5 minutes read March 18, 2013 Angola: One Party, One Voice Angola is a country that has been ruled by the same party, the MPLA, since independence in 1975. The party has effectively transformed itself from a socialist bloc into a….. Read More 4 minutes read March 4, 2013 Oil in the Angolan President’s Family: Keeping it Global A few months late to this story, the Wall Street Journal published a piece last Wednesday entitled “Angola Wealth Fund is Family Affair.” This was widely reported in the international….. Read More 3 minutes read January 15, 2013 God is a profitable and deadly business in Angola Sometime after the end of the São Silvestre foot race through the streets of Luanda and the start of any of the many New Year’s Eve parties (this one, worthy….. Read More 3 minutes read November 27, 2012 Jonas Savimbi is a video game star Video game plots, especially those involving war, are infamous for their conservative politics. Case in point: the popular “Call of Duty” franchise, which plays out like a rightwing version of….. Read More 5 minutes read November 5, 2012 80% of Angolans alive today have only ever called one man President Eighty percent of Angolans today have only ever called one man President. Sure, some have had other allegiances; there was a serious armed opposition and there were 27 years of….. Read More 2 minutes read March 16, 2012 Angolan politics online It’s been a busy week for Angolan politics. Elections are precisely six months away. On Wednesday, the long-time second-generation UNITA politician Abel Chivukuvuku officially split with his party to declare….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.