Jose Eduardo dos Santos
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.
Angola’s ruling MPLA wins election with 61% of vote: Electoral commission
Angola’s ruling MPLA party has won a general election by taking 61.07 percent of the vote, the electoral commission said on Wednesday, making João Lourenço the next president of sub-Saharan Africa’s third-largest economy.
Angola election body rejects opposition complaints
Angola's election commission on Monday rejected accusations of irregularities in last month's vote which saw the MPLA party, which has ruled since 1975, retain power.
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.
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.
Mugabe in Singapore for medical check
Zimbabwe's 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for a "routine medical check-up", state media reported Sunday.
Thousands rally in Angola demanding fair election
Protests are rarely allowed in Angola but Saturday's event, which was organised by the UNITA opposition party, was authorised by the police.