a country made of oil


What to think about Angola? When you need a good guide to this southern African country of oil and goodwill you can take as a guide the new book by the writer Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. His book on the recent history of Angola has been baptised, discussions took place, questions were asked. What is left … Continue reading a country made of oil

a new and acclaimed study


There  was a civil war. There were many casualities. Oil was found and things changed. Changed for a small elite. An elite that is focussed on the western benefits. Westerners travel far south to find wealth. Ricardo Soares de Oliveira wrote it down in his ‘Magnificent and beggar land’. It shows the many sides of … Continue reading a new and acclaimed study