ARTICLES RELATING TO MPLA

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.

Dos Santos named in dodgy Russian deal

2013-04-17 09:02

An anti-graft body says it has new evidence that the Angolan president received millions in kickbacks in the late 1990s, part of an allegedly dodgy debt repayment deal between Angola and Russia.

Angola court rejects 2 appeals on vote

2012-09-19 19:01

Angola’s top court has rejected appeals by two opposition parties on alleged irregularities in a vote won last month by President Jose Eduardo dos Santos' ruling MPLA party.

40% abstention at Angola elections

2012-09-04 14:50

Angola's electoral commission says 40% of voters abstained – a shocking rate for Africa that some blamed on cynicism over the ruling party's expected victory after 33 years in power.

Dos Santos asks Angola for another term

2012-08-30 08:07

President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has asked Angolans to give him five more years in power to further his drive to rebuild the country after its 27-year civil war.

Angola approves 9 parties for elections

2012-07-03 10:24

Nine Angolan parties and coalitions will battle it out in upcoming parliamentary elections, the oil-rich nation’s third since independence in 1975, its top constitutional authority says.

 

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 police fire teargas again

2013-11-23 22:45

Angolan police have again fired tear gas and warning shots to disperse hundreds of demonstrators against the disappearance and possible murder of two anti-government activists.

Angolan court rejects poll complaints

2012-09-20 13:38

Angola's top court has rejected opposition party complaints over the 31 August election won by President Jose Eduardo dos Santos's ruling party.

Angola opposition parties question results

2012-09-11 18:25

Three Angolan opposition parties, including Unita, have filed official complaints against the results of the 31 August polls, saying 35% of voters couldn't participate.

Angola vote result 'by end of week'

2012-09-03 14:50

Angola's final election results will be released by the end of the week, the electoral commission says, with the tally having already sealed another term for veteran President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.

Angola opposition, veterans unhappy

2012-08-15 22:36

Angola's main opposition party Unita and war veterans have threatened new protests ahead of the general elections.

Election worries brew in Angola

2012-01-27 21:49

A fierce political row is brewing in Angola where opposition parties accuse the ruling MPLA of exerting too much influence over the organisation of the country’s upcoming general election.

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