[RFI] The exhumed body of Angolan rebel leader Jonas Savimbi was expected to be received by his family and members of the opposition UNITA on Tuesday, but a last-minute decision by the government has added confusion ahead of his long-awaited burial.
[Deutsche Welle] One year ago, the dos Santos family handed the Angolan presidency over to Joao Lourenco. The new president promised to tackle corruption which crippled the oil-rich nation.
[Maka] On September 21 we will have a new president, after 38 years with José Eduardo dos Santos.
[VOA] Luanda -Angolans have elected their first new president in nearly four decades and they say he must address the glaring gap between rich and poor. Despite being Africa’s second largest oil producer, most of Angola’s citizens live in poverty, amid runaway inflation and high unemployment.
[Fahamu] Today’s Angola proves the African proverb that all manner of knives are brought out the day an elephant is killed. Pity is that the party that should have all Angolans in attendance is for a select few
[Maka] In the last few months, health concerns have prompted President José Eduardo dos Santos to make several trips to Spain for medical treatment.
[ANGOP]Luanda -The speaker of the National Assembly (AN), Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, advocated a permanent consultation between the parliaments of Angola and Zambia to assist their governments to make better decisions on matters of bilateral interest.
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, is holding this Friday a private meeting at Luanda’s Presidential Palace with his Zambian counterpart, Edgar Lungu Chagwa.
[Maka]For the first time in history, an Angolan general has been targeted with an international arrest warrant.
MANUEL VICENTE, now seen as the heir apparent to Angola’s long-serving president, José Eduardo dos Santos, has had almost no formal political experience. He has never been elected to any position.