Jon Schubert and Gilson Lázaro, professors from the Universities of Basel and Angola respectively, write in an article published on the Conversation that ahead of the August 2022 elections, in which President João Lourenço is running for a second term, hopes of a shift from the authoritarian and corrupt era of his predecessor have largely been dashed. Popular dissatisfaction and anger among Angolans, they say has led to the formation of a broad political opposition front, which for the first time brings together under one umbrella key opposition leaders and offers a credible alternative for those disaffected with Lourenço and his party. To read more about this story visit the News Blog page on the Future Media website.