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. [...]
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 [. [...]