Angola swears in Lourenco after Dos Santos' 38-year reign
Jose Eduardo dos Santos's 38-year reign over Angola finally came to an end Tuesday when his hand-picked successor Joao Lourenco was inaugurated as president at a ceremony in Luanda.
Daunting challenges facing Angola's new president
Angola's incoming president Joao Lourenco faces a slew of challenges that include dwindling oil prices, rampant poverty, soaring unemployment and the long shadow cast by his predecessor and his family.
Angola opposition parties call for election recount
Four opposition parties in Angola on Sunday called for a recount in last month's general election, alleging "irregularities" during the vote that kept the ruling party in power.
Lourenco to take power in Angola as MPLA wins election
Angola's ruling MPLA won this week's election, a poll official announced Thursday, with party candidate Joao Lourenco now set to succeed President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos who has ruled for 38 years.
Dos Santos: Angola's secretive leader heads towards exit
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
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.
Angolan president, dogged by health rumours, back from Spain
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has returned from Spain more than two weeks after he left the country on a "private visit", the presidency said Thursday, as rumours of ill health swirl.
Angolan president returns home after health checks
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 said Tuesday.