Female Angolan entrepreneurs are buying up trends in Brazil and bringing them back to Africa

A view of the Turano slum in Rio de Janeiro March 11, 2014. Rio de Janeiro is one of the host cities for the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil.  REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3GM15

Brazil has long held an ambiguous power of attraction in Africa, especially for Portuguese-speaking countries. Image: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Léa Barreau Tran
Research Associate, Les Afriques dans le Monde (LAM), Sciences Po Bordeaux
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