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Could Angola’s first banana exports in 40 years save its economy?

Seventeen tons of bananas set sail from the Angolan port of Lobito on Monday (May 23), headed for Portugal. It’s the first time in more than 40 years… 421 more words

Three Horrendous Anti-Indigenous Laws

by First Peoples Worldwide, 2013, via Cultural Survival

Much of the discrimination that Indigenous Peoples face is societal and economic, such as personal racism, discriminatory hiring practices, a misunderstanding of and disrespect for cultural practices, and lack of proper education opportunities, healthcare facilities, or legal oversight due to institutionalized bigotry. 1,647 more words

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A Yellow Fever Epidemic?

Angola has been battling a large outbreak of yellow fever for the past few months, but so far it has not spread. Signs, however, are beginning to point to the potential for this disease to begin to spill across international borders, with potentially devastating effects.

Sailing: Tripartite Quotas Announced

The tripartite quotas have been announced for sailing. Tripartite quotas are awarded to nations which have qualified an average of less than 8 athletes in individual events over the past two Olympics. 104 more words

Snippet: French lit price for a work written in Portuguese

On May 14, 2016, Ondjaki  received the Prix Littéraire Monde étranger for his novel Os Transparentes / Les transparents .

Ndalu de Almeida, a.k.a. Ondjaki, is an Angolan writer and already received the… 157 more words

Literary Prize

Yellow Fever and Zika virus

On Thursday, May 18th The World Health Organization declared an emergency meeting about the Yellow Fever outbreak in Angola, where there has been 293 deaths and 2,267 suspected cases. 210 more words

The Yellow Fever Outbreak: What You Should Know

An outbreak of yellow fever in Africa has global health experts worried.

On Thursday the World Health Organization (WHO) convened an emergency meeting over a yellow fever… 446 more words