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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.

Former rebel bastion now battleground for Angola vote

Once the stronghold of the feared Unita rebels, Angola's second city Huambo has emerged as a key battlefield in Friday's general elections.

Angola’s Dos Santos wants another term to rebuild

Angola's president has asked the country to give him five more years in power to further his drive to rebuild the country after its 27-year civil war.

Angola: Unita claims poll is in chaos

The opposition, which could garner the youth vote, says the election will not be free and fair.

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