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Africa by Eldis, Institute for Development Studies
Links to resources on the region, sorted by country. Eldis is an Internet gateway, produced by the British Library for Development Studies, funded by Danida.

Africa South of the Sahara - Angola
Links to resources on the region, sorted by country and subjects. Prepared by Karen Fung for the Electronic Technology Group, African Studies Association, USA. At Stanford University.

African Studies WWW - Angola
Links to resources on Africa, sorted by country and subjects. By the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Prof. Sandra T. Barnes.

Africaserver (Netherlands)
Dutch gateway to Africa. Resources sorted by subjects and country.

African Studies Internet Resources - Angola
Links to resources on Africa, sorted by country and region. Research-oriented. At Columbia University.

Armed forces of the world
Links to resources on the armed forces in the world and different countries.

The Official Home Page of Angola
The Angolan embassy in Washington hosts the Angolan government's official homepage. The site contains news (daily and ANGOP), government issues, business and economics, and the two official Angolan Newsletters in the US, O Pensasador and the Angolan Mission Observer.

UNAVEM III
The home page of the UN Verification mission to Angola.

US Department of the Army / Library of Congress: African Country Studies - Angola
A continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This online series presently contains studies of 85 countries.

World Bank: Countries and Regions
Studies and findings from the World Bank group on Africa. No Angola page yet.

World Factbook- Central Intelligence Agency, USA
Basic facts on all countries, maps and flags. Prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials

 


 

Culture

Capoeira Angola
Martial arts from Angola.

Ethnologue Database
The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. The Ethnologue Language Family Index organizes languages according to language families.

Angola - Music
On Afro-Caribbean Musics, devoted to the promotion of the Afro-Caribbean culture by the mean of it's music


 

Development & Emergency Assistance

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

ReliefWeb
ReliefWeb is a project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Here you will find updates on all emergency areas.


 

Economy

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
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 21 member states and population of 385 million it forms a major integrated trading block. Angola page here. Angola is a member of both Comesa and SADC (see below).

Ernst and Young Investment Profile
General background information on Angola, including procedures on how to establish a business, taxation and incentives. Maintained by a private entity - Mbendi Information Services.

Mbendi's economic profiles
By Mbendi Information Service. Information on the business opportunities and challenges in the countries of Africa, the companies and organisations active in various industry sectors (Oil, Gas, Chemicals, Mining etc.).

Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)
Originally known as the Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC). The 14 Member states are: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Angola, Namibia, Seichelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Angola page here.

U. S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration: 1997 Country Commercial Guide
An overview of Angola's commercial environment (economic, political, and market analysis) from an American perspective.

World Economic Forum's Southern Africa Economic Summit
"Where African and international business leaders work together with political leaders in a private and informal atmosphere". Held in cooperation with the Southern African Development Community (SADC).


 

Education

 


 

Environment


 

Health

Disability for Africa
A booklet produced by BBC World Service Education to accompany a series of radio broadcasts about disability in Africa. Also in Swahili.

HealthNet Africa - health information network. Covers many African countries.

Travellers' Health Advisories
By Centers for Disease Control & Prevention,

  • North Africa
  • West Africa
  • East Africa
  • Central Africa
  • Southern Africa
  • UPENN African Studies - Health Sector
    Links to health related information including health profiles of many African countries.


     

    Human Rights

    Amnesty International
    Amnesty International publications and news releases.

    US State Department - Human Rights Reports on Africa - Angola
    1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997

    African Human Rights Resource Center
    A joint project of the Makerere University Human Rights and Peace Center and the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center

    Queer Resources Directory
    Human Rights and homosexuality in African countries

    Human Rights Watch - Africa


     

    News

    @frica News Update
    Daily news digest by the
    NCA. See also our index on news sources.

    AP-Stories on Angola
    Associated Press stories on Angola, by The Washington Post.

    AFP-Stories on Angola (in English)
    Agence France-Press (AFP) stories on Angola. Requires payment.

    Africa News Server - Angola
    African News Service reports on Angola, by PanAfrican News Agency.

    Angola Peace Monitor
    The Angola Peace Monitor is produced every month by ACTSA - Action for Southern Africa, the successor organisation to the British Anti-Apartheid Movement. Seeks to highlight the need for international action in support of peace and democracy in Angola.

    Angola - Local de Convivio
    Discussion group on Angola in Portuguese.

    BBC World News Africa

    Cable News Network CNN
    Africa page on CNN.

    Contemporary Conflicts: Angola
    Conflict-related news and background.

    OneWorld News Service - Angola Page
    News from organisations and bureaus participating in the One World project.

    Reuter-Stories on Angola
    Reuter
    s stories on Angola, by Yahoo.

    Washington Post Stories on Angola
    Recent WP stories.


     

    Politics

     

    Government

    African Governments on the WWW - Angola
    By Gunnar Anzinger

    African political resources - Angola
    Listings of political sites sorted by country, with links to parties, organisations, governments, media.

    Elections and parliaments around the world - Angola
    Election facts by Wilfred Derksen.

    Embassy in Washington DC

     

    Law

    Parties

    Unions & Movements


     

    Tourism & Travel

    City.Net Africa - Angola
    Links to other resources by country.

    International Bicycle Fund
    Biking in Africa.

    Lonely Planet - Thorn Tree Thorn Tree
    The thorn tree is a web-hang for travellers to share know-how and no-way. Check out the Africa page at Lonely Planet as well.

    Travel2000.com Angola-page
    Commercial travel service.

    Virtual Lobito - Angola
    A virtual trip to Lobito with the Benguela railway.


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