The wife of newly sworn-in president of Angola Ana Dias de Lourenco (right) walks with outgoing leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos at the inauguration ceremony for Joao Lourenco in Luanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP The wife of newly sworn-in president of Angola Ana Dias de Lourenco (right) walks with outgoing leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos at the inauguration ceremony for Joao Lourenco in Luanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
The wife of newly sworn-in president of Angola Ana Dias de Lourenco (right) walks with outgoing leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos at the inauguration ceremony for Joao Lourenco in Luanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Africa

Angola gets new president after 38 years, but the old one and his family still cling to power

Outgoing leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been granted immunity from prosecution, he remains leader of the ruling party, and all his senior security appointees will be retained until 2025

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The wife of newly sworn-in president of Angola Ana Dias de Lourenco (right) walks with outgoing leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos at the inauguration ceremony for Joao Lourenco in Luanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP The wife of newly sworn-in president of Angola Ana Dias de Lourenco (right) walks with outgoing leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos at the inauguration ceremony for Joao Lourenco in Luanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
The wife of newly sworn-in president of Angola Ana Dias de Lourenco (right) walks with outgoing leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos at the inauguration ceremony for Joao Lourenco in Luanda on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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