Angola Information Online

See also: Angola news

Accord - From Military Peace to Social Justice ? The Angolan peace process
Issue editor: Guus Meijer. Includes Key Texts & Agreements, Profiles of individuals/organizations, chronology to June 2004, acronyms, glossary.

Action for Southern Africa - Angola
ACTSA is "...the successor organisation to the British Anti-Apartheid Movement."

Africa Action (formerly Africa Policy Information Center) Washington, D.C. - Angola Reports
Has reports on Angolan politics and economy, the full text of Angola: Peace Monitor.

Discussion list "...dedicated to the five countries of Lusophone Africa Angola, Cabo Verde, Guiné-Bissau, São Tomé e Príncipe e Moçambique.

Aguilar, Renato - Reports on Angola
Aguilar isAssociate Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. His reports on the macroeconomics of Angola cover 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 and were written for SIDA.

American Mineral Fields
Mining company operating in Congo-Kinshasa, Angola, Zambia and Madagascar. Has press releases on its operations in Africa. See also Mineral Properties.

Amnesty International
Use the Search to locate many full text reports, news releases, relating to Angola, such as - "Angola. Freedom of expression under threat," "Annual report on Angola," "Angola Human Rights - the Gateway to Peace," "The Lusaka Protocol: what prospect for human rights?" "Extrajudicial executions and torture in Cabinda."

Amnesty International - Angola Lives in Ruins: Forced Evictions Continue
Published 15 January 2007. "Between September 2004 and July 2006 hundreds of families in several neighbourhoods of Luanda were forcibly evicted and had their homes demolished repeatedly. Having nowhere else to go they erected temporary shelters and continued to live their lives in the ruins."

See also BBC article, 15 Jan. 2007 -

Ananzi Search Engine
Search engine which searches only South African web sites. Enter a search query. By IS-Commercial of The Internet Solution Group.

Angola. Comissão Constitucional (Luanda)
In Portuguese. Official site. Has the law creating the Commission, resolutions, Commission members and their parties, national anthem in Portuguese, Príncipios Fundamentais a ter em Conta na Elaboração da Futura Constituição de Angola, etc.

Angola. Constitution
Full text. On the web site of the Embassy of Angola,  Washington, D.C.

Angola. Constitution.
Full text of the Constitution. The International Constitutional Law (ICL) site provides "English translations of and other textual material related to constitutional documents." Site maintained by Dr. Axel Tschentscher, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Institut für Rechtsphilosophie, Staats- und Verwaltungsrecht, Würzburg, Germany.

Angola. Consulate. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In Portuguese. Travel, tourism, investment information.

Angola. Embassy. Canada
Facts about Angola, political parties, election results, investment information, reports (Ministry of Finance KPMG Assessment of the Angolan Petroleum Sector Final Report), culture & arts, tourism, Angolan recipes, etc.

Angola. Embassy. Portugal
In Portuguese. News, the economy, government ministries, full text in English of the Lusaka Protocol of Nov. 15, 1994, information for visitors, etc.

Angola. Embassy. Washington, D.C.
Official site. Information on Angola, visa information, holidays observed, links to Angola news sites.

Angola. Government
Government portal.

Angola Historical Weather 1879-1925
The actual data is not provided only a summary of the kinds of information found in Angolan publications held in the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Central library in Washington, D.C. This web site is maintained by the Netherlands Earth Observation Network (NEONET).

Angola. Ministério da Educação e Cultura. Alfabetização e Educação de Adultos em Angola
In Portuguese. Information on the Instituto Nacional da Alfabetização, statistics on literacy, photographs, full of "Politica nacional da educacao de adultos e programa, para 1998-2007."

Angola. Ministério das Finanças / Ministry of Finance
In Portuguese. The budget for 2000-2003, full text documents (such as Programa do governo...2002, 31 p., Programa economico e social do governo...200l, 44 p., Balanço do Programa do Governo - 2001, Síntese de Indicadores Económicos, Indicadores Económicos Comparativos, documents on privitization ), statistics (such as petroleum exports), list of past Ministers, list of relevant legislation, etc.

Angola. Ministério das Pescas

Angola National Private Investment Agency - U.S. Office
Based in Washington, D. C.

Angola on the Move: Transport Routes, Communications, and History.
International symposium, 24th to 26th September 2003, Centre for Modern Oriental Studies, Berlin, Germany

Full text papers, symposium report, full text web site search. Hosted on the web site of the Zentrum Moderner Orient, Centre for Modern Oriental Studies, Berlin, Germany.

Angola Page - Portugalnet
In Portuguese. Discussion groups on Angola.

Angola Peace Monitor
Monthly newsletter produced by Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA), successor to the British Anti-Apartheid Movement. The back issues from Vol. 1, No. 1, April 3, 1995 and issues following are online at:

Angola. Policia Nacional Angolana
In Portuguese. Official site. The Angola national police.

Angola: Recent Economic Developments (1997)
The full text of International Monetary Fund Staff Country Report No. 97/112 in Adobe Acrobat PDF format, c. 70 pages.

Angola. Special Advertising Supplement to the New York Times, March 19, 2001
Full text of a supplement on Angola's economy, business opportunities. See Part Two, "Broadening the Economic Base" published as a special advertising supplement in the NYT, Dec. 28, 2001. From Summit Communications which produces special country business sections in the New York Times.

Angolan Community of Ontario / Comunidade Angolana do Ontario
In Portuguese.

Angolan Mission Observer
E version of the print bi-monthly newsletter from the Permanent Mission of Angola to the United Nations (New York). Includes past issues.

