The lawyers accuse the Angolan president of nepotism and violating Angolan probity law
All in the family: Angola president picks eldest daughter to head state oil firm, western firms scramble for contracts
Isabel dos Santos, 43, is Africa's richest woman, while her brother already runs the country's sovereign wealth fund.
On the upside, in contrast to the other three African nations, Nigeria was issued a stable outlook compared to its peers
Ivory Coast, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal and Tanzania are all expected to grow at impressive rates of between 6-7% or more this year and next
The country's earnings from oil for 2015 were down sharply, nearly lower by about 34% against 2014
Angolan rebels claim to have killed 30 troops; expecting 'massive military invasion' from government
Though small, seccesionist Cabinda accounts for much of Angola's oil production, which makes the country the second largest exporter in Africa.
On the chopping block: Nigeria, Angola, Gabon placed on list of oil states at risk of painful downgrade
Already battling the collapse in commodity prices they could find their cost of borrowing money on international markets will shoot up.
11 of Africa's 14 largest markets have fallen more than 10%, as Chinese demand slows and investors anticipate higher interest rates in the US.
Here, have a euro instead: Angolans desperate for dollars offered other currencies instead, including Chinese
The euro may soon become a major foreign currency in Africa’s second biggest oil-producing country, banking on historical links with Portugal.
Islam not recognised, and it has helped keep its former colonial afloat from time to time.
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ROUNDUP: Angola’s forex shrinks 43%; Shell starts Nigeria offshore expansion of up to 50,000 barrels
The kwanza has declined 24% this year. In Nigeria Shell has pushed on even as a slump in crude prices forced it to defer more risky exploration.
Angola's credit rating downgraded to B+ while Nigeria's remains at BB-; but there's hope for recovery
"While [Angola] is..facing severe headwinds, the prospect of increased crude oil production over the medium term still counts in Luanda’s favour.”
The three nations each shipped more than 45% of their exports in 2014 to China, data from the International Monetary Fund shows.
Diversification can't come quickly enough for a clutch of countries on the continent that eat, drink, think oil.
Country too red tape-happy in a time world crude prices are low, multinationals say as they urge talks to press home the threat posed by bureaucracy.
Zambia's Kariba dam—world’s largest made by man— drying up: 10 brain-twisting facts about Africa’s energy use
They are not quite what you expect -- an African country that meets 100% of its energy needs from coal?
Cash-strapped oil producers, unable to pay salaries and provide social services, increase the risk of social instability.
As the oil prices plunged 50% in the past 12 months, government slashed this year’s budget by a quarter, cutting fuel subsidies and freezing hiring.