Jaime Maia, 43
A manager at one of Luanda’s most popular bayside restaurants, Cais de Quatro.
“I used to sell kitchen equipment in Aveiro in northern Portugal but business was not good. A friend who was already in Angola suggested I came out here to try my luck. I first came out for a visit in 2008 and then moved over in April the following year. My girlfriend has since come out to join me, finding a job at the Portuguese school.
In Portugal the economy is not in a good way – there are not many jobs or options, but here there are plenty. It is a…