Angola elections

 
Lessons in parenting from a retiring Angolan dictator
Lessons in parenting from a retiring Angolan dictator
No one really expected President Jose Eduardo dos Santos to step down. He is, in so many ways, the archetypal African dictator, having first taken...
Angola: The Dos Santos regime's key moments
Angola: The Dos Santos regime's key moments
President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled Angola since 1979, will not contest the August 23 election, marking a historic change in the...
Editorial: In despair over elections
Editorial: In despair over elections
There are three major elections in Africa this month. None offer an encouraging picture of the state of democracy on the continent.
Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents
Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents
Angola's parliament passed a law on Friday that will drastically limit the powers of the country's future presidents in matters of security and...
Portuguese escape austerity and find a new El Dorado in Angola
Portuguese escape austerity and find a new El Dorado in Angola
Pungent cigar smoke drifts across the veranda at one of Luanda's upmarket beachside restaurants. It is Saturday afternoon and four Portuguese men...
Angolan opposition alleges fraud
Angolan opposition alleges fraud
The parties are alleging that the numbers presented by the national electoral commission do not match theirs.
African leaders' staying power a mystery
African leaders' staying power a mystery
He has been in power for only 32 years, but wants another term "to rebuild".
Dos Santos's MPLA cruises to victory in Angola election
Dos Santos's MPLA cruises to victory in Angola election
With 85% of the votes counted from Friday's...
Opposition cries foul as Angola's Dos Santos takes big lead
Opposition cries foul as Angola's Dos Santos takes big lead
The opposition said on Sunday it was gathering evidence of fraud.
Angola stays loyal to Dos Santos
Angola stays loyal to Dos Santos
The National Elections Commission announced provisional results from Friday's voting showing the governing party with 74.46% of the vote - well...
Angolans wait for results after 'satisfactory' polls
Angolans wait for results after 'satisfactory' polls
Angolan state television Saturday broadcast images of the vote from across the country, praising the smooth conduct of the ballot – only the...

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