Angola

  • August 27, 2018

    Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo who found refuge in Northern Angola after an outbreak of violence in the Kasai region, are afraid to return home, even as life in the refugee settlements becomes more difficult due to funding challenges, says The Lutheran World Federation in Angola.

  • February 13, 2013

    A staff member of the Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiative in Africa has been elected General Secretary of the Council of Christian Churches in Angola.

  • March 24, 2010

    The latest in a series of brutal, forced evictions in Angola took place earlier this month when riot police swept through a provincial capital, Lubango, killing four children.

  • January 20, 2010

    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.

  • October 5, 2009

    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.

  • August 26, 2009

    The armed conflict in Angola ended seven years ago, says Juan Michel but the consequences of four decades of war are felt still today. And women seem to be bearing most of the brunt.

  • July 22, 2009

    A team of Christian representatives from Portugal, Switzerland and Brazil is paying a solidarity visit to churches and civil society groups in Angola and Mozambique this month.

  • September 8, 2008

    The Angolan government is threatening to close the Association for Justice, Peace and Democracy (AJPD), one of the country’s most active human rights organisations.

  • June 13, 2008

    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.

  • February 22, 2008

    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.