Latest articles from Angola

Will new markets see Angola through oil slump

Will new markets see Angola through oil slump?

Can Angola defy the downturn in oil demand and continue to profit from its abundance of fossil fuels? One analyst thinks it can – with a little help from a more diverse range of overseas investors.

Investors race to cash in on Angolan opportunities

Angola’s work to improve its infrastructure is paying dividends in terms of foreign investment into the country’s mining and financial services sectors. 

Africa jostles for position on the tourist map

Africa jostles for position on the tourist map

Countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa are increasingly keen to show off their tourism credentials to international travellers. But while visitor numbers are on the rise, the region's dated infrastructure and poor image are proving to be tough obstacles to overcome.

Obstacles remain for Angolan investment

Obstacles remain for Angolan investment

Angola's rapid economic growth has caught the attention of investors, but if the government wants to turn this interest into investment, it must work to improve the country's notoriously difficult business environment.

Angola's economic ascent gets a new burst of energy

Angola's economic ascent gets a new burst of energy

Thanks to its oil reserves, Angola has gone from an economic basket case to sub-Saharan Africa’s third biggest economy in just 10 years. Production is expected to continue rise steadily until 2020 when, if the most optimistic predictions about the country’s pre-salt reserves prove accurate, its output could skyrocket.

Angola revives Eurobond plans

Following a period of strong economic growth, Angola has announced plans to launch its debut Eurobond.

Angola seeks diversity to cure its oil headache

Angola seeks diversity to cure its oil headache

Angola, one of Africa's economic success stories over the past decade, is keen to diversify its economy beyond oil. But are investors interested?

FDI into Angola continues downward trajectory in 2011

Inward foreign investment levels in Angola decreased for the third  year in a row in 2011, thanks in part to dwindling investment in the  coal, oil and natural gas sector.

Bahrain and Angola boost

Angola and Bahrain have been two of the Middle East and Africa’s biggest recipients of FDI over the past few years, despite the global economic downturn.

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