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Angola way towards a knowledge-based economy

Angola builds its human capital


The Agostinho Neto University campus, Luanda

At the heart of economic diversification lies the national workforce, as the country progressively paves its way towards a knowledge-based economy. Apr 02, 2016

Education | Africa | Angola


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4G deployment in Angola

ICT pioneers advance infrastructure to double trans-continental data capacity


Angola currently has around 14 million mobile network subscribers, 3 million internet users, and infrastructure ready for new demand

Angola is still far from achieving nationwide mobile coverage, yet what it has achieved thus far in ICT has been done ahead of many developed countries... Mar 27, 2016

Telecoms & ICT | Africa | Angola


The Horizonte Housing Project

Urbanising Angola, one housing project at a time


The Horizionte Housing Project’s first phase of 1,010 housing units have begun in Quilomoço

Kora Angola is working in partnership with the Angolan Government to construct 40,000 affordable, high-quality housing units across 15 Angolan municipalities... Mar 22, 2016

Real Estate | Africa | Angola


Housing developments to meet rapidly growing demand

A new initiative by Angola’s Instituto Nacional de Habitação is creating...


Angola´s real estate

Housing developments to meet rapidly growing demand


By the year 2017, the goal of INH is to provide up to 213,000 new houses in 14 new city centres

A new initiative by Angola’s Instituto Nacional de Habitação is creating new communities, reducing the national housing deficit, and... Mar 17, 2016

Real Estate | Africa | Angola


Urbanising Angola, one housing project at a time

Kora Angola is working in partnership with the Angolan Government to construct 40,000 affordable,...


A new logistic platform

Strategic road and rail links create a new long-haul logistics platform for the region


Augusto da Silva Tomás, Minister of transport

Angolans face tremendous challenges as they work to restore their country’s export capacity and war-devastated infrastructure, but that daunting... Mar 12, 2016

Infrastructure | Africa | Angola


Luanda’s port a solid and expansive base for trade

Investor-led injection of $75 million slices turnaround times in Luanda’s port


Port of Lobito is Angola’s second-busiest port and has been upgraded to handle mining ore for export from Katanga, DRC and Zambia, carried by the Benguela railway

Angola’s two largest ports, at Luanda and Lobito, provide a solid and expansive base for trade, not only for the country itself, but also for its... Mar 06, 2016

Infrastructure | Africa | Angola


New markets for Angola

Integrated multimodal transport network to unlock new markets


One of the government’s stated goals is to become the regional, and eventually continental, air traffic hub for trans-Atlantic and European flights to all of Africa and the Middle East, as well as enhance inter-regional connectivity

Transport was a problem in Angola long before it became a priority, hindered by challenging terrain, centuries of neglect by Portugal’s colonial... Feb 28, 2016

Transport | Africa | Angola


Africa - ‘one of the few bright spots on the global economic horizon’

UK investors eye up the continent’s burgeoning opportunities




Investor and philanthropist George Soros has described Africa as ‘one of the few bright spots on the global economic horizon’, while consultants... Feb 27, 2016

Finance | Others | Africa | Democratic Republic of Congo | Angola | Mozambique | Zambia


UK is Angola’s second biggest investor

UK second only to China for foreign business activity


Beyond oil and gas, UKTI has identified various sectors as the most promising for British companies: energy, financial services, education and training, construction and maintenance, agriculture, food and drink, health, social care and transport

Investing $3 billion in 2014, the UK is Angola’s second biggest investor after China and was one of the first countries to recognise the African... Feb 22, 2016

Industry & Trade | Africa | Angola


Infrastructure Angola

Economic diversification driven by infrastructure overhaul




A decade of massive annual investments in strengthening Angola’s transportation and logistics network looks set to continue and boost regional connectivity... Jan 11, 2016

Infrastructure | Government | Transport | Africa | Angola


African Infrastructure

Investors sought to bridge Africa’s infrastructure divide


More than 90% of Africa’s imports and exports are conducted by sea, making efficient port infrastructure vital to its economic growth

Demand for power, roads, railways, internet and other infrastructure in Africa is set to soar in the coming years, providing investment opportunities and... Nov 24, 2015

Infrastructure | Africa | Uganda | Angola


Angolan Agriculture

Agriculture represents 42% of the real economic growth rate


The climatic diversity of Angola’s agro-ecological regions allows for the cultivation of temperate and tropical crops, including coffee, bananas, cassava, sugar, and corn

In line with its National Development Plan for 2013-2017, Angola has committed to revitalizing agriculture by way of extensive land cultivation projects,... Jul 21, 2015

Agriculture | Africa | Angola


Advising, facilitating and creating business opportunities for US companies abroad

Julia Rauner Guerrero
Senior Commercial Officer of the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration

The Worldfolio sat down with Julia Rauner Guerrero, Senior Commercial Officer of the U.S.... Apr 20, 2015


