Angola Elections

Lessons in parenting from a retiring Angolan dictator

Unlike Mugabe, Dos Santos has children who can look after him when he slows down

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

Three August votes highlight three very different democracies

Three different countries with three different democracies are headed to elections in August. Simon Allison attempts to summarise them.

Editorial: In despair over elections

Three African elections in the coming month are supposed to show these countries are democracies. But that is about more than just voting.

Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents

Supported by a large majority of lawmakers, the new bill sets out limited circumstances in which the powerful officials

Portuguese escape austerity and find a new El Dorado in Angola

Booming, oil-rich Angola has become a refuge for Portugal's jobless, while Luanda's elite take advantage of EU troubles to buy up property in Lisbon.

Angolan opposition alleges fraud

Three of Angola's eight opposition parties are formally contesting the August 31 election results.

African leaders’ staying power a mystery

Your article "Angola's Dos Santos wants another term to rebuild" (August 31) got me thinking.

Dos Santos’s MPLA cruises to victory in Angola election

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.

Opposition cries foul as Angola’s Dos Santos takes big lead

President Jose Eduardo dos Santos held a massive lead in Angola's general election with more than 70% of the vote counted.

Angola stays loyal to Dos Santos

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and his MPLA party headed on Saturday for an overwhelming win in a poll criticised as not credible.

Angolans wait for results after ‘satisfactory’ polls

Electoral officials on Saturday were tallying the ballots in Angola's third polls since independence, with the first results expected late in the day.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world