Angonet (Luanda)
In English and Portuguese. "aims to increase the capacity of non-profit, civic and development organisations working within the context of Angola's humanitarian crisis, through improved communications and information exchange." Provides internet access for development / humanitarian organizations in Angola.

Anzinger Governments on the WWW - Angola
Links to Angola-related sites. Maintained by Gunnar Anzinger.

Associação dos Estudantes Angolanos no Estado de São Paulo [Brazil]
In Portuguese. Has photos of their 24º aniversário da independência celebration.

AWEPA, the European Parliamentarians for Southern Africa (Amsterdam)
Current information on Angola. AWEPA was founded, in 1984, as the Association of West European Parliamentarians for Action against Apartheid.  Its interests include development cooperation, electoral assistance and observation, democratisation and human rights. It publishes the Angola Peace Process Bulletin and an Angola Chronology.

Banco Nacional de Angola
In Portuguese.

Bibliografia Anual de Historia de Portugal
Citations from the 1990 volume only (includes 1989 citations) of the Bibliografia anual de historia de Portugal: da pre-historia a 1974. Published by the Grupo de Historia da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra. Has an African section covering Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique.

Bourne, Mike - "Conflict Diamonds: Roles, Responsibilities and Responses"
Full text paper published Jan. 2001. 20 pages in Adobe pdf. (University of Bradford, Dept. of Peace Studies. Working Paper, 2.1) Concerns Angola, Sierra Leone, Congo (Kinshasa). The University is in Bradford, West Yorkshire, U.K.

British Angola Forum
In English and Portuguese. Has the full text of some lectures to the Forum, book reviews, extensive directory of web resources, photographs. "founded in 1998 with the aim of bringing together organizations, companies and individuals interested in historical and contemporary Angola; its primary task is to enhance relations between Angola and the United Kingdom." Based at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, UK.

Brunhoso, Antognoni
Paintings by the Angolan artist from Amsterdam, Antognoni Brunhoso. One painting is based on the book about Queen Lueji by the Angolan writer Pepetela. Includes scrapbook and decorated envelopes.

Cabinda - Forças de Libertação do Estado de Cabinda (F.L.E.C.)
FLEC declares the independence of Cabinda from Angola. Has a history, bylaws, party program, Cabinda identity card, birth certificate, photographs, etc.

Cabinda. High Commission. U.K.

[Cabinda] Republic of Cabinda - "Welcome to the Government of Cabinda World Wide Web Service"
In English, Portuguese and French. Reports that Angola continues to occupy Republic of Cabinda illegally. Has older Cabinda news from the Cabinda Broadcast Network, links to the official journal, Cabinda Resistente, press releases, photographs, history, the University of Cabinda, historical maps, the Cabinda National Tourist Organization, the national anthem, Association Cabindaise de Défense des Droits de l’Homme, audio clip on Cubans in Cabinda, and other Cabinda related pages. "Prepared by the Cabindan Information Resources. In collaboration with : CBN - Cabinda Broadcast Network."

Catholic Relief Services. Bottom of the Barrel: Africa's Oil Boom and the Poor - by Ian Gary and Terry Lynn Karl
In English, French, Portuguese. Full text, in Adobe pdf. 110 p. Covers Nigeria, Gabon, Angola, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, Chad, Cameroon. Based in Baltimore, Maryland.

Chabal, Patrick - Papers Online
Prof. Chabal is Professor of Lusophone African Studies, King's College, Univ. of London. The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies site has the full text of -
"Apocalypse Now? A postcolonial journey into Africa", Inaugural lecture, delivered on 12 March 1997 in King’s College, London.
"Angola and Mozambique: the weight of history" Working Paper,1998

Christian Aid - Fuelling Poverty - Oil, War and Corruption
Full text report. 52 p. in PDF. May 2003. Includes Angola ("where oil revenues have fuelled a 30-year civil war, from which the country is only just emerging" "Of the $5 billion the Angolan government receives in oil revenues every year, it is estimated that more than US$1 billion goes missing."), Sudan ("a country still gripped by a civil war that has been fuelled, prolonged and part-financed by oil."). The web site includes audio and video of Joseph Fiennes' visit to Angola.

Cold War International History Project (Washington, D.C.)
Established at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, supports the release of historical materials by governments, seeks to disseminate new perspectives on Cold War history.

Has full text reports - New Evidence on the Cold War in Southern Africa

  • Havana's Policy in Africa, 1959-76: New Evidence from Cuban Archives, by Piero Gleijeses
  • Fidel Castro's 1977 Southern Africa Tour: A Report to Honecker
  • Moscow and the Angolan Crisis, by Odd Arne Westad
  • Soviet Documents on Angola and Southern Africa, 1975-1979

COMESA, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
"COMESA [formerly the PTA] exists as an organisation of free independent sovereign states which have agreed to co-operate in developing their natural and human resources for the good of all their people'. With its 19 member states and population of 300 million it forms a major integrated trading block." Has information on customs tariffs by country, road/transport including road distances, economic profiles for each country (Angola, Burundi, Comoros, D.R. Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe) etc. Has the text of Doing Business with COMESA: the Handbook, legal guides to establishing business, etc.

Comissão Nacional Eleitoral
In Portuguese. Official site. Angola's National Electoral Commission. Independent body. Political party information, on-line voter education publications, map of Angola, etc. Sept. 5, 2008 was the first election in 16 years. Voting was for 220 legislative seats.

