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Morale among expats:

Morale is fair. Better I would say among adventurous singles/couples who speak at least some Portuguese. Worse among expats w/o Portuguese ability and people who have older kids (esp. teens) who get restless and bored here. Families with younger kids seem relatively happy too. Oil company morale seems much higher than diplomat morale. The company folks have better housing and better quality of life, frequent and fully paid trips home to USA, and lots of access to US products and services. The diplomats actually live in the real Luanda, which is just harder. - Jul 11, 2013
Low due to housing, lack of goods/services, the slow-paced lifestyle, loud music all night, and traffic conditions. - Apr 24, 2013
Very low. - Aug 3, 2011
Low. - Apr 15, 2009