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Population: 37.89m
GDP: $92.12bn
Debt: 70.3% of GDP (2024)

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Later rather than sooner

Hopes for peace and for votes are once again put on hold

The blip of optimism has gone, the agony will continue. Forget serious efforts to end the guerrilla war and hold elections, at least until late 2003 or 2004. Angola's oil and gas a...

Bitter borders

Angolan troops have made raids into Zambia and nobody agrees about what is going on. After a bad patch, relations between the neighbours had seemed warmer lately and Presidents Jos...

Who blinks first?

Government and UNITA rebels edge reluctantly towards a ceasefire and new negotiations in one of Africa's longest-running wars

Rebel leader Jonas Savimbi has a cruel sense of timing. For 18 months, he has been calling on the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola to start talking ag...

Lev Leviev takes on De Beers

De Beers announced on 24 May that it was suspending its investment and prospection in Angola's diamond business. That is a triumph for Lev Leviev, whose diamond interests are worth...

Talking to Jonas

The government may be getting ready to talk to its arch-enemy, Jonas Savimbi of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola. The new parliamentary commissi...

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...

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