Good times fail to help ordinary Angolans
Poverty widespread amid signs of prosperity in a rapidly expanding capital, in the run-up to elections.
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2012 12:41

Angolans will elect a new government on Friday.

Their country is now the third largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa and the second biggest oil exporter.

But rapid economic growth has not benefited everyone, as Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Luanda.


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