Committee to Protect Journalists
Based in New York city, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization which does not accept govt. funding. Has a Country Report on Angola and a searchable Press Freedom database of attacks on the press in Africa and elsewhere.

Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (CPLP)
In Portuguese. "uma organização internacional, criada em 17 de Julho de 1996" comprised of Angola, Brasil, Cabo-Verde, Guiné-Bissau, Moçambique, Portugal, São Tomé e Príncipe. Has documents / speeches from the Iª Conferência dos Chefes de Estado in 1996 and the IIª Conferência dos Chefes de Estado in 1998, documents from the Council of Ministers meetings, etc. Has brief full text articles from its Boletim, brief country profiles, events calendar.
Conference - Civil Society and Politics in Angola; Regional and International setting, 7-8 August 2008, Angolan Catholic University, Luanda / Sociedade Civil e Política em Angola; enquadramento regional e internacional, 7-8 de Agosto de 2008, Universidade Católica de Angola, Luanda
In English and Portuguese.

Conference - New Research on Lusophone Africa, London, 16-17 May 2002, King's College
Has full text papers on Angola, Mozambique. Hosted on the site of the Dept. of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, King's College London.

Imogen Parsons - "Conflict and the (de-)formation of the state in Angola"
Paulo de Carvalho - "Exclusão social em Angola"
Paul Robson and Sandra Roque - "In search of community and collective action in Angola"

Conference - Portuguese/African Encounters: An Interdisciplinary Congress April 26-29, 2002, Watson Institute, Brown University
Approximately 100 international participants convened to examine the relationship between Portugal and Africa, the global effects of this encounter, and the current state of Lusophone African studies.

Contemporary Portuguese Political History Research Centre
Based at the University of Dundee, Dept. of Politics, Dundee, Scotland. Use the Search form to locate full text articles and papers by Patrick Chabal, Malyn Newitt, Michel Cahen, etc. Has a timeline for colonial wars, a bibliography for colonial wars, balance of trade table 1938-1991 for Angola & Mozambique, acronyms. Has primary documents such as "General Spínola's statement on transfer of powers in Africa, Broadcast on 27 July 1974," links to related sites.

Cuban Armed Forces Review
"This site is an unofficial resource compiled from public sources and it is not affiliated with nor sanctioned by the Cuban government or its armed forces." Has statistics on the Cuban Presence in Africa (1983-1984), an account from "Radio Martí - Cuban Situation Reports (May-August 1989, No.2, Vol. 5), The Ochoa Affair: A Majority Faction in the Revolutionary Armed Forces?" which includes General Ochoa in Angola. Has Biographies of Cuban Military Commanders. Based in Flushing, New York.

Development Gateway - Angola
The Development Gateway is an independent not-for-profit organization. It was conceived by World Bank President James Wolfensohn and initially developed in the World Bank. The Bookstore is operated by the World Bank.

Diamang Digital
In Portuguese. "a repository of documents — text, pictures, photographs and sound archives — from the former Diamonds Company of Angola [Diamang – Companhia de Diamantes de Angola] ranging from 1936 to 1974." The archival collection is housed at the University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Digital National Security Archives
Full text primary sources, some in Adobe PDF format, on U.S. foreign relations, including memos re Angola, mainly from the 1970s and 1980s. Use the Search page. Some documents are difficult to read. The National Security Archive is a non-profit research institute and library in Washington, D.C., which provides access to declassified government documents obtained through extensive use of the US Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

"independent documentary production company – was formed by Craig Matthew and Joëlle Chesselet in 1987 when South Africa was still governed by the apartheid system." Films include Katjira’s Dream on the Himba people’s contemporary challenges, Ochre and Water on the threat to the Himba of a new dam (includes music audio sample), Narrative of Betrayal on Angola, This crazy thing called Grace on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Based in Cape Town, South Africa.

In Portuguese. Commercial internet service provider in Angola. Has classified ads, suppliesFlash de Noticias (extracts of news articles from Angolan newspapers) - Jornal de Angola, Agora, Jornal Desporto, Jango, Folha, Comercio Actualidade, etc.

Editorial Nzila
In Portuguese. Book publisher. Based in Luanda, Angola.

Le Fait Missionnaire
(Lausanne, Switzerland)
In English and French. Has the table of contents for this print journal on missionary history in Africa. A selection of articles are online in Adobe pdf. Includes conference announcements, a directory of sites on Religion in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Angola, and Namibia, and links to related sites. .

Full text online: N° 1/mai 1995. Ethos Missionnaire et esprit du capitalisme. La Mission Philafricaine en Angola, 1897-1907

Federação Angolana de Futebol
In Portuguese. Angola's national governing organization for football (soccer).

Ferreira, Manuel Ennes - Angola: Conflict and Development, 1961-2002
Full text article ( 5 p. in PDF) from The Economics of Peace and Security Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 2006.

[Fonseca] Osvaldo da Fonseca
Contemporary art gallery of the Angolan artist.

Foreign relations of the United States, 1964-1968. Volume 24, Africa. Editors, Nina Davis Howland, David S. Patterson.Washington, D.C. : Office of the Historian, U.S. Dept. of State, 1999.

Full text primary documents (letters, telegrams, memoranda, etc.) regarding U.S. relations with Africa. Includes the entire continent plus Southern Africa, South Africa, Portuguese Africa. Discusses Holden Roberto, Jonas Savimbi, Angola. (Dept. of State Publication 10627).

