York, August 5, 2011—Angolan authorities should explain Tuesday’s arrest and incommunicado detention of a radio journalist for reporting on a nationwide wave of mass fainting of people, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. “The arrest of journalist Adão ...

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Five people arrested in Angola ahead of protests

Mar 7, 2011 0

LUANDA, March 7, 2011 (AFP) – Angolan authorities on Monday arrested five people including journalists ahead of a planned protest against the 31-year rule of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, one of its organisers said. Three journalists of the Novo Jornal ...

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Angola prepares for massive protests

Mar 6, 2011 0

LUANDA, March 6, 2011 (AFP) – Soldiers patrolled the Angolan capital on Sunday as Angolans watched to see if plans for a Monday mass protest against the 31-year rule of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos would materialise. Since last month, rumours ...

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Angola prepares to celebrate 50 years of independence

Feb 3, 2011 1

LUANDA, February 3, 2011 (AFP) – Fifty years ago, on February 4 1961, Angolan nationalists tried to forcibly liberate colonial political prisoners in a date celebrated as the start of Angola’s independence struggle. But the anniversary is not unanimously recognised and ...

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