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- Govt. Angola: Over 40 cases of polio recorded in Angola. 18 Nov 2019
- World Vision: The number of people affected by hunger in southern Africa ‘will stretch around the world’. 10 Nov 2019
- FAO: As climate shocks intensify, UN food agencies urge more support for southern Africa’s hungry people. 31 Oct 2019
- Govt. Angola: Angola: Biometric Registration Update As of 18 November, 2019. 18 Nov 2019
- UN RC Angola: United Nations supports voluntary repatriation of refugees to DR Congo. 14 Nov 2019
Authorities will lift blocking orders on four bank accounts and return $21-million to Angola for use in humanitarian projects, the Swiss Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
The money was frozen in connection with a Swiss investigation of French businessman Pierre Falcone, who was suspected of helping Angolan officials embezzle part of the African country's debt repayment to the Russian Federation.
The case was closed in December 2004, after it was established that no irregularities occurred in the settlement of the debt.
Justice authorities cleared Falcone of all charges that he …