2023: Akpabio and Lawan to know fate this month 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the dates for the release of the final lists of candidates in the 2023 general elections.  What’s the date? The final list of candidates for Presidential, Senate, and House of Representatives seats will be released on September 20, ahead of the list of candidates in state elections … Read more

Angola’s ruling party claims election victory

The governing party in Angola, Marxist People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola, MPLA has claimed victory in the country’s election held on Wednesday, after the Election Commission pegged it votes as 51%. The election which recorded a low turn out of voters appears to give incumbent President Joao Lourenco another five-year term, extending MPLA’s … Read more

Mixed reactions trail early results in Angola’s presidential poll 

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As Angolans await the results of Wednesday’s presidential election, some have expressed being discouraged by early predictions of a win for incumbent president João Lourenço.  With 33% of ballots counted, the country’s electoral commission gave the ruling People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) 60.65% of the votes. Trailing in second place is the … Read more