ARTICLES RELATING TO JOSE EDUARDO DOS SANTOS

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.

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 jails alleged coup plotters for up to 10 years

2017-03-16 15:31

An Angolan court has handed down jail terms ranging from four to 10 years to eight men accused of seeking to topple the country's long-ruling president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos.

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, Angola, Gambia

2017-02-03 19:28

Arguments are raging on social media over whether or not pastor Mawarire should be sympathised with or steered clear of, and Jose Eduardo dos Santos confirms he will step down.

Angola's long-time President Dos Santos confirms will step down

2017-02-03 15:29

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has confirmed he would step down ahead of elections due in August, signalling the end to his 37-year long reign, and naming Joao Lourenco as the candidate to run in his place.

Angola to announce President Dos Santos's successor

2016-12-09 08:14

Angola is set to formally announce the end of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos' controversial 37-year rule, and name a successor to lead the ailing African oil-producing country.

Angolan President Dos Santos to stand down in 2017

2016-12-02 22:00

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, in power for 37 years, will stand down before next year's general election, state radio says, citing sources in the ruling MPLA party.

 

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.

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 activists jailed over election protest

2017-04-21 10:22

Seven Angolan opposition activists have been sentenced to 45 days in jail over a protest calling for transparency in next year's election when veteran President Jose Eduardo dos Santos will stand down.

Angola's Dos Santos 'to stay in control' even after stepping down

2017-02-04 11:30

Angola's Jose Eduardo Dos Santos is set to remain the leader of the ruling People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola, when he steps down as president later this year, a report says.

Lourenco: Ex-general poised to be Angola's next leader

2017-02-03 19:26

Since then, the 62-year-old Lourenco has convinced key regime players and analysts he is the right man to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled the oil-rich southwest African nation for 37 years.

Dos Santos daughter cleared to head Angola oil giant

2016-12-30 16:00

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos's daughter, reportedly Africa's richest woman, has been cleared to head the national oil company Sonangol, after a court rejected a legal challenge.

Angola coup trial opens with 35 accused

2016-12-04 11:04

An Angolan court was on Friday shown automatic weapons allegedly used in a coup attempt against long-ruling President Jose Eduardo dos Santos in January.

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.

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