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Angolan opposition parties file complaint on election result

2017-09-09 12:59

Three Angolan opposition parties have filed a complaint against the outcome of nationwide elections on August 23 that asserted the 42-year grip of the ruling MPLA party.

Top Africa stories: Zuma, Grace Mugabe, Kenya

2017-08-27 10:00

Zimbabwe's first lady has made her first public appearance since leaving South Africa, and a white Zimbabwean farmer says he nearly lost his life as 'land grabbers allegedly shot at him'.

Angola opposition party claims vote is narrow

2017-08-24 19:59

The main opposition party in Angola says its own partial tally from national elections indicates that it is trailing the ruling party by only 7%, contradicting the ruling party's claim that it won a majority.

Angola awaits election results amid opposition complaints

2017-08-24 13:00

Angolans are awaiting the results of an election in which the defence minister is the front-runner to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who will quit after 38 years in power.

As vote looms, Angolans chafe over Dos Santos era

2017-08-22 19:03

After nearly 40 years under the rule of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, millions of Angolans are angry and frustrated - and many seem determined to use Wednesday's elections to express their hunger for change.

Angola vote marks new era as Dos Santos ends 38-year reign

2017-08-21 16:02

Angola goes to the polls Wednesday in a historic election marking the end of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos's 38-year reign, with his party set to retain power despite the country's economic crisis.

Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents

2017-07-21 20:56

Angola's parliament has passed a law that will drastically limit the powers of the country's future presidents in matters of security and defence.

Angola opposition calls for clarity on president's health

2017-05-17 18:33

Angola's opposition has called for official clarification on the health of veteran leader President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, 74, who has been out of the country for nearly three weeks.

Angolan activists jailed over election protest

2017-04-24 10:16

Seven Angolan opposition activists have been sentenced to 45 days in jail over a protest calling for transparency in August elections when veteran President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is due to stand down.

Angola's dos Santos to quit after 36 years

2016-03-11 17:02

Angola's powerful veteran President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Africa's second-longest serving leader after 36 years at the helm to retire in 2018.

 

Angola opposition parties call for election recount

2017-09-04 10:00

Four opposition parties in Angola have called for a recount in last week's general election, alleging "irregularities" during the vote that kept the ruling party in power.

Angola's MPLA party wins election, defence minister to lead

2017-08-25 14:00

Angola's election commission says the ruling MPLA party has won the national election with 61% of the vote, meaning Defence Minister Joao Lourenco will replace President Jose Eduardo dos Santos after his 38-year rule.

Angola's ruling party claims victory in election: report

2017-08-24 15:05

Angola's ruling party says it won a majority in the country's election with five million votes counted so far, opening the way for defence minister to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos after his 38-year rule, a report says.

Angolan vote heralds new leader after president's long rule

2017-08-23 18:10

Angolans are voting in an election in which the defense minister is the front-runner to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who will relinquish the post after 38 years in power

Dos Santos: Angola's secretive leader heads towards exit

2017-08-21 20:36

When Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos steps down and his successor is chosen in Wednesday's elections, it will bring to an end a 38-year reign dominated by his unrelenting authoritarian style.

Angolan leader opens nation's largest hydro plant

2017-08-05 13:01

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

Angolan president in 'good health': spokesperson

2017-05-29 19:25

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has been in Spain for nearly a month, has undergone medical checks but is in good health, the ruling MPLA party has said.

Angola to hold election on August 23

2017-04-25 06:01

Angola's cabinet has said that elections will be held on August 23 to choose a successor to President Eduardo dos Santos after 38 years of iron-fisted rule.

Angolan leader's pledge to quit in doubt

2016-09-30 06:00

Will he go, will he stay? Angola's president Jose Eduardo dos Santos last week began his 38th year of largely unchallenged rule after promising to step down in 2018.

Angola police cordon off radio station

2015-07-30 19:04

Angolan police have moved in on a radio station and held a journalist, as protesters called for the release of a rapper and other political activists.

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