Angola: China’s African foothold – BBC

From the BBC:

One of the worst of the countless conflicts that has blighted Africa in recent times is that of Angola.

But a peace deal signed four years ago – and huge oil reserves – are now giving the Angolans hope as the country tries to rebuild its devastated infrastructure.

Recently China, scouring the globe for raw materials to feed its booming economy, has been drawn to Africa as an abundant source of minerals, and has started investing heavily in countries like Angola. [Full text]

See also “China PM sees closer economic ties with Angola” from Reuters.


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