Angola Development

Author: Leon Kukkuk
Book: Letters to Gabriella: Angola's Last War for Peace, What the UN Did and Why

ngola's oil wealth will not trickle down to the poor, argues Economist Leon Kukkuk above, "without an active and articulate civil society to demand it, which Angola does not have." But with a passive electorate in the bag, why is Dos Santos and MPLA nervous about next year's elections? Africa Confidential thinks they might have the electorate in the bag, but they don't yet have the perception of MPLA's invincibility in the bag:
For the first time in his 31 years in power, Angola’s President, José…more


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