Angola to vote in September

2012-05-23 23:09

Luanda - Angola will hold general elections on August 31, only the third since independence in 1975, an official announcement said Wednesday.

"The Council of the Republic has pronounced in favour of 31 August 2012 as the date of general elections," the consultative body in the president's office said in a statement.

The head of the winning party will become president according to law.