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Former Angolan President Dos Santos in intensive care

Former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos is in critical condition after being hospitalized in Spain. His daughter Tchizé dos Santos lodged a complaint with the Catalan regional police on Tuesday, July 5, for attempted murder against his father. Since a cardiac arrest on June 23, the man in charge of the country for 38 years has been in intensive care, connected to machines that keep him alive. L 'former Angolan dignitary has been ill for many years, but in recent months his health has deteriorated significantly.…

the general election of August 24, the united opposition

The Angolan presidency announced on Friday, June 3, the date of the national general elections: on August 24, 2022, Angolans will vote in the legislative elections, for the deputies to then choose number one on the majority list for the presidency, in an indirect presidential election. The People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), which has been in power since independence and led by outgoing President João Lourenço, will once again oppose the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Unita), from…

The Africom chief visits East Africa and Angola to advertise mutual safety pursuits

US Army General Stephen Townsend, Commander-in-Chief, US Africa Command, has accomplished a multi-country journey to the East Africa area and Angola. During his travels between May 11 and 20, he visited civilian and navy leaders in Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda and Angola. The journey gave US Africa Command leaders the chance to satisfy with civilian and navy leaders in every nation to emphasise the significance of partnership in confronting regional threats and reaching frequent safety targets, Africom mentioned.…

food security in the south deeply affected by

In Angola, several humanitarian organizations are sounding the alarm. Nearly six million people are on the verge of being depleted due to food shortages in the south of the country, a region affected by the worst drought in forty years, according to the World Food Program (WFP). Cunene and Huila provinces are most affected.…

Gabon-Angola: Queen Nzinga Mbandi, the Indestructible

Our series on resistant women takes us to Gabon to meet descendants of Queen Nzinga. She opposed Portuguese penetration in Angola in the 17th century. As a 43-year-old monarch, she fought hard to defend her kingdom against the slave trade. The fighting was so furious that some people fled Angola to Gabon. Among them, Vungu…

Isabel dos Santos must return 400 million euros

The one with the nickname "the princess" in Angola is now facing a new legal obstacle. Isabel dos Santos, the richest woman on the African continent, is accused of corruption. It must return more than 400 million euros worth of shares to the Angolan oil company Sonangol. The fees are stacked on top of each other for Isabel dos Santos, Africa's first female billionaire. This time, the Dutch arbitration institute is questioning the validity of a transaction it carried out with the Angolan state oil company Sonangol. In…

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