Appeals & Response Plans
- Southern Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2017
- Angola/DR Congo: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Jan 2016
- Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- Angola: Drought - 2012-2014
- Angola: Cholera Outbreak - Dec 2011
- Angola: Floods - Dec 2011
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2011
- Angola: Floods - Oct 2010
- Angola: Floods - Mar 2010
Maps & Infographics
Purse strings may be tight, but investing in immunisation brings economic rewards, reducing healthcare costs and improving school attendance
Dr Sam Agbo
The author is chief of survival and development for Unicef Angola
Angola was declared polio-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in December – a public health triumph. It set the stage for a similar declaration in Nigeria, a major landmark in the global battle against this disabling disease.
Government accused of playing down the crisis, which has affected 1.8 million people, to protect its economic reputation.
The Angolan government has been accused of being in denial over a drought that has affected 1.8 million people because the crisis threatens to tarnish the country's image as a booming economy.
EU finds poor maintenance by recipient countries is leaving roads in ruin, jeopardising work to reduce poverty and hunger
The EU has spent billions of euros to build roads in sub-Saharan Africa that are left to deteriorate because of poor maintenance, the European Court of Auditors said on Tuesday.
By Mark Tran
Report finds discovery of oil and mineral resources doing little to improve prospects for poor people, whose lot may even worsen
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Human Rights Watch says use of unnecessary force against peaceful protesters must end
Read the full article in the Guardian.
Nine years after the return of peace to Angola, the country is struggling to get children into school and to find people to teach them
Alex Duval Smith in Lubango, southern Angola
The dusty playground around Primary School 200 is filled with children. It could be breaktime, except that everyone is sitting in attentive groups. Some pupils are gathered beneath trees; others bake in the heat under a long, shiny sheet of corrugated metal that looks like a bike shelter.