After 38 years in power, former Angolan leader Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, center right, greets incoming President Joao Lourenco, center left, during his inauguration ceremony in Luanda, Angola. (Mavinga / European Pressphoto Agency) By Los Angeles Times Robyn Dixon Contact Reporter After 38 years as president of Angola, Jose Eduardo dos Santos left the nation’s…

Angola is a country in Southern Africa which borders the South Atlantic Ocean and is between Namibia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Despite its massive oil reserves, the country scores low on the human development index – an index that measures the quality of life in a country. Angola suffered from a civil…

By Remi Piet TRT WORLD After nearly forty years in power, Jose Eduardo dos Santos no longer rules Angola. Decades of the Dos Santos Kleptocracy means that the new president will have little power to capture the reins of the economy from the former president’s family. As expected, the Popular Movement for the Liberation of…

By Mary Harper Africa editor, BBC World Service News There has been a lot of talk about how not much is going to change in Angola, despite the impending departure of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has served for nearly 40 years. The oil-rich country, often described as one of the most corrupt in…

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