[DW] The coronavirus is not the only thing which has dampened Namibia’s independence celebrations. After 30 years of stability, the country must reckon with racial tensions, a stagnant economy and growing dissatisfaction.
[VOA] Johannesburg -Angolan activists say the recent “Luanda Leaks” investigation – which uncovered billions of dollars’ worth of unscrupulous business dealings that made the daughter of Angola’s longtime president, the richest woman in Africa – is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to corruption in the oil-rich African country.
[Deutsche Welle] In an exclusive with DW, Angolan President Joao Lourenco spoke for the first time about allegations against Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos. He also defended his role in a government led by her father.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A court in Luanda has charged Isabel dos Santos with money laundering and mismanagement during her time as chairwoman of state oil firm Sonangol, reports France 24.
ISABEL DOS SANTOS lives modestly these days. Or so the billionaire daughter of a former Angolan president, José Eduardo dos Santos, says.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA)’s president, Gianni Infantino, is expected on Thursday in Luanda for a 24-hour working and courtesy visit.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on Monday urged the Angolan government to promote an attractive environment for foreign direct investment that encourages greater involvement of US companies.
[Namibian] The governments of Namibia and Angola will meet this week to discuss the sustainable use and management of rivers shared by the two countries.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The former Angolan footballer João dos Santos de Almeida “Chinho” was found dead inside his car last Monday morning, in Luanda, victim of several gun shots.
[RFI] The exhumed body of Angolan rebel leader Jonas Savimbi was expected to be received by his family and members of the opposition UNITA on Tuesday, but a last-minute decision by the government has added confusion ahead of his long-awaited burial.