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Feature: Was Cuito Cuanavale an SADF objective?

There has been renewed interest in the final phase of South Africa's involvement in Angola 30 years ago, but it has been mired in...

Angola’s ruling MPLA wins election

Angola's ruling MPLA party won the general election taking 61.07% of the vote, the electoral commission said, making João Lourenço the next...

Angola’s ruling party wins election, provisional results show; opposition cries foul

Angola's ruling MPLA party has convincingly won the general election, the electoral commission said on Friday citing provisional results, but the main...

Angolan president Dos Santos re-elected leader of ruling MPLA party

Angola's ruling People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) on Friday confirmed the election of Jose Eduardo dos Santos for another...

ISS: MPLA rattled as Angola’s oil price plummets

There's a palpable sense of crisis in Angola, say observers of the country. That's largely because of the plummeting price of oil,...

Angola reporter on trial for asking about screams at police station

An Angolan radio journalist has been charged with slander and defamation after allegedly asking questions about screams coming from prisoners inside a...

Angolan police kill opposition member, detain 292 protesters

Angolan security forces shot and killed an opposition activist on Saturday, hours ahead of protests across the country where police detained 292...

Angola’s MPLA says opposition UNITA plans rallies ‘to cause chaos’

Angola's ruling MPLA party on Tuesday accused the main opposition group, UNITA, of seeking to cause "chaos and anarchy" by planning nationwide...

Angola ruling MPLA says opposition “planning insurrection” – report

A senior figure in Angola's ruling MPLA party accused main opposition party UNITA of planning a nationwide civil disobedience campaign to oust...

Angola to back constitution for stronger president

Angola will next week approve a new constitution set to further strengthen the president's three-decade hold, state radio said yesterday within days...


SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...