Angola: Unita challenges MPLA’s narrow victory

Issue 467 - 02 Sep 2022 | 1 minute read

President João Lourenço and his ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) were declared the winners in Angola’s 24 August general election. Equally predictably, the opposition led by the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (Unita) has contested the result, which was announced on 29 August by the National Electoral Commission (CNE).

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