Preoccupied with attracting foreign investment and fighting corruption while managing a split in the ruling party, the Angolan president João Lourenço ignores his strongest ally: youthful civil society.
The art world largely Isabel dos Santos’s husband despite him being caught up in large scale corruption.
What has Angola’s President João Lourenço, dubbed the “implacable exonerator,” been up to?
Angola is Exhibit 1,000,003 on how and why the West judge some elections “free and fair,” and others not.
The stories of those who fought on the frontlines, were imprisoned, or wanted to establish real democracy after independence in Angola.
Hostile at first, in the wake of the Cold War, Israel-Angolan relations have morphed into a friendly and lucrative bond.
Most Angolans are preoccupied with finding and affording basic food supplies and medical supplies required for treatment in dilapidated health facilities.
if Luaty Beirão dies in jail on their watch, Angola’s state will have a much bigger problem than small protests on their hands.
You’d never know it from reading the US media, but 15 political prisoners in Angola are still in jail.
For one, their original crime: Gathering as a book club and reading the books ‘From Dictatorship to Democracy’ and ‘Tools to Destroy a Dictator and Avoid a New Dictatorship.’
Cultural spaces and historic patrimony have not fared well during Angola’s post-war reconstruction and development.
This is now our eleventh piece on Nicholas Kristof. This needs to end. He has to stop somehow.
How whites in South Africa, Rhodesia, Angola, and Mozambique acted in unison to thwart independence.
…or the constant deferral of reconciliation
Google translators limitations make for sometimes funny, sometimes dangerous results.
Brenda Fassie was a woman who stepped out of line, talked out of turn, wore the pants, pulled up her skirt and loved women and men.
The bottom line of politics in electoral democracies in 21st century capitalism: Whatever patronage politicians dispense, there’s no free lunch.
Angolans protest as the state threatens to tear down an historic building.
António Oliveira Salazar founded Portugal’s New State dictatorship in 1933. Some Portuguese still remember him fondly.
“At the end of capitalism, which is eager to outlive its day, there is Hitler. At the end of formal humanism and philosophic renunciation, there is Hitler.”