Blood Diamonds, Diesel Fumes and Politics as Usual

Sean Clinton | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK
Sean Clinton

Our political leaders won't act unless public pressure forces them to do so and the trade in blood diamonds will continue unchecked and unseen. Consumers, especially those in the fashion, film and media industry who are used to promote the industry, must questions the ethical provenance of the jewellery they wear and not allow the industry to fob them off with bogus claims that diamonds are ethically sourced and conflict-free.

'They Can Lock Me Up, But They Don't Get to Silence Me'

Rachael Jolley | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK
Rachael Jolley

When you go up against the big guns of any state, you know they will throw everything at you. Even when they tell you that you have won, you shouldn't believe a word they say. Investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais has learned this hard lesson in the last few days.

Angola Denies Islam Ban & Destruction Of Mosques

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Angolan diplomats in the United States have denied reports the government has banned Islam and begun demolishing mosques. A rash of dubious report...

Prosecutors to Reinvestigate Death Of Asylum Seeker

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

Prosecutors are to reconsider a decision not to bring criminal charges in the case of Jimmy Mubenga after an inquest jury found the father-of-five was...

G4S Security Guards In New Probe

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

An Angolan man died after being restrained by G4S security guards as he was being deported, an inquest has heard. Jimmy Mubenga, 46, became ill on ...

Dead Heathrow Stowaway 'Had Travelled To London For Better Life'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK

A man who died after plummeting from the undercarriage of a plane flying over London had a "desire to travel to Europe for a better life", an inquest ...

Angola - Music and the Movement

Ana de Sousa | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ana de Sousa

Informal music production in Luanda operates in a fascinating alternative market; from kuduro to hiphop, young artists have found a way around costly, high-end commercial music production, and instead produce tracks in makeshift studios, record them onto blank CDs, print them themselves, and distribute the material through the city's candongeuiro network and market places.

Ned Simons

Simon Mann: 'Mark Thatcher Betrayed Me And I Can Not Forgive Him' | Ned Simons | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK

“On a strict reading of the law,” Simon Mann admits, weighing up the rights and wrongs of staging a coups d'état, “we were on the wrong side of...