The Angolan president is buying time in an attempt to diffuse growing political tensions and balance popular demands with his personal interests.
News analysis: No one knows how the long-serving 'O Chefe' will escape the web of corruption he has woven.
Reports of mosque closures and restrictions on wearing veils in public have surfaced despite Angola's president denying the country's ban on Islam.
The disappearance of two activists is a serious challenge to Angola's leader before he retires.
Angola's sovereign wealth fund, chaired by the president's son Filomeno dos Santos, has denied spending R3-billion on a London office block.
The son of Angola's President José Eduardo dos Santos is at the centre of a controversial investment in a R3-billion property in London.
With no extradition treaty between Angola and Brazil, the politician continues to avoid arrest.
An Angolan teenager who is awaiting trial for allegedly insulting President José Eduardo dos Santos has started a hunger strike, says his lawyer.
Angola has suggested that trade between it and its former coloniser could be at risk after it emerged that Portugal was investigating its officials.
Critics have attacked Angolan president for 'cynical' answers he gave in his first television interview in 22 years
Some $750-million is missing from Angola's treasury from a debt repayment deal with Russia, a report by a corruption watchdog group has revealed.
President Jacob Zuma is visiting Angola to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, said the international relations department.
Jose dos Santos's supporters brush off the allegations of nepotism and say his kids are well educated and simply want to be involved in their country.
The Mail & Guardian takes a look at the continent's new and not-so-new leaders who were elected into office this year.
Your article "Angola's Dos Santos wants another term to rebuild" (August 31) got me thinking.
In post-election Angola, the ruling party can no longer count on threat to retain the hearts of voters.
President Jose Eduardo dos Santos' ruling party has won 73% of the national vote assuring his government, in power for 32 years, another five years.
President Jose Eduardo dos Santos held a massive lead in Angola's general election with more than 70% of the vote counted.
Electoral officials on Saturday were tallying the ballots in Angola's third polls since independence, with the first results expected late in the day.