Fowler, Robert R. - Report of the Panel of Experts on Violations of Security Council Sanctions against UNITA
United Nations report (March 10, 2000, 42 pp.), regarding violations, by various countries, of the UN sanctions against UNITA.

In French:

Frente para a Democracia, FpD - Front for Democracy
In Portuguese. Political party based in Luanda, Angola, opposed to the MPLA government. Has its Boletim de Janeiro 2000 online.

Front National de Liberation de l'Angola, FNLA
Angola political party headed by Holden Roberto. Party history, press communiques, issues of their bulletin, statements by President Roberto. Site based in Paris.

Frontline Fellowship (Newlands, South Africa)
"exist to further the cause of world evangelisation by missionary outreach to resistant or neglected areas and groups in Southern Africa." Has field reports from Angola, Namibia, etc., sells books on related topics.

Fundação Eduardo dos Santos (Luanda)
In Portuguese and English. Its founder is José Eduardo dos Santos, President of Angola. One of its projects is the Universidade Nova de Angola (UNANG). Has a biography, in Portuguese, of President Dos Santos, photographs.

Galerie Loango
In French. Masks, sculpture from Angola, Congo (Kinshasa and Brazzaville). Based in Strasbourg, France and Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo.

Gerdes, Paulus - Basketry, Geometry, and Symmetry in Africa and the Americas
Special e-book issue of the journal, Visual Mathematics. "The book deals with the geometry and symmetries of designs and patterns created by mat and basket weavers in several African and American cultures. The type of basketry discussed is twill basketry" Countries involved are Mozambique, the DRC (Congo), and Angola. Includes a bibliographpy.

Global Information Network In Education (GINIE)
Based at the University of Pittsburg, GINIE helps "provide governments, donor and relief organizations with on-line information, both current and historical, on crisis- and change-oriented educational services and materials.". Their Land Mine Awareness Education Project includes Angola, Rwanda, Somalia, Zaire.

Global Witness. "All the Presidents' Men"
" The devastating story of oil and banking in Angola's privatised war......the product of two years of investigations,....provides an update on the campaign for full transparency in the oil and banking sector. It continues an exposé, which started with December 1999's A Crude Awakening, into the mechanisms of wholesale state robbery in Angola."

Global Witness - "Conflict Diamonds, Possibilities for the Identification, Certification and Control of Diamonds "
Full text. Published May 2000.

Global Witness - "A Crude Awakening"
The Role of the Oil and Banking Industries in Angola's Civil War and the Plunder of State Assets. Full text report, Dec. 1999. Pub. by Global Witness Ltd., London.

Global Witness - "A Rough Trade -- The Role of Companies and Governments in the Angolan Conflict
Full text (London, 1999) report that "diamonds have been UNITA's major source of revenue during the 1990's - gaining an estimated US$3.7 billion between 1992 and 19982 - which has enabled them to re-arm and maintain supplies despite the UN sponsored peace process. UNITA has sold its diamonds on the unofficial, 'outside'' market and has found willing buyers [De Beers, etc.] within the diamond industry." In English and Portuguese.

Great Britian. Foreign and Commonwealth Office. "Private Military Companies: Options for Regulation 2001-02"
Full text, in Adobe pdf, of a Green Paper issued Feb. 12, 2002. HC 577. (London: The Stationery Office, 2002). Discusses Angola, Sierra Leone, Congo (Kinshasa), other African countries, Executive Outcomes, Sandline International, etc. Concerns options for regulating private military companies (mercenaries). It describes the extent of the private military company sector.

"a [moderated] discussion list [in English and Portuguese] for people interested in the Portuguese-speaking African countries (Mozambique, Angola, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, and Sao Tome)." " The list was initiated by the Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO). LASO [affiliated with the African Studies Assoc. (U.S.)] is an independent professional society established in the United States that is open to all scholars with an interest in Lusophone Africa."

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Huambo Digital
In Portuguese. Culture, events, documents, photographs, and general information about Huambo, Angola. Includes photographs of Angola's 2006 World Cup Team. "The site is promoted by the Associacao dos Amigos e Naturais do Huambo ( ANAPHUA)." Based in Luanda, Angola.

Human Rights Watch - Various Reports on Angola
Angola Reports. Full text reports.
Democracy or Monopoly? Angola's Reluctant Return to Elections. February 23, 2009
Some Transparency, No Accountability: The Use of Oil Revenue in Angola and Its Impact on Human Rights. Pub. Jan. 2004. "The 93-page report, details how much money was generated by oil, how much disappeared from public coffers, and how this shortfall undermined Angolans' civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights."
Forgotten Fighters: Child Soldiers in Angola
. April 2003. 26 p.
Struggling Through Peace: Return and Resettlement in Angola. 2003. 29 p. "Women in particular are vulnerable to sexual and other abuse by demobilized combatants during the return-resettlement process. The Angolan government has failed to take appropriate steps to protect vulnerable groups from such abuse."
World Report 2003. Angola
Angola Unravels: The Rise and Fall of the Lusaka Peace Process

Full text. Published Sept. 1999. 205 p.

IIEP Newsletter (Paris)
The International Institute for Educational Planning's, July-Sept. 1998 issue has the articles: "Spotlight on education in Portuguese-speaking Africa" and "The Mozambican experience: towards a system of indicators for each province."

Instituto - Camoes
In Portuguese and English. The Institute, under Portugal's Ministry of the Foreign Affairs (with administrative autonomy) promotes Portuguese culture and language abroad. Has a directory of Centres in Africa for the Study of Portuguese, a directory of Portuguese Cultural Centres in Africa, and of African university departments for the study of Portuguese language and literature. Publishes a magazine, Camões : revista de letras e culturas lusófonas. Negotiates cultural agreements with other countries. Based in Lisbon, Portugal.

