Angola’s former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos on Saturday handed over the reins of the ruling MPLA party to President Joao Lourenco after dominating politics for nearly four decades.....
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President of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos, has returned home after 17 days in Spain where he traveled to for medical treatment and holiday.
President dos Santos, 74, arrived in Luanda late Wednesday, accompanied by the First Lady, Ana Paula dos Santos.
The veteran leader has visited the...
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Angola and Zimbabwe counterparts are main African rulers spending weeks abroad seeking medical attention.
The presidents wield considerable power, and their absence has stoked investor uncertainty and stirred talk about succession.
“The situation hasn’t been...
President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola has announced that he'll step down this year after 38 years in power.
He made the announcement while addressing members of his ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola party (MPLA). He told the meeting of the governing MPLA party that...
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos will step down in 2017.
National Radio of Angola said that Defence Minister Joao Lourenco would take over as MPLA leader, in news confirmed to AFP by Joao Pinto, a senior member of the ruling party.
"The president will not be a candidate and he...