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Joao Lourenco and MPLA supporters. (Photo/Manuel de Almeida/EPA).

Angola’s Ruling Rarty Retains Power, But Faces Legitimacy Test As It Also Lost Support Across The Country

Vote tallying was a fiasco. The landslide by long-ruling MPLA was potentially a total fabrication.


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Materials from the last presidential election in 2011. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is not up for re-election. (Photo/ Brittany Danisch)

After Somalia’s Vote, Here Are Africa’s Other Elections In 2017: Some Are Going To Be Dicey

Angola, Liberia, DR Congo, Rwanda and Kenya will all have presidential elections this year, more than a dozen more countries will hold parliamentary, municipal or local polls