Report: At Least 17 Killed in Crush at Angola Soccer Stadium
At least 17 people were killed and 59 injured as a crowd of hundreds stormed the stadium gates.
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Everyday Objects Become 'Doppelgänger' Sculptures
Brooms and building materials become representations of people in Pedro Pires’ work.
Eight People Reportedly Die at an Angolan Music Festival
The deaths were reportedly due to a stampede.
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Lisbon Wunderkind Dotorado Pro Builds on Smash Hit "African Scream" with Enchufada EP
'Rei Das Marimbas' is forthcoming on Lisbon trio Dengue Dengue Dengue's label Enchufada.
The Yellow Fever Outbreak in Angola Is Bad But Not an International Health Emergency, Yet
The first case of yellow fever turned up in December in Angola's Luanda province, the country's most populous province and home to the capital city of the same name. The virus has since killed nearly 300 people.
Wikipedia’s Piracy Police Are Ruining the Developing World's Internet Experience
A bunch of more-or-less random editors who happen to want to be the piracy police are dictating the means of internet access for people who use Wikipedia Zero.
Yellow Fever Epidemic in Angola Poses a Global Threat
Angola is in the grips of a health crisis, with malaria deaths surging and a yellow fever epidemic also spreading — and being carried by travelers to countries as far away as China.
VICE News and Reuters
Wikipedia Doesn’t Realize It's the Developing World’s Internet Gatekeeper
Good intentions or not, Wikipedia Zero has given the community the opportunity to censor the developing world's internet experience.
Angola’s Wikipedia Pirates Are Exposing the Problems With Digital Colonialism
Angolans have found a clever way to share files using Wikipedia Zero and Facebook’s Free Basics, but what happens to the existing Wikipedia community?
One of Africa's Longest-Serving Presidents Is Planning to Step Down (Maybe)
Jose Eduardo dos Santos has led Angola since 1979 — only one other African leader has been in power longer. But he has said before he would step down, and didn't.
VICE News and Reuters
Why Barclays Leaving Africa Says More About the Bank Than the Continent’s Economy
The UK bank has confirmed that it plans to pull its business out of Africa, leaving many to wonder about the future of economic investment on the continent.
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Albert Woodfox Is Finally Free After Three Decades in Solitary Confinement
After pleading no contest Friday, the last incarcerated member of the 'Angola Three' tasted freedom.