Instituto Superior de Ciências da Educação de Luanda
In Portuguese. Public higher education institute training teachers, education administrators. Has text of education legislation, offers undergraduate and Masters degree courses. Based in Luanda, Angola.

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, ICIJ. Luanda Leaks
How two decades of corrupt deals made Isabel dos Santos Africa’s wealthiest woman and left oil- and diamond-rich Angola one of the world’s poorest countries. Based in Washington, D. C.

International Crisis Group - Angola's Choice: Reform or Regress
Full text report, in Adobe pdf. Pub. April 2003. 28 p.

International Crisis Group - Dealing with Savimbi's Ghost: The Security and Humanitarian Challenges in Angola
Full text report. 28 p. In Adobe pdf. Pub. Feb. 26, 2003. (ICG Africa Report N°58.) "Over 100,000 ex-combatants of the former rebel group UNITA,...must be reintegrated back into society. Millions of displaced and refugees – the third highest dislocation rate globally – must also be resettled. And millions of landmines must be removed – one of the heaviest infestations in the world." ICG is "an independent, non-profit, multinational organisation, with over 90 staff members on five continents, working through field-based analysis and high-level advocacy to prevent and resolve deadly conflict."

International Monetary Fund. Angola and the IMF
Full text reports on Angola's economy. Includes "Angola: Recent Economic Developments" and "Angola - Statistical Annex."

IRIN News - Angola
Current news from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Special reports such as on land rights, HIV / AIDS.

Jiku - Movimento Cívico Mudei
In Portuguese. A citizen Electoral Monitoring organization. In coordination with the Movimento Cívico Mudei.

Klein, Herbert S. Angola Slave Trade in the Eighteenth Century, 1723-1771 (1970?, 1997)
"...contains information on the date ship sailed, name of ship, Brazilian port of arrival, persons (adults and children) shipped, total number of slaves aboard, physical capacity (arqueacao) of the ship." The site is part of Slave Movement During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Distributed by Data and Program library Service University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Kudissanga - Angolan Community Association

Kwacha UNITA Press
Site has closed. The Federation of American Scientists has online their 1997-1999 newsletters. Was by UNITA journalists in Bailundo, Angola. Had an e-mail address to contact them as well as the French office in Paris. Had issues of their newsletter (in French, English, and Portuguese.

Kyle, Steven
Prof. Kyle is in the Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. See full text papers and reports on Angola, Mozambique, etc.

Luanda-Antena Comercial (LAC)
Radio station, in Portuguese, 95.5fm. Requires sound card, speakers, RealPlayer.

Lusaka Protocol
Full text of the 1994 agreement between the Government of the Republic of Angola (GRA) and the Uniao Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola" (UNITA).  In the U.S. Institute of Peace, (Washington, D.C.) Peace Agreements Digital Collection.

Lusófono (Lisbon)
In Portuguese. Site for the print publication.

Lusotopie (Paris)
From the Association des chercheurs de la revue Lusotopie. Pub. by Editions Karthala, Paris. Abstracts in French, Portuguese, English. Full text articles on-line. Annual academic journal first published in 1994. Political analysis of Portuguese-speaking countries. Search by keyword across all issues in English, Portuguese, and French.

Some articles:
Sur la première génération du MPLA : 1948-1960. Mário de Andrade, entretiens avec Christine Messiant (1982).
Angola, les voies de l'ethnisation et de la décomposition. Lusotopie 1994, 56 p. In PDF.

Madsen, Wayne - Report Alleges U.S. Role in Angola Arms-for-Oil Scandal
May 17, 2002 article. "According to a recent report by the British-based non-governmental organization Global Witness, Bush and US oil interests have ties to some of the key figures in the arms-for-oil scandal which has devastated Angola." On the San Francisco based Corp Watch web site.

Maka Angola
In Portuguese and English. "collects and investigates complaints by Angolan citizens regarding acts of corruption and abuse of power." Maka Angola "denounces abuses of power and it’s a voice against socio-economic exclusion and the violation of human rights in Angola." Includes cartoons. Maintained by award-winning Angolan journalist, Rafael Maraques de Morais.

Marques, Rafael - The Case of Rafael Marques (Open Society Foundations)
On the imprisonment of Angolan journalist, Rafael Marques. "...journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques was convicted today by an Angolan court of defamation of President José Eduardo dos Santos and sentenced to six months in jail." - March 31, 2000 Open Society press release. June 1, 2005 press release. [This section is no longer on the web site - Contains articles by Marques including the article causing him imprisonment, information on media repression, facts about the Angolan civil war, a chronology of the war, etc.] From the Open Society Foundations, New York.
In English and Portuguese. "an international forum resources board based in New York with emphasis on Angola." See the Luanda International forum. Accounts about Angola, photographs, etc. Anyone can participate and contribute by registering (free). Maintained by Tony Araujo. or

Mbendi - Ashton Mining
Australian diamond marketer, exploration company. Operates the Cuango River Project in Angola. See also Angola-Diamond Mining from Mbendi. "MBendi Information Services (Pty) Ltd is a privately owned Internet business publishing and consulting company." Based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Memória de África
In Portuguese. "...pretende ser um repositório de toda a informação relativa aos Países Africanos de Língua Oficial Portuguesa desde o início do século XX até aos dias de hoje para que essa memória não se perca com a dos homens que a protagonizam ou protagonizaram." "um projecto da Fundação Portugal-África."

