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Vol 49 No 19

Published 19th September 2008


Angola

Stand and deliver

The election has reinforced the MPLA's dominance and emboldened its leaders to promise an economic revolution

body>The crushing victory of the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) in the parliamentary elections on 5-6 September opens the way for veteran party leader President José Eduardo dos Santos to stand again at the presidential election due in 2009 and to change Angola’s constitution at the party’s whim.

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