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Third Portuguese Killed In Angolan Capital In 2 Weeks

AFRICANGLOBE - 41 years old, married with three children. Pedro Gonçalves, a Portuguese citizen living in Angola for a decade was the third Portuguese to be murdered in Luanda in the space of two weeks, the fourth since February.

Luanda The Second Most Expensive City In The World

AFRICANGLOBE - According to Mercer's 2016 Cost of Living Survey, Hong Kong tops the list of most expensive cities for expatriates, pushing Luanda, Angola to second position. Zurich and Singapore remain in third and fourth positions, respectively, whereas Tokyo is in fifth, up six places from last year. Kinshasa, ranked sixth, appears for the first time in the top 10, moving up from thirteenth place.

Angolan Capital Remains ‘Most Expensive City’ For Foreigners

AFRICANGLOBE - The Angolan capital, Luanda, remains the world's most expensive city for expatriates, according to an annual survey by consultancy Mercer. The city has held the number one spot for the past three years because of the high cost of rent, imported goods and security in the oil-rich nation.

Which African Cities Will Offer The Best Opportunities In Coming Years?

AFRICANGLOBE - CEOs are gradually recognising the untapped opportunities in Africa. But which African cities will offer the best business potential in the coming years? A recent note by professional services firm PwC suggests the most lucrative opportunities might not be in the region’s three largest cities

Survey Reveals Africa’s Most Expensive Cities

AFRICANGLOBE - Two African cities – Luanda and Juba – are included in the top 10 of a recent ranking of the world’s most expensive cities for expatriates.

Africa’s Most Expensive City: And The Winner Is…

AFRICANGLOBE - To ensure that their employees’ spending power is not compromised while on international assignment, multinational companies will often include a cost of living allowance in their pay package. Living costs for assignees are affected by inflation, availability of goods and exchange rates, all of which can have a significant impact on assignee remuneration packages.

Cost of Living for Expats Soar in Africa’s Oil-Rich Capitals

AFRICANGLOBE - Prices in Luanda, Angola's capital, are the stuff of legend. While some rumours sound far-fetched, such as $100 watermelons, you can expect to pay $200 for a pair of jeans, $50 for a hotel hamburger, and prices in supermarkets are 'absurd', says local lawyer.

Luanda: Most Expensive City In The World

AFRICANGLOBE - Luanda, the capital of Angola is the world’s most expensive city for foreign workers, according to a study by US consulting firm, Mercer Group. A statement published this week on the company’s website says Luanda regained the top spot in an annual survey of the most expensive cities for expatriates, followed by Moscow (Russia) and Tokyo (Japan).

Angola Among Africa’s Top Seven in Private Investments

AFRICANGLOBE - Angola is the seventh African country with major private investments and the 25th in amount of investments out of a total of 208 nations of the world.

Tsvangirai Not Invited to Southern Africa Development Community Summit

The 31st Ordinary Summit of Sadc Heads of State and Government opens tomorrow in Luanda, Angola, with leaders discussing a broad range of issues affecting the region. Contrary to aspirations of the West, local and international non-governmental-organisations, sources close to the matter said yesterday there was no specific session on the agenda to discuss Zimbabwe.