An Angolan teenager who is awaiting trial for allegedly insulting President José Eduardo dos Santos has started a hunger strike, says his lawyer.
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and his MPLA party headed on Saturday for an overwhelming win in a poll criticised as not credible.
As Angolans prepare to go to the polls on Friday, the ruling MPLA reminds them of the rewards of peace and boasts of its reconstruction achievements.
The head of Standard Bank's Angolan unit is targeting explosive growth in the country by quadrupling its branch network there by the end of the year.
A second-half goal by David Villa earned Spain a 1-0 win over Portugal and a World Cup quarterfinal place after an entertaining match on Tuesday.