RISKS THAT STILL THREATEN THE INTEGRITY AND LENGTH OF THE ELECTORAL RESULTS Source: Radio Angola The Law governing the organization of general elections scheduled for August 23, Law No. 36/11, was approved by consensus, not by majority, in December 2011, due to a popular demonstration organized by UNITA in November 2011 This law imposes adequate…

By allAfrica.com Luanda — The Interior Ministry has urged the provincial governments to ban rallies and demonstrations by non-competing organisations, ahead of 23 August general elections. This is expressed in press release distributed Saturday in Luanda. The decision followed the information reached the Interior Ministry of which some non-competing organisations plan to stage street actions…

By Maka Angola A poll commissioned by the office of the Presidency suggests that while the ruling MPLA may still win this month’s general election, their approval rating has plummeted. An astonishing 91% of over 9,000 respondents say that the current MPLA leadership acts in its own interest, and not in the best interest of…

By Reuters LUANDA (Reuters) – The European Union has scrapped plans to observe elections in Angola next month, after Luanda failed to agree to a package of conditions, including access to all parts of the country during the poll, an EU spokesperson said on Friday. The EU expects instead to send a smaller team of…

By Africanews Angola’s National Electoral Commission (CNE) says it is expecting 3,000 national and international election observers in the country during the August 23 general elections. The president of the commission André da Silva Neto told the media last week after a meeting with officials of the interior ministry that they are sending out invitations…

© 2017 - Friends of Angola

All Rights Reserved to  friendsofangola.org