n IMIESA - Changing the face of Angola : Africa
|Article Title||Changing the face of Angola : Africa|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Aug 2005|
|Pages||15 - 17|
Extracted from text ... IMIESA AUGUST 2005 - 15 After Angola gained its independence from Portugal in 1975, the country was embroiled in a protracted civil war that concluded in April 2002. This had an extremely deleterious effect both on existing infrastructure, in terms of maintenance, and on any investment in housing or infrastructure. This was equally due to the damage that came with the fighting and the scarcity of resources. With the war now over, reconstruction is the highest priority on the government's agenda, with a clear emphasis on housing. There is an urgent need for construction or rehabilitation of roads, houses, schools ..
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