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Angola

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

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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...


Bank scandals hit MPLA hard

Leaked bank documents reveal the extent of capital flight for which members of the party elite are responsible

The timing could scarcely have been worse. João Lourenço, the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola's candidate to succeed President José Eduardo dos Santos, was claimi...


Naval deal under spotlight

Luanda's latest lavish defence contract has eerie echoes of Mozambique's controversial naval procurement

Angola is planning a major expansion of its navy with the help of Privinvest Group, the company which supplied fishing vessels and high-technology military patrol boats to Mozambiq...


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