Luanda, with its palm-fringed corniche and glitzy beach bars, is Rio de Janeiro writ small: an explosive mix of commercial and cultural dynamism, crass inequities and seething frustration. Beyond the obvious parallels, Brazil's experience has much to teach Angola's policymakers.
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Useful background to Angola's present socio-political situation
Huawei says it has won contracts to provide new backhaul networks for Movicel in Angola and MTC in Namibia, both of which plan to launch among the continent’s first commercial long-term evolution (LTE) networks. The Chinese company has already been instrumental in the
Cape Town, South Africa, February 5, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on police in Angola to release a journalist who has been held since Sunday on accusations of slander and defamation....
Angola is one of the continent’s poorest countries despite its status of Africa’s second-biggest oil producer. While basic necessities such as safe drinking water, adequate sanitation, and access to basic education and healthcare are nowhere to be seen, electricity is a luxury that only the well-off can afford. Recently, Samsung Electronics heard the cries of Angola’s schoolchildren and came to their rescue. The global electronics giant has delivered one container, the first of what could be a number of Solar Powered Internet Schools based in containers in the country.
$30.4bn worth of investment, using funds from the domestic oil industry as well as Brazilian and Chinese loans, between 2002-2009 has been used to modernise the Lobito transport corridor - infrastructure crucial to the mining industry and beneficial to the landlocked countries of Zambia and DRC.
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There were 7.86 million students registered in Angola last year; the Ministry of Education controls 64,062 classrooms. This means there is an average of 123 students per classroom, not accounting for private schools or students educated in non-school buildings.
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