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Shopping malls: sign of Angola's rising middle class

While traditional markets still flourish in Angola, supermarkets and malls have sprouted, thanks to the rapid economic growth brought by the country's large oil resources.


"IT'S a great joy for Angolans," said Luciano Manuel, nudging his trolley through a huge supermarket in the Angolan capital of Luanda.

During almost 30 years of civil war, "we've never had a supermarket like this - it's an undeniable gain and another sign of Angola's