Is City Press in favour of race war? Reply to Assata Shakur

Publishing a radical exhortation to sedition by a convicted black extremist like Assata Shakur in City Press (Listen up! The European is not your friend) is not only irresponsible, but demonstrates the double standards at work when it comes to … Read the rest

Growth in Angola and Nigeria slow on weaker crude

Growth in Angola and Nigeria, the only sub- Saharan African members of Opec, would slow next year because of weaker crude prices, according to Fitch Ratings.

Fitch’s 2015 growth projection for Nigeria was revised down to 5.2 percent from 6.4 … Read the rest

G4S guards accused of migrant’s death found innocent

Three security guards from the controversial security firm G4S have been cleared of manslaughter, despite accusations they killed a 46-year-old man by forcibly restraining him on a charter airline flight.

Jimnmy Mubenga, from Angola, died on the 12 October 2010 … Read the rest

MPLA’s British handler dies

The British MI6 spy, Michael Wolfers, died in London at the start of a private dinner in one of London’s most exclusive clubs to celebrate the milestone 75th birthday of his close friend of 56-years’ standing, Lord Bragg, on October … Read the rest

Brazil, Angola strengthen strategic partnership

Brazil has offered Angola a new credit line worth $2-billion for use in the sub-Saharan African country’s energy and construction sectors, Angolan Finance Minister Armando Manuel said on Monday.

Several Brazilian companies are involved in energy and construction in Angola, … Read the rest

Brazil has offered Angola a new credit line worth $2-billion for use in the sub-Saharan African country’s energy and construction sectors, Angolan Finance Minister Armando Manuel said on Monday.

Several Brazilian companies are involved in energy and construction in Angola, … Read the rest

Malaysian jet not the first to vanish

stolen727For those suggesting that the disappearance of Flight 370 is unparalleled in aviation history, Vocativ would like to remind them that another large Boeing jet took off from an airstrip in Angola in 2003 and hasn’t been seen since.

Big … Read the rest

Cubans protected Chevron from Unita

flecChevron houses some 6,000 people at the Malongo compound, built in the 1960s, in Angola, but capacity constraints mean contractors have had to seek lodging outside the base that protected employees through decades of conflict.

Chevron’s 2,965-acre (1,200-hectare) Malongo compound … Read the rest

Fidel Castro: Mandela Is Dead, So Why Hide The Truth About Apartheid?

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Fidel Castro

by Fidel Castro Ruz

Maybe the empire thought that we would not honor our word when, during days of uncertainty in the past century, we affirmed that even if the USSR were to disappear Cuba would continue struggling.… Read the rest

Angolan police fire teargas to disperse UNITA protest

unitaAngolan police fired tear gas and warning shots on Saturday to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters demonstrating in the capital against the disappearance and possible murder of two anti-government activists.

The ruling MPLA party this week accused the main UNITA … Read the rest

SAS Spioenkop heads for west Africa on anti-piracy mission

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SAS Spioenkop

An SA Navy frigate has set sail for the pirate-infested west coast of Africa.

SAS Spioenkop left Simon’s Town naval base yesterday morning with a crew of 180 .

It and three other frigates were purchased in the … Read the rest

Angola marks 10 years since end of civil war

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Jonas Savimbi

Angola marked the 10th anniversary of the end of its three-decade civil war on Wednesday as President Jose Eduardo dos Santos unveiled a monument near the site where a long-time rebel leader was killed.

The 27-year war was … Read the rest