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    Angola Monitor Issue 4/13

    Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

    The Angola Monitor covers the politics, economics, democracy and human rights and development, of Angola. It is published quarterly by Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA). This issue covers strains in the relationship with Portugal, speculation on the President’s health, Angola to be classed as a middle income country by 2018, two reports on the use [...]

    O Monitor de Angola N° 4, 2013

    Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

    O Monitor de Angola aborda a política, economia, desenvolvimento, democracia e direitos humanos em Angola. É publicado trimestralmente pela Ação pela África Austral (ACTSA, sigla em inglês). Esta edição cobre tensões na relação com Portugal, especulações sobre a saúde do presidente, a mudança na classificação de Angola para país de renda média a partir de [...]

    COSATU: 16 Days of Activism Against Violence against women and children

    Monday, November 25th, 2013

    COSATU COSATU as the federation of trade unions of South Africa joins hands with all progressive and revolutionary organizations to support the campaign on violence against women and children. COSATU is taken aback by the rising levels of

    Marikana: Lonmin, British shareholders, including churches and trade union, press the company on its conduct

    Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

    British shareholders, including union Unison, express concern over handling of strike that left 34 dead

    Zimbabwe: Director of Zimbabwe NGO Human Rights Forum acquitted on charge of running an unregistered organisation

    Friday, November 22nd, 2013

    Abel Chikomo Executive Director of the Zimbabwe NGO Forum was acquitted on 22 November of a charge on running an unregistered organisation. Abel Chikomo was arrested and charged in 2011. On 22 November 2013 on application from his lawyer the magistrate threw out the charge saying it should never have been brought. The state were [...]