The latest press coverage on corruption, human rights abuses, violations of freedom of the press and socio-economic exclusion in Angola:
March 3, 2013: De Beers and its partners in SA, Botswana and Canada are investing in three new projects which promise to yield almost 250m carats of diamonds over the next few decades.
March 3, 2013: SONANGOL considered second major African company. Besides SONANGOL, other Angolan companies (or companies operarting in the country) also include the referred study, namely Total E&P Angola in 50th position, Endiama in 128th place and Catoca Mining Corporate in 227th position.
February 26, 2013: Criticized by political opponents and human-rights groups for its secretive finances and super-rich political elite, Angola recently set up a sovereign-wealth fund to deploy oil revenue on behalf of the poor.
While the move by President José Eduardo dos Santos has led some observers to praise the new fund as a welcome step, critics are complaining about his choice to help run the fund: his 35-year-old son.