A new film by Ery Claver probes the fraught relationship between China and Angola, revealing their differences—and surprising similarities.
Um novo filme de Ery Claver investiga a tensa relação entre China e Angola, revelando suas diferenças—e surpreendentes semelhanças.
Faced with many crises, including unemployment and a rising cost of living, Angolans are turning to memes to express their political discontent.
A Netflix series about Queen Njinga, one of Africa’s most historically significant rulers, should be cause for much celebration. But the resulting production largely disregarded what Angolans themselves think of their country’s history and culture.
Uma série da Netflix sobre a Rainha Njinga, uma das governantes historicamente mais importantes da África, deve ser motivo de muita comemoração. Mas a produção resultante desconsiderou amplamente o que os próprios angolanos pensam sobre a história e a cultura de seu país.
Academics in Angola’s public universities are on strike. But instead of only being concerned with the decay of higher education, they are connecting with the struggles of Angola’s working class.
Is a Facebook-led social media movement enough to change a country? The case of Angola.
The specter of Angola's 1992 elections continues to impact the country's democratic process.
The funeral of popular Angolan musician Nagrelha underscored his capacity to mobilize people and it reminds us that popular culture offers a kind of Rorschach test for the body politic.
The death of Paulo Lara warrants an appreciation of his and his family’s contribution to preserving the documented history of Angola’s liberation struggle.
In contemporary Angola, the gap between the public discourse on culture and the on-the-ground reality of the arts and culture sector is deepening.
Em Angola, o governo de Presidente Lourenço não conseguiu resolver a pandemia de COVID-19 devido a corrupção e incompetência.
In Angola, President Lourenço's government failed to address COVID-19 due to corruption and incompetence.
Angolans have made themselves in and out of Angola, in conversation with the world; they carry with them the deep look of permanent uncertainty. But also take with them the smile of resistance.
Ekwa Msangi, realizadora Tanzaniana-Americana, mostra a história de muitos imigrantes com a experiência de uma família angolana de imigração.
White settler returnees to Portugal in 1975, and the history of decolonization, can help us understand the complicated category of refugee.
Recent changes affect the daily lives of ex-combatants and other soldiers who struggle to reintegrate into society a decade after the end of the war.
Angolan political authorities are not particularly interested in justice or tackling corruption. It is more about settling scores.
No sul de Angola, para além do infindável ciclo de seca, a crise humanitária cresce por causa de razões não climatológicas.