Louise Redvers
Louise Redvers is a freelance journalist who has reported from Angola, Swaziland and Zambia for the BBC, the Mail and Guardian, The Africa Report and other media. After five years in Africa, she recently relocated to the Middle East.
Angola: out of stock

Angola: out of stock

  By Louise Redvers Angola is Africa’s fifth largest economy, its second producer of crude oil, a magnet for foreign direct investment and the custodian of one of the continent’s biggest sovereign wealth funds. Yet, rather surprisingly, unlike many of its smaller and poorer peers, Angola does not have an equities exchange. Trading government bonds […]

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A ‘country of the future’

A ‘country of the future’

Angola: local elections The MPLA government has promised decentralisation many times, but is afraid of losing power by Louise Redvers In April 2015 the Angolan capital Luanda hosted the inaugural “President José Eduardo dos Santos” African Mayor Awards. Three prizes, named after Angola’s president of 36 years, were awarded to cities in Ghana, Tanzania and […]

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Angola: ‘negative FDI’

Angola: ‘negative FDI’

Angola is sub-Saharan Africa’s third largest economy and one of the continent’s leading producers of crude oil. Since the end of its three-decade civil war in 2002, governmental trade missions and private investors have streamed into Luanda seeking lucrative peacetime deals. Yet Angola has posted negative foreign direct investment (FDI) flows for the past four […]

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Louise Redvers
Louise Redvers is a freelance journalist who has reported from Angola, Swaziland and Zambia for the BBC, the Mail and Guardian, The Africa Report and other media. After five years in Africa, she recently relocated to the Middle East.
Angola: out of stock

Angola: out of stock

  By Louise Redvers Angola is Africa’s fifth largest economy, its second producer of crude oil, a magnet for foreign direct investment and the custodian of one of the continent’s biggest sovereign wealth funds. Yet, rather surprisingly, unlike many of its smaller...

A ‘country of the future’

A ‘country of the future’

Angola: local elections The MPLA government has promised decentralisation many times, but is afraid of losing power by Louise Redvers In April 2015 the Angolan capital Luanda hosted the inaugural “President José Eduardo dos Santos” African Mayor Awards. Three prizes,...

Angola: ‘negative FDI’

Angola: ‘negative FDI’

Angola is sub-Saharan Africa’s third largest economy and one of the continent’s leading producers of crude oil. Since the end of its three-decade civil war in 2002, governmental trade missions and private investors have streamed into Luanda seeking lucrative peacetime...