Former CEO of Angolan sovereign fund arrested for money laundry

LUANDA – Jose Filomeno dos Santos, former head of the Sovereign Fund of Angola, was detained Monday on charges of money laundry, embezzlement, fraud and criminal association. According to a press release from the Attorney General’s Office, the detention of the son of former President...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:44am

Angola waives visa requirements for Rwandans

With effect from July 1, 2018, Rwandan citizens travelling to Angola will no longer be required to have visas to enter Angolan territory. The decision for Rwandans to be exempted from visas to Angola is contained in a presidential decree no. 150/18 of 19 June. The same decree also exempts...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:23pm

Angola seeks conviction of press freedom hero Rafael Marques

An Angolan prosecutor on Friday sought the conviction of outspoken rights activist and journalist Rafael Marques for accusing a former attorney general of corruption in a real estate deal. Pedro Pederneira said Marques had insulted public authority in the 2016 article where he alleged that Joao...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 7:37am

Angola to join Commonwealth, Francophonie

Angola’s president, Joao Lourenco has expressed his country’s interest to join the Commonwealth and Francophoonie bodies that bring together former colonies of Britain and France respectively. In an exclusive interview with our sister channel Euronews, Lourenco said Angola which is...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:59am

Rwanda, Angola open aviation space in new deal

The governments of Rwanda and Angola has signed Bilateral Air Service Agreement under which the national carrier, RwandAir, and Angola’s national airline Taag got seven frequencies a week on either side. The agreement was signed between the State Minister in charge of Transport, Jean de Dieu...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 1:00pm

Rwanda, Angola move to bolster judicial ties

Justice Minister and Attorney General Johnston Busingye Tuesday received in his office Angolan Interior Minister Angelo de Barros da Veiga Tavares, who is in the country for a four-day visit. The visit, according to officials from both countries, aims at strengthening cooperation especially in the...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:18am

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