Dos Santos's long reign has seen the end of Angola's bloody civil war that lasted from 1975 to 2002
Even if the outcome is as predicted, the margin of victory will be watched closely
Dos Santos's long rule has seen the end of Angola's bloody civil war that lasted from 1975 to 2002
President Eduardo Jose Dos Santos who has ruled Angola since 1979 will not contest the August 23 election
And after 38 years in power, he will retire on a pension not far short of his current salary.
The about-turn follows a rare rally in March when roughly 200 demonstrators protested against the proposed bill under heavy police surveillance in the...
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has been dogged by reports of poor health, has returned to Luanda after nearly a month in Spain, party officials...
Some 20,000 people who have fled are now in or around three holding camps in Dundo in Angola's far north, living in increasingly dire conditions, according...
Dos Santos, 74, who has been in power since 1979 announced that he will not contest the election.
The official death toll was 17 dead and 58 injured
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