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Angola: Miala's rise creates turbulence

The head of SINSE, FERNANDO MIALA (FM), has been asserting himself as one of the top officials of the regime that PR JOÃO LOURENÇO most consults in his decision-making processes, including in the appointment of political leaders, as he is the one whose knowledge/ sensitivity about multiple State matters he most values.Intensive contacts and movements have been maintained in circles of the regime with a view to an upcoming reshuffle, thought by JL for the pre-election campaign period (predictably, between the end of 2020 and mid-2021, depending on the evolution of the economic and financial crisis derived from the Covid-19 pandemic). READ MORE