Friday, 18 January 2013

SA Making Nice With Angola

South African President Jacob Zuma is in Angola this week. Zuma's government has been working for the last few of years to strengthen relationships between the two countries as a fuel-hungry South Africa tries to find solutions to its energy needs. Among other things. The two countries are ostensibly working hard together on various treaties and shared priorities (like regional integration). But mostly it's the oil:

Angola is one of South Africa's major trading partners on the continent, with almost 90 percent of Angola exports to South Africa made up of are petroleum related products.
 On an unrelated note, I did not know that Angola was Africa's third largest economy. Learn something new every day. 

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