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Angola: Lourenço General Acceptance Levels at Minimum

The current levels of popular acceptance of JOÃO LOURENÇO (JL), especially in urban areas, are considered “lower” than those that were generally associated with his predecessor, JOSÉ EDUARDO DOS SANTOS (JES), in the final phase of the his mandate; it is also estimated that his popularity rate is currently lower than that of his own party, the MPLA. READ MORE