AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Marissa Moorman

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Luanda is Expensive

By Marissa Moorman, Guest Blogger This is “The Economist” recently on the Angolan capital: The Angolan capital calls itself the “New Dubai” and there certainly are similarities with the emirate. Luanda has vast oil wealth. If they could only get visas, which are rarely granted, tourists would flock to its beaches and nearby game parks.

Friday, February 5th, 2010

From Angola to Brazil

The music of Angolan resistance. (The link includes a reference to the work of Indiana University historian, Marissa Moorman, who has written extensively on Angolan popular culture).