Angola is a country in Southern Africa. It is bordered by Namibia to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north and Zambia to the east. The capital and largest city is Luanda.
The former Portuguese colony declared its independence in 1975. In that same year Angola descended into civil war that lasted until 2002. The country has a population of 25million. This page is a collection of DW content on Angola.
For this group of young Angolans, the skateboard opens the door to a world of learning, self-knowledge and fun. In Angola, skaters complain of a lack of public and private support, yet they manage to hold independent events on a sport that grows year by year.
The "Taxi Universitario" was created by the taxi drivers' association of Angola. Drivers take students to campus and bring them back home for a fixed montly fee. If there is demand, the association plans to implement it in other cities.
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