Angola Monitor 2018, Issue 4 is available now

The 2018 Issue 4 of Angola Monitor is available now, featuring the latest politics, economics, human rights, and aid and development news from Angola. Political News: -Lourenco makes first visit to Portugal by Angolan Head of State in eight years. -Dos Santos gives final speech as chairman of MPLA. -Lourenco criticised for increase in presidential travel budget. -Conference on Gender …

ACTSA Annual Fundraising Dinner 2018

Bookings for the ACTSA 2018 Annual Fundraising Dinner has now closed. Check this space for information on the 2019 Dinner. For more information please contact the office at info@actsa.org. Thank you. ACTSA Team

ACTSA AGM & Conference 2018 – Zimbabwe: More of the same?

Following Zimbabwe’s highly controversial national elections and the post-election repression, what does the future look like for human rights, equality and sustainable development in the country? Join us at ACTSA’s Annual Conference, Saturday 27 October from 2-4pm at Unite the Union where we will be discussing these challenging issues.

ACTSA welcomes our new Director: Michael Buraimoh

After more than 10 years of inspiring and committed leadership and with ACTSA having recently achieved charitable status our Tony Dykes has stepped down as Director of ACTSA. As we enter a new era for ACTSA we are delighted to  welcome our new Director, Michael Buraimoh. Michael brings a wealth of experience in charity management and in the area of social justice, gained both in Africa and in the UK.

Spotlight on our appeal: Zimbabwe – The World is Watching

On 1 August, the world looked on in horror as Zimbabwean security forces fired live ammunition against demonstrators, killing at least six people. Scores of civilians were also injured in the violence, which took place just two days after disputed parliamentary and presidential elections. While election day itself passed peacefully, ACTSA had warned that the playing field was highly uneven, …

The Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition is now open

Jointly presented by the Anti-Apartheid Movement Archives in the UK, the Apartheid Museum in South Africa and Southbank Centre the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition follows the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918 – 2013) through 6 themes – Character, Comrade, Leader, Prisoner, Negotiator and Statesman. The exhibition is free and will be accompanied by a series of associated events and activities. …

ACTSA is looking for a new volunteer fundraising and events assistant!

If you are interested in fundraising and events and have a passion for social justice, rights, equality and development then why not apply to volunteer with the ACTSA team. ACTSA is looking for a highly organised, motivated individual with an interest in fundraising and events to support the preparation of the ACTSA annual fundraising dinner. In previous years the event …

Angola Monitor 2018 Issue 2 available now

This issue features the latest on Lourenco’s reported crackdown on corruption as the former President’s son Jose Filimeno dos Santos is charged with fraud; Elephant populations in decline according to new study; Angola waive’s visas for 61 countries in a bid to boost tourism and more of the latest political, economic, aid and development and human rights news from Angola.