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

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Ciao João

Speculation about the departure of General João de Matos, Chief of General Staff of the Forças Armadas Angolanas, suggests he may be Luanda's first casualty from the ...

Pretence of normality

The ruling MPLA offers the rebels amnesty but no talks

Cocksure of its diplomatic and military position, the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola has secured parliamentary approval of a new and renewable 60-da...

Luanda looks to Norway

Angola's go-slow on the development of its massive offshore oil fields is sending ripples through the world's biggest oil companies, worried about lower investment returns and prof...

Open skies

Everything looked rosy in July, when Britain's Minister of State Peter Hain, in Angola, signed a memorandum on air services with Transportation Minister Luis Brando. Foreign Minist...

Going straight - again

Yet another economic reform programme is riding on the oil boom

Is President José Eduardo dos Santos' government, slopping around in oil revenues, serious about economic reform at last? Luanda officials claim it is, pointing to Dos Santo...

Social oil

Government officials unofficially promise to spend at least US$16 million of new oil money on social projects. This may be a first tangible sign of the state oil company Sonangol's...

War against peace

The peace movement is gaining support but not from the politicians

A congress for peace held at Luanda's Catholic University on 18-21 July might sound like a bland affair. Yet by bringing together over 20 churches with politicians and non-governme...

Gems and guns

Paris-based arms trader Arkady Gaydamek has bought 15 per cent of Lev Leviev's Africa-Israel company as part of arrangements to settle some of Angola's military debt. The holding w...

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