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Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clan
Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clan
The news hit like a bomb in Luanda: Jose Filomeno dos Santos, the son of former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, was arrested on Monday in Luanda...
Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics
Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics
João Lourenço’s first year in office has been marked by notable reforms and the consolidation of power. If ordinary Angolans are to benefit...
Angola's ex president steps down as party chief
Angola's ex president steps down as party chief
Angola's former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos on Saturday handed over the reins of the ruling MPLA party to President Joao Lourenco after...
SADC fiddles while the DRC burns
SADC fiddles while the DRC burns
When a home catches fire, neighbours dash out to fight the blaze. They are motivated not only by a concern for the occupants’ welfare but also...
If Mnangagwa gets away with it, then Kabila can too
If Mnangagwa gets away with it, then Kabila can too
We knew, even before the first vote was cast, that Zimbabwe’s election was marred by serious irregularities. These included, but were certainly...
Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution
Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution
Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s new prime minister, has made sweeping changes in his first 100 days in office. In this he is not alone: all new leaders...
Why studying African birds’ varied migration patterns is so important
Why studying African birds’ varied migration patterns is so important
Bird migration comes in many flavours – and, as with ice cream, “vanilla” is the one people are most familiar with.
Canada bars Angolan journalist
Canada bars Angolan journalist
Rafael Marques de Morais, the multiaward-winning investigative journalist and human rights activist in Angola, was last week denied a visa to...
Angola: Ex-president's son planned to steal $1.5-billion
Angola: Ex-president's son planned to steal $1.5-billion
The son of Angola's former president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, planned to siphon off $1.5-billion when he ran the oil-rich country's sovereign...
Dos Santos's son charged with fraud
Dos Santos's son charged with fraud
The son of Angola's former President Jose Eduardo dos...
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
Time of the Writer festival: The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts is hosting the 21st...

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