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· May, 2011

Stories about Angola from May, 2011

Angola: Real Madrid ”Galacticos” in Africa!

afrik.com blog, believes that :”The news will without doubt, delight football fans in Africa. Real Madrid stars, will play their last game for this season, on May 25 in Luanda.”

Angola: Organizer Arrested on the Eve of Protest Against Poverty

Luis Bernardo, the president of MRIS (Revolutionary Movement for Social Action) who organized a protest against poverty [pt] in Luanda today, was arrested on the eve of the event [pt]....

Africa: Africa Day Celebrated on Twitter

Happy Africa Day! Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25 of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). In 2002 the OAU established its own...

Africa: African Champions League Results

In a post published on May 9 on Afrik.com, Ali Makha analyses [fr] the results of the African Champions League: ” The semi-quarter finals in the African Cup gave their verdict...

Africa: Reactions to The Beatification of Pope John Paul II

Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from all around the world landed on Rome to participate in religious ceremonies for the beautification of Pope John Paul II, known as “JP2”, declared...

Angola: Maka: Anti-Corruption Watchdog

Maka is an anti-corruption watchdog in Angola run by Rafael Marques de Morais, an Angolan journalistPercy Qoboza. He is the winner of Civil Courage Prize, from the Train Foundation (US)...

Angola: The Way of Being of the Traditional Markets

Can the traditional markets of the world “[reflect] the living culture and [give] the sense of place better than any city tour ever could, in more depth than the destination’s...

A Blog on Music in Portuguese and Lusophone Artists

To learn about music in Portuguese or by Lusophone artists, visit Caipirinha Lounge [en, pt], a bilingual blog “born out of a sincere belief that Lusophone music should reach a...

Angola: Lack of Coverage on the Exclave of Cabinda

“Nowadays speaking of Cabinda is something that displeases the political powers of Angola and Portugal”, says [pt] journalist Orlando Castro on his blog Alto Hama. Cabinda, with some of the...

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