Memória Portuguesa de África e do Orient
In Portuguese. Site takes a while to load. Historical postcards from Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé e Príncipe. Click on the thumbnail to see a larger image. João M.Loureiro, owner of the postcards, has published them as books which are sold on the web site.

Miles, M - Disability & Social Responses in Some Southern African Nations
Subtitle: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, D.R. Congo (ex Zaire), Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. A bibliography, with introduction and some historical items.

A partially annotated bibliography, with c. 1,400 items, covering monographs, journal articles, chapters of larger works, dissertations, theses, government publications, conference papers. There is a section on Historical Material Across Sub-Saharan Africa. For additional citations to, mainly medical articles, see CIRRIE's Database, which can be searched by individual African country, by topic, title, and author. Hosted on the site of the Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange, based at the State University of New York, Buffalo, New York.

Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola, MPLA
In Portuguese. Government political party.

Muangole Noticias
In Portuguese. Electronic journal produced by Angolans in Brazil, Mwangole Comunicacao, Design, Marketing & Publicidade Lda.

Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale/Royal Museum for Central Africa
Site of the well-known museum in Tervuren, Belgium.  Information on programs, exhibitions, publications, their Metafro InfoSys, "an on-line Web-based information system about the Belgian data resources related to Central Africa, including Angola, Burundi and Rwanda."

National Endowment for Democracy. International Forum for Democratic Studies
JANUARY 17, 2023.  Podcast - "Rafael Marques discusses the state of kleptocracy in Angola, the role of Portugal in facilitating and enabling kleptocracy, and the country’s unrelenting attempts to silence courageous activists working to bring about democratic change." Based in Washington, D.C.

Net Angola
Basic information, maps, sports, fishing, business page including the Associação Comercial de Benguela. Based in Portugal.

Netherlands Institute for Southern Africa (NIZA)
"As part of the NIZA media campaign 'Freedom of Expression: Making the Waves', three journalists/media activists travel through Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Angola from August 11 to 26 [1998]. Has samples of the NIZA newsletters in Dutch, links to Southern Africa-related organizations. Site in Dutch and English.

In Portuguese. Access takes a while. Current news from the Angola govt. press agency, ANGOP, Nexus was formed from a merger of EBONet, Netangola, and Telesel and is part of the telecommunications company MS Telecom.

Northwestern University. Melville J. Herskovits library of African Studies - African Posters
Has online images of 8 Angola-related posters, part of a larger collection. Other posters are from anti-apartheid movements, Lusophone / Southern Africa liberation movements, etc.

OCLC NetFirst® Hot Topics: Conflict Diamonds: Diamonds and War
February 27, 2001. OCLC annotated links to the documents and other online resources concerning the topic of "Conflict Diamonds: Diamonds and War". The documents listed concentrate on the issue of the illegal diamond trade from Angola and from Sierra Leone. "OCLC is a nonprofit membership organization serving 41,000 libraries in 82 countries and territories around the world."

Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, OSISA
In English and Portuguese. Non-profit foundation established by George Soros. Provides grants to organizations. Operates in Angola, Mozambique; Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland; Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. Programs in Human Rights and Democracy Building; Media; Education; Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs); Economic Justice. Has Guidelines for Proposal Writing and Preparing Budgets. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Operation Angola
In French. Concerns L'affaire Falcone involving the sale of arms to Angola by Jean-Christophe Mitterrand, fils aîné de l'ancien président de la République, Marc Rich and others. Has partial articles from Le Monde, Reuters, profiles of those involved, interview with Jean-François Bayart, etc.

Partido Liberal Democrático (PLD)
In Portuguese. Political party whose President is Anália de Victória Pereira.

Partido Republicano de Angola (PREA), Republican Party of Angola - Massachusetts. USA
The founder and President is Dr. Carlos Contreiras. "The Republican Party of Angola- (Partido Republicano de Angola-PREA) is a voluntary political, nonprofit organization formed in March 14 1988, and founded in August 1994 in the United States of America (USA);..." Includes Jornal Republicano Press. Web site based in Brockton, Massachusetts.

Organização Republicana da Juventude Angolana-O.R.J.A. Angolan Republican Youth
In Portuguese and English. The Angolan Republican Youth organization is affiliated with the Republican Party of Angola (PREA). It is opposed to the present Angolan government.

Partnership Africa Canada
"created in 1986 with the support of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and Canadian and African non-governmental organizations (NGOs)." Topics include blood diamonds, the African Peer Review Mechanism, NEPAD and development. Links to African civil society organizations. Based in Ottawa, Canada.

Paz para Angola
"fostering the reconciliation process in Angola. It allows for civil society groups to post information on the conflict in Angola; to discuss programs and chat." Has reports from Medecins sans Frontieres, reports on NGO assistance for Angola, events in the U.S., peace movement news, Angola opposition party news, etc.

O Pensador
E version of the print bi-monthly newsletter of the Embassy of Angola, Washington, D.C. Includes past issues.

Pensador - Business in Angola
Directory of Angola businesses and related organizations. Based in Backe, Sweden.

Luanda company selling office equipment, bank ATM machines, software, etc.

Power and Interest News Report, PINR
PINR is "an independent organization that utilizes open source intelligence to provide conflict analysis services in the context of international relations." Reports on Africa include "China and Angola Strengthen Bilateral Relationship" (June 23 2006). Based in Chicago, Ilinois.

