Angola Web Links
Below are links by topical categories to resources primarily in English providing information generally on conflict in Angola. For related web links, see Regional Resources: Africa. For more USIP resources see Angola.
- General Resources
- Government Agencies and International Organizations
- Maps and Guides
- Media and News Sources
- Peace Agreements and Political Resources
These links complement the USIP Special Report: Angola's Deadly War: Dealing with Savimbi's Hell on Earth.
The sites below collect links to other Internet resources which describe the background, history and current events in Angola.
- Africa South of the Sahara: Angola
An extensive collection of well-annotated links compiled by Karen Fung at Stanford University for the African Studies Association. Includes links to email lists, special projects, databases and archives, articles and documents, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), news and general sources. Organized alphabetically within country listing. The web site also has regional and topical categories of links, as well as a site searching capability.
- Angola Country Guide
Annotated web links to resources, agencies and organizations from the U.S. Agency for International Development, organized by general reference, development, government, multilaterals and donors, and news and information.
- Angola Page
Annotated links from the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania for Angola. Also includes extensive list of web links organized by topical area.
- Index on Africa: Countries: Angola
The web site for Index on Africa, a project of the Norwegian Council for Africa, contains extensive annotated links organized by topical category and country. Also includes news and information pages (under development), and discussion boards. Within each individual country page, links are organized by subject category. Interesting features include the number of links listed for each category, the tabulation of hits on a specific link since it was added to the web page, as well as the opportunity to rate the link. Search capability and a newslist subscription are also available for the web site.
Republic of Angola
- Official Web Site of the Republic of Angola
Hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Angola in Washington, D.C., the web site includes news in English, French and Portuguese; a news center with links to press releases, newsletters, reports, documents, basic facts about Angola, travel; and links to related web sites.
African Union (AU)
- African Union (AU), l'Union Africaine
Web site of the AU with a description of the organization, its charter, press releases, country information links, and other Internet resources.
- Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN): Angola
IRIN, a unit of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides a clearinghouse of information for humanitarian and international communities on the crises in sub-Saharan Africa. Its web site contains special reports and news briefs organized by country and region, such as Southern Africa. An e-mail subscription for IRIN reports is also available.
- Reliefweb: Angola The Latest
ReliefWeb, a project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), has the latest news and "humanitarian response information on current emergencies and countries of concern" in its section on complex emergencies. Also includes documents and related links organized by by country, a map center, and site map and search capability. Within country listing, related links include background information and topics such as refugees and IDPs with a link to the Angola page for the Global IDP Project on internally displaced persons.
- United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
Web site of the UN organization includes links to resources such as reports, press releases, publications, databases; links to related initiatives, programs, a list of member states, ECA partners and other organizational information.
- Refworld: Angola
The information management web site for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), called Refworld, has databases for country of origin and legal information documents and reports. Pull-down menus allow selection by country and/or subject and a specific search engine feature is also provided. Each country compilation includes links to country reports, legal documents, news and maps.
- United Nations Mission of Observers in Angola (MONUA)
The UN mission's mandate ended February 26, 1999. As of July 1999, the mission is under liquidation. This web page provides background information, links to relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions and information on prior UN operations in Angola, a mission profile, and a map of current and completed UN peacekeeping missions.
- Angola: Country Report on Human Rights Practices 2006
Extensive report from the U.S. Department of State. Reports for 1993-1999 and 2000-2005 are also available online.
- U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID): Angola
The web site for USAID on Angola contains Congressional presentations about U.S. activities in the country, links to basic facts, a country profile and document guide, news, and links to other related web sites.
- U.S. Department of State - Bureau of African Affairs
Includes links to official statements, press briefings, fact sheets, and links to other related Internet sites. Includes an index for individual country profiles and a link to the archives 1997-2000.
- U.S. Department of State: International Information Programs: African Issues
Extensive coverage of topical issues, links to reports, fact sheets, the Washington File database, U.S. embassies, news and links to related web sites.
- Angola: CIA World Factbook
Country information covers the geography, people, economy, government, and infrastructure. Includes a map.
- Angola Maps
Maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection of the University of Texas at Austin. These maps were produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.
- ReliefWeb: Angola
Regional and thematic maps from the UN's ReliefWeb covering Angola, particularly movement of refugees and humanitarian assistance.
- allAfrica.com: Angola
Current news stories on Angola from various Africa-related wire services and other organizations. Contains brief summary with a link to the full text, as well as links by topic and region (Southern Africa). Other useful features include: Africa Gateway containing links to worldwide news sources on Africa, special sections and links to other related web sites.
- Angola News Index
News in English, French and Portuguese from the official web site of the Republic of Angola, hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Angola in Washington, D.C.
- Angola Peace Monitor
Monthly news publication produced by ACTSA - Action for Southern Africa.
- BBC | Africa
The BBC | Africa web site has current news on the region. Searching by keyword will bring up relevant news stories. Links to country profiles, including one for Angola and a special report from January 1999 on the Angolan conflict.
- One World.Net: Angola
Current news stories and analysis on Angola contributed by One World partners. Includes a regional section of news and features on Africa.
- Peace Agreements Digital Collection: Angola
Includes full text (in Portuguese) of the memorandum on cessation of hostilies (in PDF) signed April 4, 2002; full text of the Lusaka Protocol signed on November 15, 1994 by representatives of the Government of the Republic of Angola (GRA) and UNITA; as well as agreements concerning Angola, Cuba and South Africa from 1988.
- Political Resources on the Net: Angola
Links to information on elections, various political parties and organizations, news and general resources for Angola.
Updated: September 10, 2007