Tag: Angola

China warns citizens mining cryptocurrencies in Angola

China warns citizens mining cryptocurrencies in Angola

The Chinese Embassy has issued a warning to Chinese people living in Angola, reminding them that they could be arrested for mining cryptocurrencies in the African country. The statement comes days after Angola banned mining activities. According to the statement, miners could face a prison sentence of one to five years, in addition to the […]

UNITA will file a complaint with suspensive effect on the result

UNITA will file a complaint with suspensive effect on the result

The National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) on Tuesday announced it would file a complaint with a suspension effect against the results of the Angolan elections on August 24. The National Electoral Commission on Monday announced the victory of the People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA, in power since 1975), […]

MPLA leader assumes victory and minimizes opposition disputes

MPLA leader assumes victory and minimizes opposition disputes

The leader of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, João Lourenço, this Monday downplayed the opposition’s challenge to the results that brought him victory and refused any “gimmick” or agreement with defeated parties in the August 24 elections. “I can and must rule with all the legitimacy that voters have bestowed on the […]

PCP congratulates MPLA. BE speaks in serious warning″ to the regime

PCP congratulates MPLA. BE speaks in serious warning″ to the regime

On Monday, the PCP congratulated the MPLA on securing an absolute majority in Angola’s general election and warned of “interference operations” being carried out from Portugal to destabilize the country. In a statement, the communists congratulated the party led by Angolan president, João Lourenço, and believed that the 51% achieved by the Popular Movement for […]

Officially. CNE gives victory to João Lourenço’s MPLA with 51.17% of the vote

Officially. CNE gives victory to João Lourenço’s MPLA with 51.17% of the vote

Angola’s National Electoral Commission (CNE) released the official results of the August 24 general election on Monday. João Lourenço’s MPLA won with 51.17% of the vote (3,209,429 votes), followed by UNITA with 43.95% (2,756,786). For example, the MPLA has 124 deputies and UNITA has 90 parliamentary seats. Compared to the previous term, the MPLA lost […]

Conference room for activists occupied by police

Conference room for activists occupied by police

A police force with two dozen elements was concentrated this Thursday next to a site where an activists press conference was scheduled to contest Angola’s election results. One of the vendors, close to the site, explained that the police had been present since early morning and had prevented the presence of civilians in the area. […]

CNE approves final result, MPLA wins over half of claimed votes

CNE approves final result, MPLA wins over half of claimed votes

Angola’s National Electoral Commission (CNE) approved the minutes of the final election results at a meeting this morning that found the MPLA garnered more than half of the claimed votes. In statements to Angola’s public television, the CNE spokesman Lucas Quilundo indicated that the minutes of the national table had been approved and that the […]

UNITA Says Evidence Needs To Correct Mandates

UNITA Says Evidence Needs To Correct Mandates

UNITA’s president said on Sunday that “there is evidence of the need to correct mandates”, ensuring that any party position regarding the outcome of the Angolan election will be formally proven. “There are indications that it is necessary to correct mandates, but we are not done counting yet. In this matter we must be calm, […]

Angola bids farewell to Zedu, the ‘good patriot’ who made peace

Angola bids farewell to Zedu, the ‘good patriot’ who made peace

Government, friends and ruling party this Sunday commemorated the figure of former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos, the “good patriot” who promoted peace and reconciliation in the country, in a ceremony that saw one of the speakers pass out. “On behalf of the leadership of the MPLA, of all militants, sympathizers and friends of […]

Gomes Cravinho: ″Portugal owes a lot to Jose Eduardo dos Santos″

Gomes Cravinho: ″Portugal owes a lot to Jose Eduardo dos Santos″

The Minister of Foreign Affairs (MNE), João Gomes Cravinho, this Sunday highlighted the role of the former Angolan president, José Eduardo dos Santos, emphasizing that he knew how to create closeness with Portugal and that the country “owes him a lot.” “. The funeral ceremonies for former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos will conclude […]

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