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Angola ruling party backs President Joao Lourenco for second term (Al Jazeera)

Angola’s governing party, which has held power for nearly half a century, has selected incumbent President Joao Lourenco as their candidate in next year’s election.

Members of the People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) on Friday overwhelmingly re-elected Lourenco as party leader at a congress held in the capital, Luanda.

Angola ruling party backs President Joao Lourenco for second term | News | Al Jazeera