Category Archives: Angola

Does Lourenço represent an end to Angola’s kleptocracy?

     

Even the toughest critics of Angola’s government say that in just more than a year, President Joao Lourenco has accomplished more to stop corruption than any previous Angolan administration, VOA… Read more »

Authoritarian Anticorruption Campaigns: A Tool to Consolidate Power

     

Does the arrest of the son of Angola’s former president in a $1.5bn corruption case signal the end of kleptocratic rule? Not necessarily, says a leading analyst. In the hands… Read more »

Angola’s new regime ‘determined to enhance democracy’?

     

Angola is determined to enhance democracy, President João Lourenço told the European Parliament last week. His comments came shortly after the International Monetary Fund commended his administration for initiating reforms geared away… Read more »