Angola

The 2017 Angola elections

After 38 years, Angola will soon get a new president, but what is the electoral process?

The 2017 Angola elections

Africa

Angola floods kill 11, cause widespread destruction

Deadly floods after heavy rainfall in the north of the country have left thousands homeless.

Angola floods kill 11, cause widespread destruction

Weather

Namibia braced for worst flood in memory

This year's wet season brings significant flooding to the most densely populated area of the country.

Northern Namibia braced for worst flood in memory

Politics

Angola's dos Santos calls end to 38 years in power

President says he will not run in August vote after decades in power, but will retain control of powerful ruling party.

Angola's dos Santos confirms plan to step down

Angola

WHO to hold emergency meet over yellow fever outbreak

Health experts to meet on August 31 to discuss counter-measures following a yellow fever outbreak in the DRC and Angola.

WHO to hold emergency meeting to advise on yellow fever

Africa

Rapper jailed for 'rebellion' against Angolan president

Court sentences 17 activists in trial the opposition says proves the existence of ingrained political repression.

Angola jails 17 activists for anti-government rebellion

Environment

More than 150 killed in Angola yellow fever outbreak

At least 158 killed, with over 50 deaths reported last month, WHO says as it warns the viral disease is spreading fast.

More than 150 killed in Angola yellow fever outbreak

Angola

Africa's second longest serving president to step down

Veteran leader announces decision to leave "active politics" after nearly four decades in power.

Angola's Jose Eduardo dos Santos 'to quit' in 2018

Politics

Africa and the legacy of the Cold War

'Red Africa': From a generation of cinematographers to the end of apartheid - Africa, Cuba and the Soviet Union.

Between East and West: The Cold War's legacy in Africa

Health

Yellow fever hits Angola for first time in 30 years

At least 50 people killed and 241 infected in the first outbreak of the disease in the country in decades.

Deadly yellow fever epidemic flares up in Angola

Human Rights

Angola launches crackdown amid plunging oil prices

By jailing a group of young activists, Angola's government has invited criticism of its rule - and its economic policy.

Angola launches crackdown amid plunging oil prices

The Listening Post

Reverse colonialism: Angola snaps up Portuguese media

Angolan oil wealth filters back into Portugal as the former colony buys up news outlets in the country.

The Listening Post

Azerbaijan and the European Games: Did the PR pay off?

As the Baku games close, we examine the challenges facing journalists; plus, Angola, Portugal and 'reverse colonialism'.

Opinion

Africa's oil shock

The economic transformation of African countries and the falling price of oil.

Zainab Usman

by Zainab Usman

Zainab Usman

Opinion

A very secular jihad

Western fighters on the Kurdish front lines is a counter-narrative to the thousands of foreigners who have joined ISIL.

Crispian Cuss

by Crispian Cuss

Crispian Cuss