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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.

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 agrees to small EU election team

2017-08-01 16:38

Angola has agreed to allow just four experts from the European Union to monitor its elections later this month, officials have said, after a dispute over access to polling stations and other conditions.

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.

Angolan president, dogged by health rumours, back from Spain

2017-07-20 16:00

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has returned from Spain more than two weeks after he left the country on a "private visit",says the presidency, as rumours of ill health swirl.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, Mali

2017-07-04 08:30

Employees of evicted white Zimbabwean farmer Robert Smart says they "want him back" and wife of ailing Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has left the country to visit him in London.

Angola's president returns to Spain amid health concerns

2017-07-03 17:01

The office of Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos says the longtime leader has departed for Spain, where he recently spent several weeks amid reports of health problems.

EXCLUSIVE: Why 'ailing' African leaders won't open up about their health

2017-06-06 08:30

African leaders often seek medical attention from abroad. However, it is the lack of transparency on their ailments that leaves many with questions, News24 speaks to ISS political analyst Jakkie Cilliers.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Lesotho, Nigeria

2017-05-31 06:05

President Robert Mugabe has reportedly spent $3.5m to charter a plane in one month, and Lesotho's Tom Thabane says he is confident that he will emerge victorious in the upcoming elections.

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.

 

Africa's longest-serving leaders

2017-08-21 19:27

Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, in power since 1979, will not contest Wednesday's general election, meaning he will soon lose his place as Africa's second longest-serving leader.

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.

Angola's likely next president hits the campaign trail

2017-07-25 20:44

Angolan presidential candidate Joao Lourenco, who appears set to win next month's election, launched his campaign with a speech vowing to tackle corruption and spread wealth.

Top Africa stories: Kaunda, Africa, Zim

2017-07-20 20:00

The office of the Zambian high commissioner in SA says Kenneth Kaunda is not dead,and France has refuted recent media allegations that President Emmanuel Macron made a controversial and racist remark regarding Africa.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe in Singapore for medical check: report

2017-07-09 19:29

Zimbabwe's 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for a "routine medical check-up", state media has reported.

Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war

2017-07-03 20:28

Hippos, malaria and capsized canoes were among the hazards for National Geographic researchers paddling along an Angolan river that had been barely studied.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Buhari, DRC

2017-06-06 19:32

Zimbabwean opposition has taken a swipe at President Robert Mugabe for attending the UN oceans conference in New York, and Nigeria's first lady says the President Muhammadu Buhari's health is improving.

Thousands rally in Angola demanding fair election

2017-06-03 19:30

At least 4 000 Angolans have marched through Luanda to demand a fair election in August when President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is due to step down after 38 years in power.

Angolan president returns home after health checks

2017-05-30 15:31

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has been dogged by reports of poor health, has returned to Luanda after nearly a month in Spain, party officials say.

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.

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