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President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, has held power in Angola for 33 years. But he faces growing protests in its urban centres because of a lack of reform and electoral transparency while the country enjoys ten years of peace and prosperity after a 27-year civil war. Elections in August 2012 could be a watershed for him and th...
Teresa Nogueira Pinto
Unrest against Angola's president and his 32-year rule is spreading. Could this be the catalyst for a new leader or spark a People's Revolution demanding a better deal from the country's oil wealth? asks a GIS expert in this briefing. A DEMONSTRATION by young people against the 32-year rule of Angola’s President Jose Edua...
Anonymous GIS Expert
China has a need for natural resources to continue building its economy. It has found one way of gaining greater influence in Angola is to help build the country's infrastructure as a GIS expert explains. CHINA'S influence in Angola got off to a bad start. The Chinese backed the wrong side in the Angolan civil war suppor...