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Angola: Lourenço Ignores UNITA and Internal Opponents

The first attitudes/decisions of JOÃO LOURENÇO (JL) in the exercise of his new mandate are considered “revealing” that he acted influenced by the (not externalized) recognition that he left the recent electoral process doubly weakened – in relation to the opposition and, internally, in the party itself – which, in his mind, forces him to safeguard himself and launch into a self recovery. READ MORE