Angola confident IMF will pay out
Angola’s government is confident that the International Monetary Fund will disburse the next tranche of money from its $3.7 billion program. Aia-Eza Nacilia Gomes Da Silva, budget state secretary in the Finance Ministry said the recent second disbursement of about $248 million, which brought the total to about $1.24 billion was big accomplishment. She spoke with Bloomberg Television's Manus Cranny at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town.
For Angola's Civil War veterans, struggle continues long after war
In Angola, veterans of the country's 27-year long civil war - many of them disabled and homeless - feel let down by the very government they risked their lives to defend. Some of these veterans still live in the dilapidated buildings of the central Angolan town of Kuito, the site of some of the fiercest fighting.
As Angola decriminalizes homosexuality, where does the African continent stand?
Angola has done away with criminalizing homosexuality, removing a notorious "vices against nature" provision in its penal code. Other African nations still punish people for same-sex relationships.
Congolese migrants flood home, Angola denies claims of brutal crackdown
Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighbouring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining, an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied.
S&P speaks on Nigeria's downgrade status
Standard and Poor's global ratings downgraded Nigeria further into junk status, citing a marked contraction in oil production, a restrictive foreign exchange policy and delayed fiscal stimulus.
From War To Wildlife: Fighting for Angola's future
Wildlife rangers in Angola are battling poachers who are threatening a fragile recovery of the country's wildlife which was decimated during the war. Seeing its wildlife as a potential tourism draw, the government has vowed to revive wild animal numbers, particularly elephants, by ending poaching and ivory trafficking.