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Angola’s opposition loses appeal to annul election result

Angola’s Constitutional Court rejected on Wednesday an appeal by the largest opposition party to annul the results of last month’s election, which gave a landslide victory to the ruling MPLA party. In a...

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...

Elections: Provisional results show Angola’s ruling party wins; opposition cries foul

UNITA said the numbers had not been gathered transparently and did not tally with their own count.

Angola to usher in a new leader in 38 years

LUANDA  - Angolans voted in a parliamentary election on Wednesday expected to usher in the ruling party's defense minister as the first new leader for 38 years. Joao Lourenco, who has pledged to...

In economic crisis, Angola votes for first new leader in 38 years

The People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola is expected to remain in power but with a reduced majority.

Angolan opposition party to publish own count of election results

An Angolan opposition party, CASA-CE, said on Monday it will use a computer program to minimize the chances of ballot-rigging in next Wednesday's election. The country's main two opposition parties, National Union for...

After 38 years at the helm dos Santos prepares to step down, this is the man who could be Angola’s next President

There are hopes among reformers that Lourenço can bring change, But he is undoubtedly of the old-guard.

Elections: Angolans head to polls Wednesday, MPLA calls for continuity in final election rally

The presidential candidate of Angola’s ruling MPLA party, Joao Lourenco, closed his electoral campaign on Saturday.
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