Angola’s President Joao Lourenco celebrates after winning a second five-year term. Photo: EPA-EFE
Angola’s President Joao Lourenco celebrates after winning a second five-year term. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Angola’s president Lourenco wins second term

  • Ex-Marxist party MPLA confirmed in power extending five-decade rule, handing President Joao Lourenco a second term
  • Election has been overshadowed by a struggling economy, inflation, poverty, drought and the death of Lourenco’s predecessor

Angola’s President Joao Lourenco celebrates after winning a second five-year term. Photo: EPA-EFE
Angola’s President Joao Lourenco celebrates after winning a second five-year term. Photo: EPA-EFE
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