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Angola

Angola

Population: 29.78 mn.
GDP: $124.21 bn.
Debt: $37.2 bn.

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Voters and protestors start to register

Luanda saw its biggest demonstration for years in the week before registration, when the radical Partido de Apoio Democrático e Progresso de Angola gathered outside the Fren...


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 centra...


Economic star, social crisis

As Angola's oil output soars towards 2 million barrels a day (b/d) by the end of 2007, it could become the world's fastest growing economy.

The doubling of Angola's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth to 31.4% in 2007 from this year's estimated 14.3%, as forecast by the IMF, reflects the 'surge in oil output in 2007. N...


Cabinda dreaming

The fight for Cabindan independence is being put to bed by the Luanda regime

António Bento Bembe is an unlikely peacemaker. Apparently representing both the rebel Frente de Libertação do Enclave de Cabinda (FLEC) and the umbrella F&oacu...


Beijing's embrace

Luanda finds Beijing's courtship flattering, strengthening and, above all, lucrative

Angola has become China's biggest oil supplier and its closest African ally. The 24-hour visit of Prime Minister Wen Jiabao to Luanda last month cemented the special relationship a...


New Luanda's gleaming towers

Angola is planning the biggest urban project ever attempted in Africa. A mega-city south of Luanda, even larger than Brazil's inland capital of Brasilia, is to house four million p...


Filling the lanterns

The auction for new acreage in Angola's rich offshore oilfields, which began in Luanda on 9 May, will increase China's stake in Angola's oil and gas industry. China already takes 1...


Sick note

Luanda gossip says President José Eduardo dos Santos, 64, is gravely ill after a heart attack in Brazil. The presidential spokesman, Victor Carvalho, said Dos Santos was fit...


Election budget

Oil, China and a bid for votes are driving the world's fastest growing economy

This week, an International Monetary Fund team is in Luanda to assess Angola's staggering economic boom; the Fund expects gross domestic product to grow by 27.6 per cent next year....


Divided on debt

Western creditors are divided over negotiating strategy on the rescheduling of Luanda's official debts to the Paris Club, which make up about half of its US$9.7 billion foreign deb...


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