Angola charges ex-central bank chief in $500 mln fraud case -source

By Stephen Eisenhammer LUANDA, Mar 15 : Angolan prosecutors have charged former central bank governor, Valter Filipe da Silva, in relation to an alleged $500 million fraud attempted against the Angolan government last year, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday. The source said the attempted fraud occurred in the final weeks […]

Angola’s opposition rejects ruling party’s big vote lead

By Stephen Eisenhammer LUANDA, Aug 25 : Angola’s main opposition on Friday rejected provisional election results that gave the ruling party a significant lead, saying the numbers had not been gathered transparently and did not tally with their own count. After a peaceful parliamentary election on Wednesday, the ruling MPLA’s former defence minister, Joao Lourenco, […]