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    Angola swears in first new president in 38 years

    Thursday, September 28th, 2017

    On Tuesday 26th September 2017 Angola swore in new president Joao Lourenco. Lourenco succeeds Jose Eduardo dos Santos who has been Angola’s head of state for 38 years

    The Future of Demining in Angola: Women Lead the Way

    Friday, September 22nd, 2017

    UK based NGO The HALO Trust earlier this year launched a new project ‘100 Women in Demining in Angola’. The project hopes to train and employ 100 women in Angola as deminers, medics, drivers and mechanics, empowering women and boosting mine clearance in the country.

    STOPAIDS Policy Report states UK Funds for HIV/AIDS Falling

    Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

    STOPAIDS, a network of UK NGOS of which ACTSA is a member has last week released a report, A Stocktake Review of DIFID’s Work on HIV and AIDS which reviews the HIV and AIDS work carried out by the Department for International Development and states UK government funding on HIV/AIDS is falling.

    O R Tambo Centenary London Schools Competition

    Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

    As one of several celebrations taking place this year and as part of Black History Month ACTSA is delighted to have partnered with Park View School and the Anti Apartheid Movement Archives Committee to organise a competition for school students in Haringey, North London.

    Bell Pottinger campaign used potentially racial divisive material says independent review.

    Monday, September 4th, 2017

    Bell Pottinger campaign used potentially racial divisive material says independent review. Bell Pottinger accepted a commission from Oakbay Investments Pty Limited (“Oakbay”) a holding company for the Gupta family interests in South Africa. It is alleged the Gupta family have significant influence on South Africa government policy, who gets appointed to key roles and who [...]