Prendergast, John - "Angola's Deadly War: Dealing with Savimbi's Hell on Earth"
"This Special Report results from John Prendergast's trip to Angola and neighboring countries during September 1999. He met with representatives of the Angolan government, Angolan civil society, the diplomatic community, and international nongovernmental organizations." Published Oct. 1999 by the U.S. Institute of Peace. Available in Adobe PDF format (11 p.) and html. Includes a map of Angola.

Radio do Canal Angola
In Portuguese.

Radio Ecclesia
In Portuguese. Independent Catholic radio station in Angola which carries news including very brief selections from Angolan newspapers, important documents such as statements from the Catholic Bishops of Angola and Sao Tome, interviews with the political opposition. Includes audio reports.

See also article "Tightening Controls on Media Worry Journalists in Angola" by Rachel L. Swarns in New York Times, Sept. 20, 2000, A8.

Radio Nacional de Angola (Luanda)
In Portuguese. Has the program schedules. Listen to Radio Luanda and station Canal A [need sound card and speakers or headset].

Radio Netherlands - Angola Picking up the Pieces
Issues confronting Angola after over 25 years of civil war. Report by Tony Hodges. Audio and video with numerous personal testimonies. Includes the origins of the war, AIDS in Angola, the informal economy, UNITA's radio station "A Voz da Resistência do Galo Negro (VORGAN) - Voice of the Resistance of the Black Cockerel," human rights abuses, the lasting legacy of landmines, family re-unification, biographies of José Eduardo dos Santos and Jonas Savimbi. Offers for academic institutions and non-governmental organisations a free cd-rom of the Angola program.

Religion in Angola - Eric Morier-Genoud
Directory of web sites on religion in Angola. Maintained by E. Morier-Genoud, webmaster for Le Fait Missionnaire.

Rhodesia and South Africa: Military History - Richard Allport - Angola Material
Allport, based in the Netherlands, has a book business. Reviews of books on "Rhodesia" and South Africa military history and vexillology (the study of flags). Includes articles on the wars in Angola and Namibia.

To find information regarding Angola, search Google; put in the search box - Angola
Some examples: reprints an article from Paratus (magazine of the South African Army); press release from South African Defence Headquarters, articles from the Sunday Telegraph.

Rosenn, Keith S. - Regulation of Foreign Investment in Angola
"This portion of the report will focus on the laws and decrees by which Angola regulates foreign investment." CAER [Consulting Assistance on Economic Reform II] Discussion Paper No. 12, December 1997. CAER is based at the Harvard Institute for International Development., Cambridge, MA.

Rothchild, Donald - Managing Ethnic Conflict in Africa: Pressures and Incentives for Cooperation
Full text of the book, includes chapters on Angola, South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe. The entire book is keyword searchable. (Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c1997. 343 p.)

Also at the Brookings site is the full text of Mixed Messages: American Politics and International Organization 1919-1999 by Edward C. Luck. (Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c1999. 374 p.)

Rural Women, Population & Development in Lusophone Africa: Annotated Bibliography of Selected Literature in Portuguese Language 1991 - 1996
Prepared by Zoran Roca. Covers Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe. From the Population Information Network (POPIN) of the United Nations Population Division (DESIPA), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. and Older site:

Sentinel Projects
A publisher of personal accounts of South African conscripts in the South African Defense Force between 1975 and 1994. Maintained by Barry Fowler of Sentinel Projects.

Soleme Guesthouse
In English, Portuguese, French. Hotel in Luanda, Angola. Has e-mail. "Installed in a colonial house built in 1920, we aim to provide a house to lodge people coming from different cultures and places wishing to meet other people visiting Angola, either for professional reasons or for recreation."

Sonangol, Sociedade Nacional de Combustíveis de Angola
In Portuguese and English. A state owned company whose mission is the management of hydrocarbon resource exploration in Angola. Has a map of oil concessions, videos, Issues of their Sonangol magazine and Sonangol Universo magazine are online. Based in Luanda.

South Africa - Angola Chamber of Commerce
"an association of several hundred companies mostly based in South Africa – doing business with Angola" Members list, events, business opportunities,

[South African Defence Force] Unofficial SADF Information Page
"information relating to the relatively recent history of the South African Defence Force." Has full text selections of personal accounts of South African military personnel who served in Angola, Namibia, and elsewhere. Maintained by Paul Anderson. Part of the South African Military Web Ring.

Southscan (London)
E version of the respected print bulletin of Southern African affairs. Has the table of contents for issues from 1994 +

Swiss Peace. FAST Early Warning System - Angola
Has risk assessment, conflict analysis reports for 2002, 2003. Reports are c. 7-8 pages in Adobe pdf. Their Angola specialist is Dr. Hussein Solomon. Swiss Peace is a peace research institute founded in 1988. "FAST aims at enhancing the political decision makers' ability to identify critical developments in a timely manner [to] ......prevent or limit destructive effects of violent conflict..."

br>An older report is Angola, A Case Study of Aggression, Avarice and Anguish, by Hussein Solomon. 2000 37 p. The study includes Key dates in Angola's recent history (from 1956) and an Interview with Jonas Savimbi. Based in Bern, Switzerland.

Tribunal Constitucional de Angola
In Portuguese. Official site. The Constitutional Tribunal determined which political parties would be recognized for the Sept. 2008 legislative elections.

União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (UNITA)
In Portuguese. Party opposing the Angolan government, was led by President Jonas Savimbi (killed by the Angolan army February 2002). Party manifesto and program, party documents.

