· May, 2007

Stories about Angola from May, 2007

Angola: more than a thousand words

  22 May 2007

Koluki posts a picture worth a thousand words: “THE STORY IS: about the degradation of Angola's capital city, with its lack of infrastructure, effective public services and basic sanitation. To make things worse, because of the war, whose social and psychological effects are still present and unresolved everywhere, people from...

Botswana: discovering the beauty of the Okavango Delta

  18 May 2007

Koluki shares her experience of the Okavango Delta: “I spent all day discovering the unique wonder that is the Okavango Delta by mokoro – a traditional dugout canoe introduced to the place by the Bayei people in the 18th century. No amount of words can ever come close to describe...

Angola: Two Angolan Authors Awarded with International Literature Prizes

  7 May 2007

High Browse Online announces that Angolan journalist and author Jose Eduardo Agualusa won the 2007 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for his novel, The Book of Chameleons. The Portuguese novel is translated into English by Daniel Hahn. Jose and Daniel will be sharing the prize of £10,000. The winner was announced...

Angola: Miss Landmine Angola Project sparks debate

  3 May 2007

Koluki weighs in on the Miss Landmine Angola Project: “Certainly, these women won’t become “more beautiful” or “more empowered” in the eyes of their husbands, boyfriends, children, families and communities simply because they are photographed wearing make-up and nail polish, which after all will definitely not survive the tending of...