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Hotel development in Africa jumps 30% to 64,000 rooms

Resilient continent continues to attract investors - Angola surges ahead...

15 Apr 2016

Angola committed to economic diversification

The Angolan government has committed to working with the IMF to design and implement policies and structural reforms...

11 Apr 2016

'Anonymous' cyber-attack hits Angola govt after activists jailed

A Portuguese branch of the Anonymous hacking collective says it has shut down about 20 Angolan government websites in retaliation for the jailing of 17 youth activists for plotting "rebellion"...

1 Apr 2016

Angola the hot potato

More often than not when I am talking to a client about Angola their eyes widen and they give you the 'Are you mad?' look...

By Graeme Pitt 2 Mar 2016

Angolan president wants stricter social media laws

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos called on Friday for stricter regulation of social media, at a time when the government is cracking down on political dissident and activism...

21 Dec 2015

Angolan retailer chooses Ingenico smart terminals

The Ingenico Group has announced that Kero, the Angolan retailer, is equipping its major stores with Ingenico smart terminals...

8 Dec 2015

Movicel and Facebook launch free internet service

LUANDA: Last Monday the country gained a free Internet service launched in Luanda by the mobile phone company Movicel, in partnership with the Facebook social media network...

24 Jun 2015

Angola journalist Rafael Marques convicted of defamation

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the suspended six-month prison sentence given to Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais over his book outlining human rights abuses connected with the country's diamond mining industry...

By Elena Pramesberger 1 Jun 2015

Territory Ministry launches institutional magazine

The Ministry of Territory Administration last Wednesday, in Luanda, launched an institutional magazine on local governance dubbed "Nossa terra" (Our Land)...

14 May 2015

Angola: 9th edition of National Journalism Award launched

LUANDA: Ministry of Mass Media (MCS) Wednesday in Luanda launched the 9th edition of the National Journalism Prize to encourage and distinguish the creativity and journalistic research...

7 May 2015

Journalist Francisco Mendes awarded 2014 Maboque Prize

LUANDA: The Angolan journalist Francisco Mendes was awarded the 2014 Maboque Journalism Award on Saturday in Luanda...

18 Mar 2015

Luanda govt hails media work during festive season

The provincial government of Luanda (GPL) praised the efforts of the National Police and the media organs in raising the citizens' awareness on good behaviour during the festive season...

9 Jan 2015

Angola's Picarra... pricking politicians' pomposity

NEWSWATCH: He's been likened to Angola's Zapiro... satirist Sérgio Piçarra continues to expose the faults in this African state, reports Mail & Guardian...

18 Dec 2014

E-Kwanza mobile payment service launched in Angola

Angolan Investment Bank (BAI) has launched e-Kwanza a mobile money service that allows users to make transfers and payments for goods and services across the country...

12 Dec 2014

Mass Media Minister unveils 10KV emitter of Radio Malanje

The Minister of Mass Media, José Luís de Matos, has inaugurated a 10KV emitter of provincial broadcast Radio of Malanje, in modulated frequency, as part of celebrations of 5 October - the day of the National Radio of Angola.

6 Oct 2014

Western Union Company, Angola Post Office partner for money transfer services

The Western Union Company and the Angola Post Office has announced their collaboration to enable consumers to send and receive local and international payments in minutes from Angola Post Office...

18 Sep 2014

Project 'Angola Online' officially launched

BizTech Africa reports that a digital project, named Angola Online, has officially been launched by the country's Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, in partnership with the National...

13 Sep 2014

'Future Leaders of Angola' scholarship program launched

The Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA) has launched its Future Leaders of Angola scholarship program aimed at building up the economic empowerment and capacity of a new workforce in...

20 Aug 2014

Scan Display celebrates successful stand-build in Angola

Working with a new client, Dodecaedro, Scan Display managed the building of a stand focused on Argentinian products at the recent FILDA (International Fair of Luanda) in Luanda, Angola...

Issued by Scan Display 18 Aug 2014

Angolan journalist charged with defamation

Angola's attorney-general should immediately drop all criminal defamation charges against an investigative journalist, Rafael Marques de Morais, because they undermine free expression rights, Human Rights Watch said on 12 August 2013. The Angolan government should repeal the country's criminal defamation laws - the basis for the charges.

15 Aug 2013

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