30 October 2018
24 September 2018
The MPLA, the ruling party of Angola, has a new leadership structure. It includes a few unexpected choices of businessmen with links to key economic sectors - while other key political figures with important business links have lost status inside the party.
06 September 2018
The last summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), held on 17-18 July in the island of Sal in Cabo Verde, took place in an overall orderly manner. This was a relief for government and diplomatic circles, especially in Portugal, that will host the organization in 2019-2020.
24 August 2018
In his professional and political career, Alcino dos Prazeres Izata Francisco da Conceição, whom replaced Ricardo Viegas Abreu in July as Secretary for Economic Affairs at the president´s cabinet, climbed to power with the support of two of the most influential figures in the current Angolan political context - Manuel Vicente Ana Dias Lourenço .
17 August 2018
Isabel dos Santos, Africa´s richest woman according to Forbes magazine, was known in her native Angola as the “princess”, until the 2017 presidential election resulted in João Lourenço replacing her father, José Eduardo dos Santos, as the country´s president.