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Angola: Lourenço Applied in Damage Containment From Impeachment Process

The probability of parliamentary approval of the proposal to challenge the mandate of João Lourenço (JL) is considered “low”, but UNITA's initiative, regardless of the outcome of the process, is perceived to leave the current PR and his regime even more weakened.

The obstruction that the MPLA prepared to the process, with the use of expedients and/or administrative or legal devices, seems to have been abandoned in favor of a path that allows a more normal/faster process, including a “caution” of guarantees of rejection of the impeachment at the time of its final vote. READ MORE