The winds of change
In 2017, Cabo Verde was planning to become the first country in the world to generate all of its electricity from renewables. This year, that ambitious target has been scaled down – but it isn’t stopping the African island nation from striving to quickly become as reliant as it can on renewables.
Our friends in the south
China moved closer to Argentina and Brazil at the eighth edition of the Global Tourism and Economy Forum in Macao. The South American nations were the forum’s partner countries this year and they made gestures that could attract Chinese tourists their way in the years to come.
Diamond exports take a hit in Angola, along with oil
Angola has been in a prolonged recession since 2014, with oil production declining and oil prices subdued. Independent analysts expect this recession to continue, but now Angola’s second export – diamonds – is also taking a hit.