Demain, UNITA. -
Association Franco-Africaine pour la Renaissance et la Démocratie
Site closed. Has UNITA communiques, articles, extracts from Jonas Savimbi's book, "Combats pour l'Afrique et la démocratie," photographs, etc.

United Methodist Church. General Commission on Archives and History
Based in Madison, New Jersey.
Has online guides to archives collections such as -the Herbert Cookman Withey Collection (late 19th c. in Angola) and the Bishop John McKendree Springer Papers (correspondence with African nationals, the Congo Protestant Council, 1920-1961, Angola, etc.)

United Nations ReliefWeb
Very current news on Angola. Managed by the UN Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs.

United States - Angola Chamber of Commerce
Has information on the Chamber, its advisors/directors/staff, business opportunities in Angola, a list of Chamber members, a letter from President Dos Santos, a page of current news, their newsletter.

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook - Angola
Has a map, information on geography, people, government, economy, transportation, communication, defense.

United States. Congress
The U.S. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD is similar to parliamentary proceedings or debates. Find for ex that Senator Robert Menendez introduced a Senate resolution August 2, 2022 calling on the Government of Angola to hold free, fair, and peaceful elections on August 24.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Africa.
Angola: Prospects for Durable Peace and Economic Reconstruction

Hearing, June 13, 2002. Speakers include Honorable Edward R. Royce, Honorable Donald M. Payne, Honorable Walter H. Kansteiner, III, Honorable George Chicoti, Mr. Lukamba Paulo Gato, Reverend Daniel Ntoni-Nzinga, Ph.D. Hearing transcript. 41 p. / 790 KB In Adobe pdf. Has Webcast Video (requires soundcard, headset, Real Player).

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Africa. Angola's Government of National Unity.
Full text of the April 1997 hearing. Includes statements from Angola's Ambassador to the U.S., Antonio dos Santos Franca, George M. Moose, Donald M. Payne, and others. Located thru Thomas, the U.S. library of Congress site for Congressional information.

United States. Department of State. Report on Human Rights Practices - Angola
2021 Report, 2020 Report, 2019 Report, 2018 Report, 2017 Report2012 Report,2011 Report, 2010 Report, 2009 Report, 2008 Report, 2007 Report, 2006 Report, 2005 Report, 2004 Report, 2003 Report, 2002 Report, 2001 Report, 2000 Report, 1999 Report, 1998 Report, 1997 Report, 1996 Report, 1995, 1994, 1993:

United States. Embassy. Angola
Information on U.S. and Angolan holidays, U.S. aid to Angola, investing in Angola, education exchanges to the U.S., visa information for travelers to the U.S., etc.

United States. Energy Information Administration. Country Analysis Brief on Angola
Information on Angola oil, natural gas, electricity and coal. Has an economic, energy, and environment overview and information on political/economic factors affecting the energy sector. and
See also the Energy Data page at:

United States European Command - Angola
Has recent press releases, links to older U.N. Security Council resolutions on Angola, other Angola-related web sites.

United States. Library of Congress. Country/Area Studies Handbook - Angola: a Country Study
A major study of the "social, political, economic, and military aspects of Angolan society.". The authors of various chapters are Rachel Warner, Nancy Clark, Rita M. Byrnes, and Joseph P. Smaldone. Part of a series of books "prepared by the Federal Research Division of the library of Congress...".  One can search the various country studies across all countries or any combination of countries and browse the table of contents for a specific country.
Angola Page:
LC Country Studies:

United States. library of Congress, Guide to Law Online: Angola
Includes Angola in the GLIN Database, links to the US CIA Chiefs of State/Cabinet Members site, the U.S. State Dept. human rights reports and travel advisories, Yahoo's Angola sites, etc.

Universidade Agostinho Neto
In Portuguese. "A Universidade Agostinho Neto (UAN), é a única instituição de ensino Superior pública em Angola." Includes, in English, a Historic and Academic Background of Agostinho Neto University.

Universidade Católica de Angola (UCAN)
In Portuguese. Information on the faculty, library, the newsletter, Ondjango.

See also a description from the page of the Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutes of Africa and Madagascar.

Universidade Federal da Bahia, Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas, Centro de Estudos Afro-Orientais, Salvador, Brazil. Biblioteca
In Portuguese. The library has a searchable database of online full text articles from newspapers. Find citations to Angola.

University of California, Santa Cruz. McHenry Library - A Luta Continua: African Liberation Movement Posters from the Collection of David H. Anthony
Posters and background on the African anti-colonial struggle. Posters mainly from the personal collection of Professor Anthony.

Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) (The Hague, Netherlands)
"an international organisation created by nations and peoples around the world, who are not represented as such in the world´s principal international organisations, such as the United Nations." Cabinda is a member of the UNPO. Facts about Cabinda, their flag, UNPO documents concerning Cabinda.

Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation
Has a ban Landmines Campaign.

WISARD, Web Based Information System for Agricultural Research for Development
A database directory. "....provides searchable information on experts, organizations, outputs and projects in the fields of Agricultural Research for Development (ARD), Natural Resource Management (NRM) and sustainable development (SD) from the mid-nineties till to date."

Working Group of Indigenous Minorities in Southern Africa, WIMSA
NGO working to help the San, who are "sometimes still referred to as ‘Bushmen'". Concerns the San living in Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, and Angola. Free on-line publications - intellectual property rights, education, youth, cultural rights, annual reports. Links to related sites. Based in Windhoek, Namibia.