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Vol 47 No 24

Published 1st December 2006


A plan from the centre

The President wants both to modernise the economy and to snub outsiders

Running the world's fastest growing oil economy gives President José Eduardo dos Santos some autonomy over policy. He wants to sustain record growth rates with Chinese-style centralised state institutions and, most of all, to present voters with an array of showcase projects ahead of next year's elections.

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