Despite the oil crisis, a promising energy sector shines through

Mr. Pedro Godinho
President of Prodiaman

The Worldfolio team sat down with Eng. Pedro Godinho, Executive Director of the Angola-US... Apr 07, 2015


PwC: Consolidating the African footprint in the Angolan market

Mr. Pedro Calixto, Country Senior Partner of PwC Angola

Mr. Pedro Calixto, Country Senior Partner in PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Angola discussed... Mar 16, 2015


Huila: An Angolan province ready for investment

Mr. Joao Marcelino Typinge
Governor of Huila, Angola

Exclusive interview with Governor Typinge, governor of Huila Province in Angola where he... Mar 05, 2015


Innovation and quality showcase Angolan mobile operator

Mr. José Paulo Dias Henriques
General Director of Movicel

General director, José Paulo Dias Henriques, talks about Movicel’s development... Feb 25, 2015


Ernst & Young guiding investment in Angola

Luis Marques, Office Managing Partner, Tax of Ernst & Young Angola, Lda.
Office Managing Partner, Tax of Ernst & Young Angola, Lda.

The Worldfolio Team interviewed Mr. Luis Marques, Office Managing Partner in Ernst &... Feb 12, 2015


ADPA brokers unprecedented growth

Edgar Carvalho
Executive Secretary of Association of Diamond Producers of Africa (ADPA)

The Worldfolio Team interviewed Mr. Edgar Carvalho, Executive Secretary of the Association... Jan 30, 2015


Angola seeks American capital and expertise

Jeannine B. Scott
President, US-Angola Chamber of Commerce

President of the US-Angola Chamber of Commerce sat down with The Worldfolio to discuss the... Jan 13, 2015


Angola Cables

António Nunes
CEO of Angola Cables

António Nunes, CEO of Angola Cables, talked with Worldfolio about the origins ... Dec 18, 2014


Minister of Trade

Rosa Escorcio Pacaviria de Matos
Minister of Trade

Trade Minister Rosa Escorcio Pacaviria de Matos tells how Angola has become more welcoming... Dec 16, 2014


Diversification aims to re-launch economy

José María Botelhos de Vasconcelos
Minister of Petroleum

Petroleum will continue to dominate Angola’s economy for the foreseeable future. But... Dec 04, 2014


F.A.C.R.A.

Teodoro de Jesus Xavier Poulson
Member of the Management Committee of FACRA

FACRA, a public venture capital fund, provides financial, technical and management support... Dec 02, 2014


Angola: Seeks to link its transport networks and become a “transit platform” for Africa

Augusto da Silva Tomas
Angola’s Minister of Transport

Augusto da Silva Tomás, Angola’s Minister of Transport, talked to Worldfolio... Nov 25, 2014


Strategic road and rail links create a new long-haul logistics platform for the region

Angolans face tremendous challenges as they work to restore their country’s export... Mar 12, 2016


Network quality as key defferentiator

Mr. Tony Dolton
CEO Unitel

Unitel CEO, Tony Dolton, talks in an exclusive interview about Angola, the Telecom industry... Nov 11, 2014


ICT pioneers advance infrastructure to double trans-continental data capacity

Angola is still far from achieving nationwide mobile coverage, yet what it has achieved... Mar 27, 2016


Malanje Province

Norberto dos Santos
Governor of Malanje Province

Malanje Province in the Northern Angola is the epicenter of Angola’s agricultural... Nov 03, 2014


Angola is truly unrecognizable to the Angola of 12 years ago, says Governor

Candida Narciso
Governor of the Province of Lunda Sul

Governor of the Province of Lunda Sul Candida Narciso spoke to United World about development... Oct 07, 2014


Economic revolution in one of Angola’s least developed state

Francisco Higino Lopes Carneiro
Governor of Cuando Cubango

For most of his career, General Francisco Higino Lopes Carneiro has been a leader. He has served... Aug 18, 2014


State aims to withdraw from day-to-day functions in favor of private sector

José João Kuvingua
Secretary of State for Transport

Secretary of State for Transport José Kuvíngua talks about economic diversification, the... Aug 14, 2014


‘An unbeatable will to make things happen’

Augusto Da Silva Tomas
Minister of Transport

Minister of Transport, Augusto Da Silva Tomas, speaks to United World about the factors behind... Aug 13, 2014


Creating a civil aviation sector that goes in line with development

Mário Miguel Domingues
Secretary of Civil Aviation

Secretary of Civil Aviation Mário Miguel Domingues talks about the development of the civil... Aug 13, 2014


Working on an agenda for peace in Angola

Georges Rebelo Chikoti
Minister Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Georges Rebelo Chikoti, Minister Ministry of Foreign Affairs, talks about Angola’s role as... Aug 13, 2014



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