By Africanews Africa’s richest woman and daughter of the immediate past Angolan leader, Isabel dos Santos is the 74th most powerful woman in the world. The 44-year-old was also the only African to have made it to Forbes magazine’s ranking of the top 100 women for this year. Isabel who is currently head of the…

By AFP Luanda – Angola’s new president unveiled a programme of corporate tax sweeteners on Monday intended to boost foreign investment and ease the oil-rich country’s dependence on the lacklustre price of crude. “We expect to adopt tax incentives for businesses that invest in the country,” President Joao Lourenco said in his first address to…

By Africanews Angolan president Joao Lourenco has reportedly ordered the immediate closure of an outfit that worked on the image of the country and his predecessor, Jose Eduardo dos Santos. The Office for the Revitalization and Execution of Institutional Communication and Marketing of Administration (Grecima) was largely labeled as a propaganda outfit that managed the…

Why Angola meddles so much in its giant northern neighbour By The Economist IN THE nightclubs of Kinshasa, the raucous capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, adverts are everywhere for Congolese beer. From Primus, one of the biggest brands, with its label in the colours of the national flag, to Mützig, a German-themed lager,…

By Remi Piet TRT WORLD After nearly forty years in power, Jose Eduardo dos Santos no longer rules Angola. Decades of the Dos Santos Kleptocracy means that the new president will have little power to capture the reins of the economy from the former president’s family. As expected, the Popular Movement for the Liberation of…

The New York Times e Wall Street Journal publicaram esta terça-feira, na véspera das eleições angolanas, reportagens sobre a corrupção angolana por Alexandre R. Malhado Os jornais norte-americanos The New York Times e Wall Street Journal publicaram esta terça-feira, na véspera das eleições angolanas, reportagens que exploram a corrupção em Angola, que “coloniza” Portugal para…

By NORIMITSU ONISHI LISBON — How the roles have reversed: The colonizer, some Portuguese contend, has been colonized. On the Portuguese coast of Cascais, where the nation’s royal court used to summer, a new 14-story condominium building looms confidently by the sea. So many of its apartments have been bought by Angola’s ruling class —…

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