A former 16th century Portuguese colony up until 1975, Angola seems to keep a relatively low profile compared to some other African countries, and its Latin influence can be seen throughout capital city Luanda – from architecture and language to culture and nightlife.

Located in South Central Africa and also an oil-producing mineral-rich nation, Angola’s landscape seems a hodgepodge of one part desert, two servings of rainforest, one tablespoon of savannah, a pinch of plateau, and part coastline – like many coastal African countries.

Matador will be publishing articles and photo essays that give us a peek into this seemingly reclusive nation.

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