Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Angola as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’. 

Angola: Visa extension

The validity of all work, residence, and temporary visas has been extended through to 31st December 2020 …

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Angola: Income tax system overhaul

A radical overhaul is taking place to Angola’s income tax system …

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Angola: Youth unemployment rate Q4 2019

Over the year to Q4 2019, the unemployment rate of young people aged 15-24 years increased by 2 …

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Angola: National minimum wage increases by 30%

The gross monthly national minimum wage in Angola has been set at 21,454 …

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Angola: Parliament approves elimination of double taxation with Portugal, China and UAE

The Angolan Parliament has approved draft-resolutions on the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of income tax evasion in relation to three countries where new DTAs are anticipated – Portugal, China and the United Arab Emirates …

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Angola: New Criminal Code drops ban on homosexual activity

The national parliament has voted to repeal its old Portuguese-era penal code prohibition on “vices against nature” and introduce protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity …

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Angola: Operating in Angola

Operating in Angola remains highly problematic …

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Angola: Foreign workers can be paid in foreign currency

The Angolan President has signed a new decree allowing employers the option of paying non-resident workers in any currency they choose …

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Angola: New Labour Act changes rules on fixed-term contracts

A new General Labour Act (7/15) entered into force in Angola on September 13th 2015 …

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