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Angolan Oil Confident Ahead Of Critical Elections.

After Angola's critical elections, the oil will still flow, unabated—despite talk of a potential opposition upset. Angola is—on any given day—Africa's first or second-largest producer. In recent months, it's been the second largest, but late last year and early this year, it had overtaken Nigeria for the top spot as ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Angola Bans Activist Demonstrations Ahead of Elections.

Angolan authorities have moved to ban protests and demonstrations by groups not running in next week's parliamentary elections. Expand Samussuku' Chiconda required stitches on his forehead after police officers beat him with batons, Luanda, February 24, 2017. © 2017 Luaty Beirao The August 23 elections will take place in ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Here are the world's richest black billionaires.

In 2017, 10 of the world's billionaires — fewer than 1% — are black, down from 12 last year, reports Forbes contributor Mfonobong Nsehe. Three of the 10 are women. All but one, Isabel Dos Santos, are billed by Forbes as self-made. To compile the full list, Forbes uses stock prices and exchange rates to estimate ...

- Business Insider - US

UNHCR starts relocating Congolese refugees from Angolan border sites.

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo More than 33,000 Congolese refugees are being moved from overcrowded reception centers in northern Angola to a newly established settlement in Lóvua – some 100 km further inland.This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

First of 33,000 Congolese refugees relocated to new settlement in Angola - UN agency.

More than 1,500 Congolese refugees who have fled violence and ethnic tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been relocated from reception centres in northern Angola to a newly established settlement, the United Nations refugee agency today said.

- UN - INT

Orderly polls in Kenya set the pace for Angola, Liberia and other African nations.

Rebel leader who oversaw the the brutal killing of dictator Samuel Doe is in the list of presidential contenders.

- Daily Nation - KE

Angolan Activists Create a Platform To Monitor Presidential Elections.

"...All of us complain of malpractice and electoral irregularities, so it is necessary that everybody acts as election monitors and remains alert."

- Global Voices - US

RDC : plus de 250 personnes dont des enfants victimes d'exécutions dans le Kasaï.

Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Country: Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo Parmi ces victimes figurent 62 enfants, dont 30 avaient moins de 8 ans, indique un communiqué du Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies aux droits de l'homme publié ce vendredi à Genève. RDC: Un rapport de l'ONU ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

RDC : plus de 250 personnes dont des enfants victimes d'exécutions dans le Kasaï.

Source: UN Radio Country: Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo Parmi ces victimes figurent 62 enfants, dont 30 avaient moins de 8 ans, indique un communiqué du Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies aux droits de l'homme publié ce vendredi à Genève.Plus de 250 personnes ont été victimes d'exécutions sauvages entre ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Angola's Constitutional Court Upholds Freedom of Association.

Angola's Constitutional Court has ruled that a presidential decree that imposed severe restrictions on civil society groups violates the constitution. The ruling provides a big boost to nongovernmental organizations that operate in a politically contentious environment in which the courts typically side with the government. ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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