Angola has improved in recent years on trade openness and budget transparency, although more progress is needed. The situation remains dismal on judicial independence and press freedom, where the country is an absolute laggard among its peers. Attacking the legacy of past government favoritism has to go hand in hand with the reduction of administrative burden and the gradual elimination of current administrative and economic privilege.
Selected trends from the Public Integrity Index
Trends in Judicial Independence, Administrative Burden, Freedom of the Press over the past 13 years