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Angola

Population: 22.14 mn.
GDP: 131.40 bn.
Debt: 24 bn.

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Signals of change

President Lourenço talks to parliament about pro-growth reforms, some of which will chip away at the Dos Santos business empire

Pledging to take on monopolies that short-change consumers and to open discussions with critical civic activists, President João Lourenço used a speech at the opening of parliament...


New man takes it slow

Lourenço's first appointments leave a country hungry for change doubting that any reform is imminent

Invitations to the VIP area at João Lourenço's inauguration in Luanda on 26 September were hard to come by, even for the ruling-party elite, such was the anticipation around the ev...


Euronews 'soft on Angola'

Portuguese Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Ana Gomes has complained to the European Commission about the Angolan presidency's propaganda unit influencing Euronews, a Commis...


Secrets of the Dos Santos media empire

The Presidential family’s media companies pump out propaganda, provide cover for spy agencies , troll political opponents on social media and control assets in the US, Portugal and Brazil

Semba Comunicação is the state-subsidised private corporation controlled by Welwitschia 'Tchizé' Dos Santos, José Eduardo dos Santos's 39-year-old daughter and his 32-year-old son...


Luanda uneasy as poll approaches

Whether or not the rumours about the President’s ill health are true, the signs that his era is ending are already showing

The state of health of President José Eduardo dos Santos has long been one of Angola's best-kept secrets. So it has remained for the three months since he was rushed to a Luanda h...


Bye bye magic money tree

When central bank Governor Valter Filipe da Silva took the platform at a meeting on Angola's financial sector on 5 July, some listened to him describe the government's efforts to r...


The ghost of elections past

Suspecting a plot to rig the presidential election, the opposition has mobilised huge crowds

'We only have God, the people and the law. We want fair elections,' read one of the posters held by protestors from Angola's main opposition party, the União Nacional para a Indepe...


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