A football and a lot of skill: That's all the "funguiceiros" need to put on a show! In the Angolan city of Malanje, a version of freestyle football is attracting more and more young people. Now, the Sem Stress project is on the search for fresh and creative talent.
Carina Marques – aka Deusa Xtraga - has found in dancing an inspiring way to change lives. Meet the dancer from the Angolan province of Malanje who, in her classes, teaches women not to be afraid of taking that first step.
The billionaire daughter of Angola's ex-president is now the subject of an international arrest warrant for alleged corruption. In an interview with DW, Isabel dos Santos denied she was trying to escape the law.
DR Congo and Rwanda have struck a deal to end months of fighting between Congolese troops and rebels in eastern DRC. The agreement was reached with the mediation of the East African community, but it hinges on the withdrawal of M23 rebels from occupied areas.
26 Sep 2022
Thousands of Angolans have taken to the streets of the country's capital to protest against alleged electoral fraud. The demonstrations were called by the main opposition party, UNITA.
30 Aug 2022
Angola's president is declared the winner of last week's election, but João Lourenço's win is tarnished by accusations of fraud. Also in this edition: after months of mounting tensions, people in Tripoli fear a return of violence after dozens are killed over the weekend as rival militia clashed in the Libyan capital. Finally, we bid farewell to the summer with a look back at some of the highlights of Tunisia's festival season.
27 Aug 2022
Voter defiance and the emergence of a strong challenger are increasing the pressure on Angolan President Joao Lourenco, writes Marcio Pessoa.
26 Aug 2022
President Joao Lourenco's MPLA will continue to rule Angola, after winning Angola's most closely fought election. But opposition party UNITA is contesting the results. DW correspondent Adrian Kriesch reports from Luanda.
26 Aug 2022
Angola's election commission says the ruling MPLA party leads with a 52% majority; most votes counted.
25 Aug 2022
Vote-counting begins after millions of Angolans cast ballots in the most competitive election the country has had since 1992. The opposition political bloc UNITA hopes to unseat the MPLA, which has ruled for nearly five decades.
18 Aug 2022
On August 24, Angolan political parties are looking at the tightest race they have ever run in an election. DW explains who's running, what the issues are and why the contest is so intense this time.
31 Jul 2022
Miners in Angola have discovered a rare pink diamond that experts think may be the largest unearthed in 300 years. The gem is expected to pick up a shimmering sum when it goes on sale.