The French wind power pioneer InnoVent and the daughter of former president Sam Nujoma have teamed up to build a wind farm to provide power to Namibia's iconic Elizabeth Bay diamond mine. Construction is expected to start soon.
Already engaged in innumerable court cases and arbitration battles, the smallest details of which are dutifully publicized by their respective PR teams, the family of ex-president dos Santos and the Angolan state are also fighting another less public, much less procedural battle.
Amid the wave of privatisations initiated by President Lourenço, Angola's national diamond company Endiama is seeking a buyer for its Alfa-5 subsidiary, but the tarnished reputation of the security firm is complicating the task.
A former MPLA member turned deputy chair of Angola's monarchist party, Antunes Paulo Monteiro has recently set up two mining project management companies. His partners in this business venture are members of the powerful Cabindan Ranque Franque family.