Category Archives: Angola News
by Johan Burger
Blocked Funds, Connectivity, Infrastructure, & Safety Top Agenda for Angola at the International Air Transport Association Day
IATA’s recent study found that if 12 key African markets, including Angola, were opened up, an extra 155,000 jobs and US$1.3 billion in annual GDP would be created in those countries
The core question over the future of Angolan oil is answered. João Lourenço is not sitting idle while the descendants of former president José Eduardo dos Santos rule over the country’s most profitable and important institutions. The take down on Sonangol’s board of directors and, specifically, Isabel dos Santos, which was ousted from the company last week, marks João Lourenço’s decisive statement that he is now truly the president of Angola, and not a puppet of the previous administration.
United Kingdom government supports arbitration and its benefits for the Angolan business environment
The UK’s Global Britain Fund is supporting a project from FTL Advogados that will contribute to the consolidation of arbitration as a tool for doing business in Angola
Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) announced that it has become a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner to meet the needs of Africa-based organisations migrating business applications and IT infrastructures to the cloud and accelerating digital transformation on the continent. Taking advantage of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, Angola Cables has created ACloud Connect to provide dedicated, high-quality connections to a worldwide network of 42 Azure regions offered by Microsoft, and connectivity to Angonap Angola Cables’ data centre located in Luanda.
According to Darwin Da Costa, project manager at Angonix: “With the Remote Peering services from Angola Cables, online gamers in Angola will enjoy an improved gaming experience with a much reduced latency. It is the first phase as we look forward to eventually having i3D.net establish a local infrastructure in the country.”
African national oil companies (NOCs) need to evolve for the future in light of a challenging and disruptive environment: PwC analysis
UK funds £25,000 to support Angolan project to protect Cuando Cubango’s wildlife through education and sustainable agricultural practices
Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness
Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey finds African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad
The collaboration between UK and Japan will help clear Angolan mine fields to support economic development by increasing available agricultural land