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· September, 2008

Stories about Angola from September, 2008

Angola: A new African El Dorado for foreign workers

Since the end of the civil war in 2002, Angola has been home to many foreigners coming to find work. It is estimated that there are over 70,000 foreigners living...

Angola: Photo of an accident in the Cabinda airpot

SDBlog [pt] publishes a picture he took of an accident in the Cabinda airpot, in Angola, yesterday. “I later heard on the radio that there were no people injured and...

Angola: Luxurious flats for the rich, soaring rent for the poor

Land and property speculation in Luanda is one of the causes of the significant increase in housing prices in the Angolan capital. In this article, Clara Onofre investigates how luxury...

Angola: MPLA wins over 80% of votes and secures 191 seats

Angola's National Electoral Commission has disclosed the final results of the first Parliamentary Elections in 16 years and they confirmed victory for the ruling party, the Popular Movement for the...

Angola: Chaos and hopes mark first election in 16 years

"I waited for this day with great anxiety and curiosity because I knew it was a special day for Angola and Angolans. For many years our daily lives had been...

Angola: Parliamentary election video

A YouTube video about parliamentary election in Angola produced by the Angolan human rights NGO OMUNGA and the German/Brazilian based MINIBUS MEDIA.

Angola: Election news

Koluki's Angolan election briefs: The observing mission of the Pan-African Parliament declared the Angolan elections “generally free and fair” in spite of some observed “insufficiencies”. A similar assessment was made...

Angola: Briefs from the elections

Part 2 of “Briefs from the elections” from Angolan blogger, Koluki: “Earlier on Saturday, the main opposition party, UNITA, announced its intention to impugnate the election, claiming a “collapse” of...

Angola: Elections in photos

Photos of elections in Angola on flickr. This was the first elections in sixteen years.

Angola: Briefs from the elections

Koluki writes about elections in Angola: “Earlier on Friday the head of the EU mission, the Italian Luisa Morgantini, called the election “a total disaster” . The same assessment was...

Angola: Elections in pictures

Angolans are at the polls for the first time in 16 years - the election is still taking place this Saturday at 320 polling stations in the capital Luanda. So...

Angola: Chatam House pre-election assessment

Koluki writes about the Chatham House's pre-election assessment, which examines the run-up to elections in Angola.

Angola: Elections underway

No Longer at Ease on elections in Angola: “Parliamentary election is underway in Angola, the first in sixteen years. The governing party is expected to win, and international observers from...

Africa: Here Comes Big Brother Africa III

The 3rd season of Big Brother Africa started last month. The show has already developed a huge amount of interest on the continent. African bloggers are currently discussing the show...

Angola: New blog covering the elections in English

Angola Elections News is a new blog covering the elections in Angola. “Through this forum we encourage you to talk to other media people, ask questions, post links to other...

Angola: Four days to go to the polls

Many Angolans have blogged today about the elections. Pitigrili [pt] says that despite the atmosphere of peace, “foreign journalists covering the elections still have prejudices. Alex Duval Smith, from the...

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