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Angola's Oil Curse


  • Helder do Vale

    1. Researcher at the Centre for Political and Constitutional Studies of the Spanish Ministry of the Presidency. In 2011, he worked as a Governance Officer for the United Nations Development Programme in Angola.
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The West African state has witnessed exceptional economic growth since the civil war ended in 2002. But with corruption rife and political reforms failing to materialise, the lives of most ordinary Angolans have changed little. Helder do Vale reports.