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...
Dos Santos children agree to state funeral in Angola

Dos Santos children agree to state funeral in Angola

Several of late Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos’s children have agreed to hold a state funeral for their father in Angola but only after an election there in August, they said in a letter seen Wednesday by AFP. Dos Santos, who ruled the oil-rich...