· January, 2008

Stories about Angola from January, 2008

Angola: We CAN do it

  31 January 2008

“For the first time ever the Angolan national team made it to the quarters-finals of the African Cup of Nations (CAN)”. Jotacê Carranca [pt] is akready celebrating a possible victory.

Lusosphere: Child survival

  25 January 2008

UNICEF has just published its annual analysis of the mortality rate of children under 5 years. Among the conclusions, Angola, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, East Timor and Cape Verde have rates far above the admissible, considering Brazil as the standard intermediate and Portugal as the only one...

Angola: A social contrast

  17 January 2008

Orlando Castro [pt] criticizes the contrast implicit in the construction of a 70 floor tower in Luanda, which will be the largest building in Angola and home of luxury houses, hotels, offices and shops. “So this is the way that part of my country's history is written. The other is...

Angola: A very tiny blogosphere

  5 January 2008

Manoel Vieira [pt] reflects on the small Angolan blogosphere's size and the lack of Internet access. “In a land where the  comandants’ tethers, every now and then, act in the firm idea of formatting the thoughts of those who should be otherwise free, quick access to the Internet is another...

Angola: What I do not want for 2008

  4 January 2008

ELCAlmeida [pt] is wondering about what he wants for Angola in 2008. He definitely knows what he does not wish: “What I do not want, once and for all, for Angola is what is happening in Kenya. Those who do not know to welcome the popular will, whatever it may...