by Markus Weimer, Research Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House
Angola’s economy is the fastest growing in the world in the last decade and it has welcomed a long list of foreign dignitaries in a bid to attract business.
Norway’s Ministers for Business & Trade and Environment & Development are currently in Luanda as part of efforts to strengthen bilateral relations. Norway’s courting of Angola is emblematic of changes in the global economic order that the financial crisis has catalysed: different countries are engaging as equal players. More……..