Angola appoints third central bank governor in two years

José de Lima Massano

The governor of the Banco Nacional de Angola (BNA), Walter Filipe Duarte da Silva, has resigned following a political shift that could result in changes to economic policy.

According to a statement issued by the president, da Silva was relieved from his post “on his own request”.

Newly elected president João Lourenço appointed José de Lima Massano on October 27 as the new governor of the central bank, making him the third governor to be appointed in two years.

“A couple of weeks ago, the

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