Stories about Angola
"Today there is a supply of food in Angola, one cannot say that today there is [serious] hunger in Angola, it is a question of some malnutrition," remarked Angola's president.
The fee increased from 8 to 97 US dollars.
"Violence against women is real, it really is. It is not something in the heads of feminists, it is not an invention or empty speech: IT IS REAL!"
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The meeting appears to signal a pivot from his predecessor José Eduardo dos Santos, whose administration was notorious for the ill-treatment of activists, journalists, and international NGOs.
"Suddenly, on Monday, we saw youths from the Chokwe community with Angolan policemen starting to burn the homes of those perceived to be foreigners."
João Lourenço said in a interview with a Portuguese newspaper that he found the state's coffers empty when he took office in 2017.
"The most important rescue by the state would be to provide the conditions to guarantee decent jobs"
António Costa's official visit to Angola following months of diplomatic tensions between the two governments has caused a stir over his clothing choice.
"At this moment, I am on the street crying without knowing where to go."
"...racism in Angola is nothing new; however, people prefer to pretend nothing is happening."
While Marques had been brought to court on previous occasions, this was the first time he was formally acquited.
"Now we are legal and we can speak with property owners without any fear, we can conduct and continue our activities legally, because we will pay the state's quota."
A journalist best known for exposing human rights violations in the diamond trade, Marques is not the only target of the Angolan regime.
"More than a sharp protest against degrading living conditions of Luanda's slums, 'you just killed me' is also a performance act that fits perfectly into the world of contemporary art".
"Launching a satellite into space while on the ground there is no medicine, food, quality education, healthcare worthy of that name...seems to me a terrible irrationality"
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On 23 August, more than 9 million Angolans were called to elect the new president.
"...All of us complain of malpractice and electoral irregularities, so it is necessary that everybody acts as election monitors and remains alert."
Isaac Maria dos Anjos, ex-governor of the Angolan provínce of Benguela, is famous for his criticisms of the ruling MPLA party.