Latest articles from Angola

Oil wealth fuels Angola resurgence

August 4, 2008

Angola’s transformation from civil-war-torn state to booming oil producer has both bankers and fuel giants taking note.

The end of the beginning

August 4, 2008

After six years overseeing the phenomenal growth of Angola’s economy, minister of finance José Pedro de Morais can look back on a job well done. He spoke to Charlie Corbett in Luanda about the country’s next phase of growth and the challenges that remain.

The slow and steady road to prosperity

August 4, 2008

The Southern African Development Community’s Trade, Industry and Investment Review 2007/08 provides a useful projection of Angola’s industrial future.

Manufacturing is key to prosperity

June 2, 2008

The key to Africa’s future prosperity lies in diversification away from raw materials. Africa Export Import Bank president Jean-Louis Ekra talks to Charlie Corbett about the challenges of creating an internal economy.

Basic services but a booming industry

January 2, 2008

Angola’s retail banking network, while at an early stage of development, is growing fast along with an oil-driven economy. Rodrigo Amaral reports.

Oil price fires interest in a former basket case

October 4, 2004

A burgeoning oil economy and the government’s commitment to combat corruption is attracting foreign bankers once more to post-war Angola, writes Steven Swindells.

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