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Raising the Stakes: How Oil Wealth Threatens Peace After Civil War

Postwar elections that occur in oil-rich economies dramatically decrease the durability of postwar peace.  Controlling postwar elections, though, can actually increase the durability of postwar peace. 1,670 more words

Angolan market to remain one of priorities for Italian investors

The Angolan market is one of the most attractive and prosperous in the African continent as a whole, with a motivating competitiveness, reason why Italy will continue prioritizing Angola in its external investments, said Pedro Figueiredo, a businessman in Luanda. 160 more words


July 17 - 23, 2017: Tanzania crackdown continues as Malawi jails former minister

Tanzania last week arrested a leading opposition figure, days after he called President John Magufuli a “dictator”.

Tundu Lissu, chief whip of the main opposition party Chadema, called on the international community at a press conference last Monday to cut off aid to the country. 436 more words


Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents.

Angola’s parliament passed a law on Friday that will drastically limit the powers of the country’s future presidents in matters of security and defence.

The law will only apply to successors of the current head of state, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has enjoyed unfettered control of Angola’s sprawling military and security institutions since taking power in 1979. 210 more words


Angola Plan for Acquiring ex-Indian Su-30K

Russia and Angola are negotiating the purchase of six additional Su-30K fighters. If successful, Luanda will be able to increase its fleet, and Moscow to get rid of aircraft built in fulfillment of the Indian contract in 1996-1998. 227 more words


Four African Cities

 Of all of them, I would probably only want to visit Luanda and hopefully at someone else’s cost!


Eating our Way Around Lusophone Africa at Mesa Kreol

 One of the most interesting things about the Lisbon food scene is the proliferation of restaurants with foods from former Portuguese colonies. Brazilian, Angolan, Cape Verdean and Goan foods and restaurants abound in the city. 432 more words