Daily Archives: January 24, 2020

Imaginable Futures, New Global Philanthropic Investment Firm Focused on Learning, Spins Off from Omidyar Network

Launches with $200 million of capital invested and $150 million from philanthropists Pierre and Pam Omidyar

Will focus on the future of learning across US, Africa and Latin America

REDWOOD CITY, California, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Imaginable Futures, a new global philanthropic firm focusing on unlocking human potential through …

CEO of Angola’s BFA bank resigns

Luanda The CEO of Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA) and Isabel dos Santo’s manager, Mario Filipe Moreira Leite da Silva, has resigned from the position he occupied in the institution, the bank said on Thursday in its website.

Mario Leite da Silva is one of the Portuguese facilitators of Isabel …

Angola to gain first digital bank this year

Luanda The first Angolan digital bank, called DUbank Angola, with an initial investment estimated at USD 12 million, might be inaugurated in the first quarter of this year, revealed last Thursday its Executive Director, Sergio Hirose.

Speaking to ANGOP, Sergio Hirose stated that the legal requirements, demanded by the National …

Angolan Journalist Feels Vindicated After Years of Exposing Corruption

WASHINGTON In 1999, Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais wrote an article titled The Lipstick of Dictatorship in which he denounced then-President Jose Eduardo dos Santos as corrupt. For his writing, he was arrested, held in solitary confinement, denied food and charged with defamation.

I was jailed for that, went …