The latest press coverage on corruption, human rights abuses, violations of freedom of the press and socio-economic exclusion in Angola, every Wednesday on Maka Angola:
HRW: IMF Should Insist on Audit to Angola
July 11, 2012: Human Rights Watch, Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa (OSISA)-Angola and the Revenue Watch Institute said in a letter to the IMF that it should insist that the government explain how it spend more than $41 billion in oil revenues.
AFP: War vets threaten Angola vote over unpaid pensions
July 10, 2012: A decade after the end of Angola's brutal civil war, veterans are threatening to block general elections in seven weeks if authorities fail to pay them their promised pensions. It is a threat Luanda cannot afford to ignore, given the strength of former combatants scattered across the vast African nation.
Global Voices: Angola, China: Netizens Discuss New Development Ghost Town
July 10, 2012: Like many African countries, most people in Angola hardly earn $2 a day. The government of Angola took a step in trying to develop the country such that it could match other countries in the world. This time it selected developing apartments in Kalimba, about 30km outside Luanda, the capital.