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Promoting Transparency in Angola

From: Journal of Democracy
Volume 16, Number 3, July 2005
pp. 155-169 | 10.1353/jod.2005.0050


The story of how the Angolan government was induced to begin creating checks and balances, from a starting point of massive corruption, is a case study in building institutions from scratch. A dysfunctional state has been driven by a combination of domestic and external pressure to take some initial steps toward accountability.