Angola: Isabel Dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman eyes presidency

LUANDA Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, who is embroiled in a huge financial scandal, has suggested that she may seek to become the country’s president.

Her father Jose Eduardo dos Santos ruled Angola for 38 years. Prosecutors are seeking to recover $1bn Dos Santos and her associates are alleged to …

Ebola vaccinator scaling the hurdles to save lives

From the moment I arrived, my mission was to save lives. I am proud of it says Dr Aissatou Bah, a member of the World Health Organization Ebola vaccination team in Beni, town in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

She has crisscrossed this part of …

Plan of Action of the International Conference for the Great Lakes Region on the Eradication of Statelessness: 2017-2024

1. Context

Globally, several million people, including a significant number of individuals in the Great Lakes region, are stateless or at risk of statelessness. The latter cannot fully enjoy all fundamental rights. Among the root causes of this situation in the Great Lakes region are, among other things, the shortcomings …

Eni takes block 28 of Namibe basin

Luanda The National Oil and Gas Agency (ANPG), concessionaire for oil and gas rights in Angola, attributed Block 28 to Eni (as operator, with 60%), as a result of the competitive international bidding round that took place in 2019.

This result will allow the Italian multinational Eni to further consolidate …