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Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief
Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief
Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Wednesday fired his predecessor's daughter, Isabel dos Santos, from her influential post as head of the Sonangol...
How African elephants’ amazing sense of smell could save lives
How African elephants’ amazing sense of smell could save lives
For 27 years Angola was gripped by civil...
Who is Angola's next president João Lourenço?
Who is Angola's next president João Lourenço?
João Lourenço is considered to be a loyal party soldier - a man who has always been ready to take on greater responsibility in the governing...
Daunting challenges facing Angola's new president
Daunting challenges facing Angola's new president
Angola's incoming president Joao Lourenco faces a slew of challenges that include dwindling oil prices, rampant poverty, soaring unemployment and...
Dos Santos’s retirement fund – his kids
Dos Santos’s retirement fund – his kids
No one really expected President José Eduardo dos Santos to step down. He is, in so many ways, the archetypal African dictator, having first taken...
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...
Africa's longest-serving leaders
Africa's longest-serving leaders
Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, in power since 1979, will not contest...
Dos Santos: Angola's secretive leader heads towards exit
Dos Santos: Angola's secretive leader heads towards exit
When Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos steps down and his successor is chosen in Wednesday's elections, it will bring to an end a 38-year...
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...
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...
Slice Of Life: To humanise the 'savage'
Slice Of Life: To humanise the 'savage'
My friend Teresa Firmino and I make up an arts collective, called Kutala Chopeto. Both our families come from a military community, called 32...
Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Thousands of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo are fleeing across the border to Angola – even though Angola has not always been a...

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