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Angolan leader opens nation's largest hydro plant

7 August 2017

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who steps down from office at the end of this month, on Friday officially opened the country's largest hydro-electric dam.

Being built by Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht at an estimated cost of $4.3bn, it is designed to produce 2 070 megawatts and aims to reduce power outages in Angola, a major oil producer.

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