Angolan opposition to contest tightly-fought vote

Angolan opposition to contest tightly-fought vote

Angola’s biggest opposition party has vowed to contest last week’s election results that saw the long-ruling MPLA win by a significantly reduced majority. The August 24 elections were the most hotly contested in the oil-rich country since its first...
Angola since independence

Angola since independence

Here are key dates in Angola’s post-independence history ahead of elections on August 24. President Joao Lourenco, whose party has led the country since independence, is seeking a second term. – Civil war – On November 11, 1975, Angola becomes...