Angola is hoping sweeping economic reforms will smooth an ambitious plan to sell key state assets, including stakes in oil company Sonangol, a share of Puma Energy and more than 100 other enterprises.
The announcement of efforts to generate more revenues by reducing gas flaring comes as Africa’s second largest crude producer [Angola] faces a fall in output from its mature oil fields.
Britain’s Prince Harry is due on Saturday to meet Angolan President Joao Lourenco in Luanda, as the first week of his family’s southern Africa tour draws to a close.
The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed a pact on Wednesday in Angola’s capital aimed at ending a long-running rivalry that has resulted in their busiest border crossing being closed for six months.
Five goals were scored in the opening match of the 2019 women’s COSAFA Cup as Zimbabwe defeated Angola 4-1 at Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth.