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Angolan Defense Minister To Replace President Dos Santos

AFRICANGLOBE - Angola’s long-time President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has confirmed he will step down after 37 years in power before August’s poll and has announced his likely successor as Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco , who has also been approved by the ruling Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) party as the candidate heading the list in the August elections.

Angolans Resentful As China Tightens Its Economic Grip

AFRICANGLOBE - It is almost impossible to miss Beijing’s influence in Angola, from construction site signs in Chinese script to expensive Chinese restaurants and seedy “Asian-only” massage parlors in the capital’s alleyways. Despite reservations from jobless Angolans, economists see China’s dominant role in Angola as necessary.

After 33 Years in Power, Why is Angola’s President Seeking 5...

AFRICANGLOBE - Angola's President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, the country's long serving leader is seeking five more years in power in order to "rebuild" an already booming economy in a country that suffered nearly three decades of war.

Angola’s Long-Serving President Seeks Another Term

Angola's President Jose Eduardo dos Santos will seek a new term with former state oil company head Manuel Vicente as his vice- president in...

Angola: Public Official Goes Shopping With State Money

Kero hypermarket, probably the biggest in Angola, might be considered a model private investment, thanks to the way it has improved the range and...