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· April, 2008

Stories about Angola from April, 2008

Angola: The voting weapon

Cazimar [pt] echoes the news that the Chinese An Yue Jiang ship was allowed to dock in Luanda only to unload merchandise destined for Angola. The blogger asks Angolan president...

Zimbabwe: Post-election violence on the rise

The election crisis in Zimbabwe continues: there are reports from the mainstream media, bloggers and human rights organisations about state organised post-election violence against supporters of the opposition, the opposition...

Lusosphera: Remembering the Carnation Revolution

On April 25 1974, 34 years today, Portugal's 40-year fascist dictatorship, the longest in the history of Western Europe, came to an end with the Carnation Revolution, which also brought...

Angola: Remember April 25

Many Angolan blogs, such as Kitanda [pt], bring today videos, articles and posts about the anniversary of the 1974 Carnation Revolution, the military-led coup d'état that changed the Portuguese regime...

Angola: A glossary of Angolan terms

Casa de Luanda [Luanda House, pt] has been compiling a glossary of Angolan expressions. “Check out the A to D, E to L and M to Z. sections. As soon...

Angola: On freedom of expression and globalisation

Kianda [pt] thinks that “the fact that someone was born in one country should not revoke their right to think, criticize, vote or even run for elections [in another country]…...

Angola: No to Guillermo Habacuc and the starving dog.

Admario Lindo, who writes Angola Haria (and many other blogs in Portuguese), shares his shock[pt] about a Guillermo Habacuc Vargas‘[en] art instalation staged last year, in which a dog was...

Angola: News from Angola in a discover and share website

Francis Pac [pt] announces a web 2.0 website similar to Digg to make possible for poeple to discover and share news from Angola. “The option to use this tool only...

Angola: Thinking Angola 2022

Peixoto Alves [pt] has an extensive post about the future of Angola. “The challenge is thinking with an innovation-intelligent approach as a tool for the country in a long term...

Angola: 2008 elections

“The Angolan people are called to go to the polls, this year in September 2008, to elect their representatives to the National Assembly. There have been 17 years since the...

Angola: Miss Landmine Crowned

Miss Landmine has been crowned: “Augusta Urica is the winner of Miss Landmine beauty pageant in Angola. The pageant was organized for survivors of landmine explosions in the country. Eighteen...

Angola: Celebrating the peace anniversary

In a post called ‘Peace’, PValente [pt] celebrates peace in Angola after the end of the civil war, in 04/04/2002, and publishes his pictures of the commemorative T-shirt to “mark...

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