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06 Dec 2011 description

Luanda – The nationwide aid raising campaign launched on October 21 12 by Angolan Government to assist the people of Somolia hit by a severe famine resulting from drought has scored positive results, Angop learned Tuesday in Luanda.

This was said by the secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Rui Mangueira, at the closing of the campaign, after receiving about 800 tonnes of foodstuffs donated by several companies of the public sector.

29 Nov 2011 description

Global temperatures in 2011 have not been as warm as the record-setting values seen in 2010 but have likely been warmer than any previous strong La Niña year, based on preliminary data from data sources compiled by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). The global combined sea surface and land surface air temperature for 2011 (January–October) is currently estimated at 0.41°C ± 0.111°C (0.74°F ± 0.20°F) above the 1961–1990 annual average of 14.00°C/57.2°F.

03 Nov 2011 description

Benguela – The Lwini Foundation’s aid raising campaign in favour of the people of Somali currently faced with a severe drought and 750,000 people threatened with death by the end of this year due to hunger started Tuesday in central Benguela province, Angop learned.

Called “Be in Solidarity”, the campaign is intended to raise aid for the Somali people faced with a severe food crisis.

27 Oct 2011 description

Luanda – An amount of UD 50,000 from the civil society donation has already been collected in response to the campaign of solidarity aimed at assisting the famine and drought victims in horn of Africa, Somalia.

The data were released Thursday by the Foreign Affairs’ State secretary, Rui Mangueira, while speaking to the press during the hand over ceremony of donations comprising food stuff and hygienic items by the Association of Young Angolan Students from Zambia (Ajapraz).

23 Oct 2011 description

Luanda – A campaign of solidarity with the people of Somalia, who are going through a difficult situation due to prolonged drought, was launched in Luanda on Friday by the Angolan Executive.

The campaign, which is co-ordinated by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, will last two weeks and has the objective to collect goods and financial resources.

26 Aug 2011 description

Luanda - Angola will contribute with USD five million in the campaign to help people in the Horn of Africa affected by hunger and drought.

This announcement was made this Friday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by the Angolan Foreign Affairs minister, George Chicoti.

George Chicoti, who represented the Angolan head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, in the Donors Conference for the countries of the Horn of Africa affected by drought and hunger, said that the Angolan Government is following with sadness and worry the situation facing the people in that region of the continent.

25 Aug 2011 description

Luanda - Angola will announce Wednesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a Usd 5.0 million aid to help relieve the humanitarian situation prevailing in Somalia.

This was said Wednesday in Luanda by the Angolan Foreign minister, George Chicoti.

The minister was speaking to the press short before leaving for Ethiopia, where he will attend, in representation of the head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, the Summit of African Heads of State under the aegis of the continental organisation.

08 Aug 2011 description

Special Report by Claudia Hofmann and Ulrich Schneckener


Transnational nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have developed strategies to improve the diffusion of and general adherence to international norms among nonstate armed actors, with the goal of persuading armed actors to adapt their behavior accordingly.