Angola - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif http://www.afrik-news.com/ The Do Cambuá: Angola's new doggy-style dance http://www.afrik-news.com/article18687.html Tue, 04 Jan 2011 17:07:46 +0100 The year 2011 will be represented by a cat in the Chinese horoscope. In Angola it is already, without the slightest doubt, the year of the dog. A new urban dance in Angola, the Do Cambuá, has shot temperatures up in an already overheated country. Miles Marshall Lewis, Natacha Mikolo Angola and United States sign Strategic Partnership Dialogue http://www.afrik-news.com/article17925.html Fri, 09 Jul 2010 15:39:59 +0200 The United States and Angola have signed the U.S.-Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue, which formalizes increased bilateral partnerships in energy, security, trade and democracy promotion. The agreement also paves the way for expanded cooperation in agriculture and strengthening democratic institutions. Stephen Kaufman Call for Action to Thwart Bid by Libya, and other notorious human rights abusers, to join UN Human Rights Council http://www.afrik-news.com/article17585.html Thu, 06 May 2010 01:27:29 +0200 Two UN watchdog organizations today urged the United Nations General Assembly to reject five candidates for the United Nations Human Rights Council- Libya, as well as Angola, Malaysia, Mauritania, and Qatar. Boeing, TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola Announce Order for Two 777-300ERs http://www.afrik-news.com/article17538.html Fri, 30 Apr 2010 01:06:21 +0200 Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Angola's TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola (Angola Airlines) today announced the airline ordered two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) in a deal that also includes purchase rights for two additional 777-300ER jetliners. Angola: Media important instrument to achieve Millennium Goals http://www.afrik-news.com/article17452.html Thu, 22 Apr 2010 20:38:05 +0200 The Angolan deputy health minister, Evelize Frestas, on 20 April 2010 emphasized the importance of the mass media as instrument to influence sustainable development towards the achievement of the Millennium Goals and the changing of the old paradigms in the health/disease process. Angola: Prensa Latina official highlights Angolan journalists professionalism http://www.afrik-news.com/article17370.html Fri, 16 Apr 2010 23:34:44 +0200 The president of Cuban Press Agency (Prensa Latina), Fran Gonzales, on 14 April 2010 in Luanda, highlighted the professionalism showed by Angolan journalists working for the country's media organs. Angola: Female journalists call for speed up in dealing with criminal cases http://www.afrik-news.com/article17321.html Tue, 13 Apr 2010 03:46:12 +0200 The Forum of Women Journalists for Gender Equality (FMJIG) urged for the need to speed up in handling of the criminal cases of individuals who commit violence against women and children at home. CAN 2010: Mali seeks sanctioning of Angola and Algeria http://www.afrik-news.com/article16804.html Tue, 19 Jan 2010 18:14:25 +0100 The Malians are a disappointed lot. The shameful draw between Angola, the host country, and Algeria, qualified for the World Cup, has eliminated them despite a fine win against Malawi. The Malian Football Federation has launched a complaint with the CAF. Will Ghartey-Mould, Nicholas Mc Anally Angola: International Office of Migration Provides Support to Vulnerable Returnee Communities in Angola http://www.afrik-news.com/article16770.html Wed, 13 Jan 2010 12:23:15 +0100 With new funding of 900,000 Euros from the Spanish International Cooperation Agency (AECID by its Spanish acronym), IOM Angola will provide immediate assistance to improve food security and nutritional standards to vulnerable communities impacted by large numbers of returnees and natural disasters. CAN 2010: Angola-Mali - Fourth power http://www.afrik-news.com/article16755.html Mon, 11 Jan 2010 01:51:00 +0100 What a spectacular start for this twenty-seventh African Cup of Nations! Trailing by 4-0, the Eagles of Mali closed the gap in impeccable style and finished the game with a 4 all, denying Angola a victory no one thought possible. Desmond North, Nicholas Mc Anally CAN 2010: Rebel attack on Togo squad raises questions over 2010 SA World Cup security http://www.afrik-news.com/article16747.html Sat, 09 Jan 2010 12:38:37 +0100 The attack of Togo Football team in Angola on Friday by rebels has tarnished the image of African football at the same time raising questions on security preparedness by World Cup host South Africa. Sakhile Modise Angola: Chinese violence and murders, protest or criminality? http://www.afrik-news.com/article16469.html Sat, 14 Nov 2009 04:04:54 +0100 The spate of violence against Chinese nationals in Angola is fast becoming an issue of concern. A sense of neocolonialism amongst some Angolans is breeding xenophobia that borders on racism. Are these attacks on Chinese businesses and business personnel's based on resistance to a perceived gradual-Chinese-take-over, or is it is based on unnecessary fear, misplaced perceptions, and share criminality? Konye Obaji Ori AngolaGate: France-Angola: Charles Pasqua reveals secrets from the very top http://www.afrik-news.com/article16393.html Fri, 30 Oct 2009 05:07:26 +0100 Charles Pasqua is very angry. Sentenced to a one year prison term Tuesday in the Angolagate trial, known as one of the major international political scandals, the former French top cop has called for the lifting of an official secrecy act on arms sale documents. He has also accused former Presidents François Mitterand and Jacques Chirac, as well as former Prime Ministers, Édouard Balladur and Alain Juppé, of condoning the Angola arms sale despite a United Nations embargo. The two former prime ministers have denied the accusations. Jacques Chirac, who was Prime Minister at the time, has not yet reacted. Djamel Belayachi Angola, DRC and Congo deport illegal immigrants http://www.afrik-news.com/article16228.html Wed, 30 Sep 2009 17:20:40 +0200 Thousands of Congolese have been deported from Angola this year. The Republic of Congo has also deported DRC nationals from its territory. In a decision to retaliate, Kinshasa has decided deport illegal Angolan immigrants from the Democratic republic of Congo (DRC). The UN has warned of high numbers of human rights abuses. René Dassié Namibia and Zambia get disaster warnings http://www.afrik-news.com/article15483.html Wed, 25 Mar 2009 12:24:25 +0100 The worst floods to hit Namibia in four decades have claimed 92 lives and could affect the food security of at least 500,000 people, mainly subsistence farmers in the flood-affected regions in the north, according to Dorkas Kapembe-Haiduwa, secretary of... our partner IRIN