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Angola

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

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Alarm as oil production falls

Falling output is affecting the economy but it’s unlikely to change the habits of the elite

The policy of 'de-dollarising' the economy has gained unexpected momentum as a dip in oil production reduces the availability of the US dollar. The budget and much-needed infrastru...


Kinshasa challenges Luanda

In a row that could affect the oil industry, Congo-Kinshasa is again raising the temperature over maritime rights which Angola disputes

A long-simmering dispute about rights to the sea has worsened. Last year, Angola submitted a map to the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf which recog...


Statoil on the spot

Norway’s biggest parastatal comes under scrutiny over business partners whose reputation for probity is far from the Scandinavian image

The bearer of Norway's reputation for high principles in international business, Statoil, is now on the defensive after revelations in the local media about the shady backgrounds o...


The MPLA sticks to its course

Secretive and fearful of change, the ruling circle sees no reason to rock the boat with reforms. New major projects are likely to suffer delay

Whether or not the speculation about President José Eduardo dos Santos being in poor health turns out to be correct, 2014 could be the year that his successor is named. His ...


Luanda cows Lisbon

Portugal appears to have succumbed to Angolan pressure to drop more investigations of top officials in Luanda. Last week, the Portuguese Central Investigation and Criminal Prosecut...


Luanda shouts back at Lisbon

A government newspaper calls Portugal corrupt and ignorant after it starts an investigation into allies of Dos Santos for financial crimes

Reports of criminal investigations in Portugal into Angolan money-laundering have angered President José Eduardo dos Santos. Relations between the two countries were ‘...


MPLA insider faces charges in Brazil

Another key bilateral relationship of Angola’s could also come under stress after Interpol issued a Red Notice on the owner of Angolan soccer club Kabuscorp FC, General Bento...


Lessons from Luanda

Angola has been flexing its military muscles to remind Congo-Brazzaville exactly who is boss. In a security operation beginning on 13 October, Angolan forces seized 40 Congolese so...


The succession question

Who takes over from President Dos Santos and how is a matter of political urgency for the governing party

Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) delegates meet next year for their national conference, where they will face growing calls to find a way to ease out ...


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