Joao Lourenco
Angola’s long legacy of centralised control 

Angola’s long legacy of centralised control 

  The ruling MPLA’s culture of dominance ensures control Joăo Lourenço largely proved critics wrong after coming to power as Angola’s second post-civil war leader in 2017. As José Eduardo dos Santos’ preferred...

A flawed legacy

A flawed legacy

The outgoing Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos has managed to dilute his own legacy, undermining his own achievements and those of his country At the end of September 1979, the Angolan ruling party presented...