Tense negotiations over Sindika Dokolo memorial
After the memorial event for late Congolese businessman Sindika Dokolo held on 5 November by his widow Isabel dos Santos in Dubai, where the couple lived and where Dokolo died on 29 October, the family of former president José Eduardo dos Santos planned to hold three simultaneous masses. [...]
Industry players seek other pastures after Joao Lourenco's diamond heist
The deep reforms Angolan president Joao Lourenco has brought to the country's diamonds trade have sector heavyweights troubled ( AMI 435). Those who had flourished under Jose Eduardo dos Santos' watch have not necessarily turned away from mining altogether but [. [...]
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 [. [...]