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Feb 8, 2010  USA/Africa: Two to Tango
    Corruption is not a solitary activity, and the networks that promote corruption are rarely confined to one country or one continent. For corruption in Africa, countries outside the continent enter the picture not only when foreign companies pay bribes for access. They are also a preferred location for stolen wealth. A newly released investigative report from a U.S. Senate Subcommittee provides four detailed case studies of funds from Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, and Angola, tracing connections to U.S. banks, lawyers, real-estate agents, financial institutions, and even a university.

Aug 10, 2009  Angola: Failed yet Successful
    "In recent years [Angola's] economy has grown at a feverish annual rate of 18 percent. Its government has successfully ended 40 years of violent conflict, consolidated its political base and negotiated profitable deals with major public and private bodies of the United States, Europe and China. [Yet oil revenues may begin to decline by 2015] ... the current development model is thus a ticking political time bomb. The coming decade will reveal whether that bomb will be defused or not."

Aug 10, 2009  Angola: Oil & Housing
    "Government revenues from oil and gas are set to rise strongly, giving [the top ten oil-exporting countries in Africa] the means to speed up economic and social development and alleviate poverty. The government take in the top ten oil- and gas-producing countries is projected to rise from some $80 billion in 2006 to about $250 billion in 2030. Nigeria and Angola account for 86% of the $4.1 trillion cumulative revenues of all ten countries over 2006-2030." - World Energy Outlook 2008

Sep 27, 2008  Angola: Election Free and Fair, Sort Of
Oct 21, 2004  Angola: From War to Social Justice?
May   4, 2004  Angola: Humanitarian Update
Jan 16, 2004  Angola: Oil and Accountability

Recent Bulletins on Continent-Wide Issues

December 8, 2014  Africa: Reflections from an Elder Statesman
November 19, 2014  Africa: Past Time for Bandaids
October 7, 2014  Africa: Ebola Perspectives
September 22, 2014  Africa: Climate Action & Economic Growth
September 16, 2014  Africa: Tracing the Oil Money
August 18, 2014  Africa: From Kerosene to Solar

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Africa Policy E-Journal (1995-2003)

2003-04-23 Angola: Peace Anniversary Update
2002-06-03 Angola: Recent Documents
2002-03-02 Angola: Updates/Commentary, 2
2002-03-02 Angola: Updates/Commentary, 1
2001-09-19 Angola: Peace Monitor, VII, 12
2001-05-01 Angola: Updates
2001-01-11 Angola: Peace Monitor, VII, 4
2000-09-05 Angola: Peace Monitor, VI, 12
2000-07-31 Angola: Updates
2000-06-05 Angola: Peace Monitor, VI, 9
2000-03-27 Angola: Sanctions Updates
2000-03-27 Angola: Accountability and Peace Updates
2000-02-25 Angola: Peace Monitor, VI, 6
2000-01-08 Angola: Oil Report; Peace Monitor
2000-01-08 Angola: APIC Statement
1999-12-01 Angola: Peace Monitor, VI, 3
1999-10-29 Angola: Peace Monitor, VI, 2
1999-10-24 Angola: Press Freedom Alert
1999-09-26 Angola: HRW Report
1999-09-05 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 12
1999-07-28 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 11
1999-07-01 Angola: Peace Statement
1999-07-01 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 10
1999-06-02 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 9
1999-05-02 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 8
1999-03-31 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 7
1999-03-13 Angola: Recent Documents
1999-01-29 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 5
1998-12-28 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 4
1998-12-15 Angola: Diamond Trade and War
1998-11-03 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 2
1998-10-08 Angola: Peace Monitor, V, 1
1998-09-12 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 12
1998-07-11 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 10
1998-06-09 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 9
1998-05-04 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 8
1998-03-30 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 7
1998-03-01 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 6
1998-01-31 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 5
1997-12-23 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 4
1997-12-04 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 3
1997-11-08 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 2
1997-10-06 Angola: Peace Monitor, IV, 1
1997-09-04 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 12
1997-08-01 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 11
1997-07-07 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 10
1997-06-05 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 9
1997-04-30 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 8
1997-03-31 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 7
1997-02-26 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 6
1997-01-31 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 5
1996-12-19 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 4
1996-12-04 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 3
1996-10-31 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 2
1996-10-12 Angola: Recent Documents
1996-09-28 Angola: Peace Monitor, III, 1
1996-08-05 Angola: Peace Monitor, II, 11
1996-06-22 Angola: Peace Monitor, II, 10
1996-05-29 Angola: Peace Monitor, II, 9
1996-05-01 Angola: Peace Monitor, II, 8
1996-04-08 Angola: Peace Monitor, II, 7
1996-03-28 Angola: Peace Process, 2
1996-03-28 Angola: Peace Process, 1
1996-03-02 Angola: Peace Monitor, II, 6
1996-01-30 Angola: Peace Monitor, II, 5
1995-12-20 Angola: Peace Monitor II, 4
1995-12-04 Angola: Peace Monitor II, 3
1995-10-26 Angola: Peace Monitor II, 2
1995-10-04 Angola: Peace Monitor II, 1
1995-08-11 Angola: Angola Peace Monitor Number 7
1995-07-29 Angola: Excerpts from UN Report
1995-06-20 Angola: Angola Peace Monitor Issue no.6, 16 June 1995
1995-06-05 Angola: Angola Peace Monitor, Issue number 5
1995-05-31 Angola: Angola Peace Monitor, no. 4
1995-03-16 Angola: APIC Background Paper 001 (March 1995
1995-02-10 Angola: United Nations Security Council
1995-02-01 Angola: UN Peacekeeping Vote

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