[East African] Seven passengers and crew died in a plane crash in Cuilo, a town in northeast Angola near the DR Congo border, a government official said Friday.
[ANGOP] Luanda -1º de Agosto achieved on Friday the second win in the 30th edition of the Champions Clubs African Cup taking place in Luanda after beating FAR of Morocco by 54-41, in a match of group A played at the multipurpose pavilion of Kilamba.
[Maka] President José Eduardo dos Santos’s tightening stranglehold on freedom of expression in Angola and his government’s decades of fear and repression will cast an indelible stain on the 40th anniversary of the country’s independence, said Amnesty International today.
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, is holding this Friday a private meeting at Luanda’s Presidential Palace with his Zambian counterpart, Edgar Lungu Chagwa.
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Scenario in New Marginal, in Kinanga commune, Luanda, is almost set up in order to receive the 2015 edition of the Carnival, scheduled for 14, 15 and 17 of this month.
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan health authorities are is conducting awareness raising campaigns with passengers and workers at airports around the country about the danger posed by the Ebola epidemic hitting several West African nations.
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan minister of Mass Media, José Luís de Matos, last Friday in Luanda reiterated the need and importance to develop cooperation among the African Portuguese Speaking Countries Community (PALOP)’s members in the media sector, because it allows an exchange of experiences and competences among professionals, as well as the acquisition of new skills and competences.
[OSISA]The announcement that Angola plans to enforce laws banning street trading is another example of ham-fisted policy application by a government that has lost touch with its people and their basic needs.
[allAfrica]Namibian officials searching for a missing Mozambique Airlines plane have located the wreckage but found no survivors. Most of the 27 passengers were Mozambicans and Angolans flying from Maputo to Luanda.
[Maka]Journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais was released today after several hours under police custody in Luanda.