Geopolitics: Guessing game over Angola’s president Jose Eduardo dos Santos

Angola is Africa's top oil producer (photo:dpa)
Angola is Africa's top oil producer (photo:dpa)

Angola is an economy to watch as it has built its oil output and exports. But will the country’s president step down after 32 years and who will he pick as a successor. A GIS expert gives this briefing on who may step forward.

ANGOLA is Africa’s largest oil producer with 1.9million barrels a day – ten times more than when it gained independence and overtaking Nigeria for top spot in 2011.

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And it is becoming a key regional player, establishing important connections with economic powers like China and Brazil because of its emerging economy and growing population.

Experts and investors – inside and outside the country –...

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