Angola – 2017 Elections – Forecast

Angola – 2017 Elections – Forecast

17th August 2017 Africa, Analysis

Angolans will be heading to the polls on 23 August, to elect the 220 Members of the National Assembly, while the candidate of the party with the highest number of seats will automatically become President. This year’s election is unique, it marks the end of an era for long-time leader Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, who has announced his retirement from the top seat. As the candidates wrap up a long campaign period, we look at which party stands the highest chance of winning the election and the situation that could prevail in the aftermath of such a result.

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