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Isabel dos Santos sacked as Sonangol chair

Angolan President Joao Lourenco dismissed Isabel dos Santos as chair of the state oil company Sonangol on Wednesday, in a dramatic move against the family of the former president.

Angola’s new president Lourenco sworn in

The new president of Angola Joao Lourenco on Tuesday was sworn in at a ceremony in the country's capital Luanda after his ruling party, the MPLA won general elections last month.

Angola’s ruling party wins elections

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.

Son-in-law of Angola’s president jailed in DR Congo

The son-in-law of Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos said on Thursday that a Congolese court had sentenced him in absentia to one year in prison for real estate fraud, a move that could further strain relations between the…

Angola opposition demands answers about dos Santos’ health

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…