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China & Angola: A Marriage of Convenience?The book focuses on the co-operation between Angola and China.Although relations with China might have bolstered regime stability and boosted the international standing of the government, China is not regarded as a long term strategic partner.
Carlos Mesquita, Mozambique’s transport minister
Through a vast network of family-owned companies, Mozambique´s Transport and Communications minister, Carlos Mesquita, is one of the sector´s key players and an influential figure in the ruling party, Frelimo, despite his detractors.
Accusations, over the last years, of improper accumulation of public functions with private interests – directly and through his family – have not hampered his vast influence in Frelimo, where he is a member of the Central Committee.