Angola is Norway’s “biggest and most important economic partner in Africa” says the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Angolan continental shelf is the largest contributor to Statoil’s production outside Norway, and last year the company paid NOK 30 billion in taxes to the Angolan government – more than the sum total of Norwegian development aid. But what happens to all the money? Does it contribute to development and strengthen human rights? Or does it help to keep a corrupt regime in power?
We travelled to Angola to follow the money.The film is directed by Even Stormyhr.
Oh the irony. Read more >
African Arguments, by Desné Masie, South Africa / 24.11.2014
Nairobi (Kenya) - East Africa enters the most decisive stage in its ambitious quest for a political union this week when the five heads of state launch the writing of a federal constitution and issue a time frame for establishment of a regional government. Read more >
The East African (Kenya), by Christabel Ligami, special correspondent / 24.11.2014
Nairobi (Kenya) - Shikamoo Mwalimu. Read more >
The East African (Kenya), by Richard Sezibera (opinion)* / 24.11.2014