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Angola

José Pedro de Morais

Date of Birth: 20/12/1955
Place of Birth: Kuito, Bie Province


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Birthday blues

Finance Minister José Pedro de Morais told Africa Confidential that the government was considering issuing bonds to raise cash and ease the burden of its $10 bn...


Chinese firecrackers

A row over corruption plans linked to China's US$2 billion oil-backed credit line threatens the position of Finance Minister José Pedro de Morais and major diplomatic embarrassment for Beijing...


Pan-Africanism meets market economics

Angola's new investors Economic policy this year depends heavily on the future of Finance Minister José Pedro de Morais, the latest of many reforming technocrats taking political hits from the MPLA...


Boom boom, China's coming

Reformers, such as the economic team under Finance Minister José Pedro de Morais and Deputy Prime Minister Aguinaldo Jaime, hope to use the courts and regulatory systems to unify and monitor the fragmented budgetary system...


Election, what election?

Many in the MPLA's powerful old guard deeply resent IMF interference in their affairs, but economic good news protects the reformist technocrats led by Finance Minister José Pedro de Morais and Deputy Prime Minister Aguinaldo Jaime...


Black gold flows

Reformist Finance Minister José Pedro de Morais enjoys a good reputation but, to increase oil accountability, he must agree a plan with the head of the state oil company Sonangol, Manuel Vicente and with Dos Santos, too...


From Russia with debt

After hefty repayments, the then Finance Minister, Júlio Bessa (since replaced by José Pedro de Morais) told the International Monetary Fund last year that all Angola's debts to Russia had been cleared...


Ten years after

The presidency will concede some points to capable Finance Minister José Pedro de Morais as he tries to stabilise the economy and win approval from the International Monetary Fund...


Win the war, lose the peace

Other more technocratic figures with political ambitions include Finance Minister José Pedro de Morais; Deputy Finance Minister Job Graça; former Central Bank Governor Aguinaldo Jaime (now Deputy Prime Minister and head of the government's economic task force), and even some senior officials at Sonangol...


Beg, borrow and steal

A former Central Bank Governor, the reform-minded Aguinaldo Jaïme, has been appointed Deputy Prime Minister coordinating the government's economic task force and will work closely with new Finance Minister José Pedro de Morais, formerly Angola's representative to the IMF and another reformer...


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