The constitutional court in Angola on Wednesday upheld the results of the August 23 presidential election won by the ruling MPLA party.
Four opposition parties in Angola on Sunday called for a recount in last week's general election, alleging "irregularities" during the vote that kept the ruling party in power.
The ruling MPLA party won Angola's elections, a poll official announced on Thursday, with party candidate Joao Lourenco now set to succeed President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos who has ruled for 38 years.
Angola's ruling MPLA party said it was on track to win a two-thirds parliamentary majority, based on its own numbers, as votes were still being tallied ahead of an expected release of official results later on Thursday.
Angola's opposition called on the government on Friday to reveal the state of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos' health amid reports that Africa's second-longest ruler is seriously ill at a hospital in Spain. The 74-year-old dos Santos, who…