The Angolan authorities have been warned against a crackdown on human rights activists after several were detained in the Cabinda region in the wake of the 8 January 2010 attack on the Togolese national football team.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) should not go ahead with plans for a multi-million dollar loan to Angola, whose oil-rich government is highly corrupt, without stringent conditions says Global Witness.
Church and development organisations are demanding that countries with close bilateral ties to Angola – including the UK – take a more robust position on the continuing human rights violations in the country.
A television documentary 'Angola in the Frame' premieres on the UK Community Channel on 5 March 2008 at 21.00, following war artist John Keane on a moving journey which led to 11 new paintings commissioned by Christian Aid.
Fashion designer Nicole Farhi has teamed up with artist John Keane and international development charity Christian Aid to launch a range of limited edition clothing which will help highlight the plight of millions of children in war torn Angola