Luanda, the metropolitan capital of Angola, is the most expensive city in Africa – and in the world — for expats and expatriates. This is according to the 2015 Cost of Living Survey published by U.S- based Mercer Consulting. This survey by […]
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100,000 Portuguese have emigrated to Angola since the eurozone crisis began. The trade in diamonds and oil has sparked a construction boom in Luanda. Ourreporter meets an architect from Portugal who is shaping the new Angola. Whilst it is important to recognize Angola’s rise and the migration of people from Europe to cities like Luanda, it is important to maintain a critical lens, always asking the most important question, “How has the development affected Angolans?” And are Africans part of the development agenda? Skyscrapers are great but not nearly as important as having the quality of life of an Angolan rise as the economy booms.
Angola is offering financial aid to debt-ridden Portugal. The Economist recently declared Africa a “hopeful continent” after years of writing it off as “hopeless.” More than a million Chinese are in Africa exploring opportunities in villages and cities. The continent […]
Africa economic report won’t have its zest if it does not have who is who of African economies. Like year, the top 12 largest African economies are the same with some modification at the top of the chart. The Republic […]
Isabel dos Santo has joined the world’s richest black woman Folorunsho Alakija of Nigeria as one of the first two women members of the Forbes Africa’s 40 Richest. Isabel dos Santos, a daughter of Angola’s President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, […]