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- Govt. Angola: Lunda Norte: Voluntary repatriation of refugees ends. 12 Sep 2019
- Govt. Angola: DRC refugees' situation worrying - Official. 5 Sep 2019
- Govt. Angola: Drought victims receive 320 tons of foodstuff. 12 Sep 2019
- Govt. Angola: Angola assumes responsibility on stay of DRC refugees. 31 Aug 2019
- Govt. Angola: UN releases USD 465 million to tackle drought in Angola. 29 Aug 2019
Angola's armed forces are battling to turn the tide in nine months of fresh conflict with UNITA rebels, but have had some success in recent days after two failed offensives.
by Stephen Mbogo in Nairobi
JOHANNESBURG - Child malnutrition in Angola is now believed to have reached levels worse than at any previous time in over 20 years of civil war, according to a new report published last week.
There are signs that the United Nations Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA) is struggling to meet its international obligations as military attacks by the rebel movement UNITA increase. The decision by the UN Security Council on 29 April to cut the size of MONUA's troops from 1,045 to 450 by the end of June has reduced the ability of MONUA to verify government allegations of attacks by UNITA, at the same time as military tension has risen in the country.