Mining sector reforms: Lourenço sweet talks foreign investors
Angola has passed a key milestone in the restructuring of its mining sector with the new organisation of its national regulatory agencies. A wave of privatisations is to follow as President Lourenço continues to push for a more investor-friendly environment. [...]
Consultant Peter Meeus set to help Lourenço with diamond mining reform
As it proceeds with a wide-ranging reform of the Angolan mining sector, in which diamonds are the main component, President João Lourenço's government is thought to be negotiating with precious stones expert Peter Meeus to get him to help it fine-tune its strategy. [...]
Lourenço favourite Luís Nunes tipped to partner Gemcorp in Cabinda refinery project
Construction company Omatapalo, which was set up by Luís Nunes, a member of the political bureau of the governing MPLA party, is expected to become Gemcorp's partner on President Lourenço's huge refinery project. [...]
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 [. [...]