Dos Santos asset hunt, catalyst of growing Abu Dhabi-Luanda bond
The Angolan president's quiet trip to Abu Dhabi last week is the latest sign of a fast-tracked rapprochement between the UAE and Angola. But this blossoming diplomatic and economic alliance depends on the UAE's willingness to hunt down the dos Santos family's assets. [...]
Stock-take of Joao Lourenco's reform of the diamond sector?
After 18-months in power, what has Angolan president Joao Lourenco managed to achieve of his great reform to overhaul the country's diamond industry (AMI 409), no longer controlled by those close to former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos and his [. [...]
Lourenco's dissection of Dos Santos mining architecture
The sweeping changes brought throughout the mining sector by new president Joao Lourenco have kick started the mining community in action. But to ensure it isn't all just political posturing and it can actually secure foreign investment, the new administration [. [...]