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Angola Ruling Party Sweeps to Election Win

Posted September 3rd, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Election results in Angola show the party of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos sweeping to an easy victory. Angola’s election commission says with most of the votes counted, the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola had 72 percent of the vote. The leading opposition party, UNITA, won 18 percent. The new opposition Casa party […]

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Angolan State Media Declare Dos Santos, MPLA Big Winners

Posted September 2nd, 2012 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Angola’s state run media say the ruling party of President Eduardo dos Santos is the big winner in the country’s national election. The state election commission said with 85 percent of the votes counted Mr. dos Santos’ Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, or MPLA, had almost three quarters of the vote. The leading […]

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Angola Says Dos Santos’ Ruling Party Has Big Election Lead

Posted September 2nd, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Angola’s electoral commission says the ruling party of President Eduardo dos Santos has a big lead with most of the votes counted after Friday’s national election, effectively extending his 33 years in power. In a statement Sunday, the commission said Mr. dos Santos’ Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, or MPLA, had almost three-quarters […]

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Early Election Results Signal Victory for Angola’s Ruling Party

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Angola’s preliminary election results indicate the ruling party of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos captured almost three-quarters of the vote, a move that could extend the president’s 33-year-rule. Election officials said Saturday that provisional results from Friday’s polling show the ruling People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola captured 74-percent of the vote. The results […]

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First Angolan Election Results Expected Saturday

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Preliminary results of the Angolan elections are expected Saturday. The tally from Friday’s vote is expected to extend the 33-year rule of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and his MPLA party. The MPLA won the last election four years ago with 82 percent of the vote, trouncing its former civil war foe UNITA and other […]

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Angolan Polls Close; Irregularities Reported

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Voters in Angola cast ballots Friday in national elections, which the party of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is expected to win easily. Voting appeared to go relatively smoothly during the day, although several irregularities were reported. The main opposition party, UNITA, used the incidents to fuel its claims of fraud and said it will […]

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Angolan Polls Open; Dos Santos Expected to Win

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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Elections are underway in Angola, where long-time President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is expected to easily win another term. Voters began heading to the polls at 7:00 am local time to cast ballots for parliamentarians who will choose the country’s president for the next five years. Mr. dos Santos’ MPLA party won the last election […]

Easy Poll Win Expected for Angola Ruling Party

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Angolans vote Friday in an election expected to extend the rule of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and his MPLA party. The MPLA won the last election four years ago with 82 percent of the vote, trouncing its former civil war foe UNITA and other parties. Analysts say the party and president appear to retain […]

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Angola Denies $32 Billion Missing in State Funds

Posted January 18th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Angola’s government is denying reports that $32 billion has gone missing from state funds thought to be linked to the country’s state-run oil company. In a statement Wednesday, reported in Angolan media, the government denied the missing money, saying there was a discrepancy in the accounts related to inadequate record keeping. It said authorities are […]

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Rights Group Wants Angola to Explain Missing $32 Billion

Posted December 21st, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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A rights group says Angola must account for $32 billion in missing government funds thought to be linked to the state oil company. Human Rights Watch, citing a report by the International Monetary Fund, says the money was spent or transferred between 2007 and 2010 without being properly accounted for in the budget. The sum […]

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