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João Manuel Goncalves Lourenço (J-Lo)

Date of Birth: 5 March 1954
Place of Birth: Lobito


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Kabila names his dauphin

In recent weeks Kabila sent top security officials to meet President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and he visited Luanda himself to meet President João Lourenço in efforts to win their support (see Feature Backers and attackers)...


Backers and attackers

President João Lourenço has shown increasing signs of frustration with Kabila since the 2016 security crisis in Congo's Kasaï region...


The rocks she hasn't got

For Isabel dos Santos life in the year since President João Lourenço took over from her father has been difficult...


Discontent takes wing

President João Lourenço excited Angolans with a high-profile anti-corruption campaign that targeted the extended family of former President José Eduardo dos Santos but now cracks are appearing in the squeaky-clean facade as impatience spreads through the streets of Luanda...


A toxic brew

Many believed the case all but dead but Xavier came back with a vengeance last year possibly after obtaining a sympathetic hearing from the new Angolan President João Lourenço...


Obrigado e tchau, Dos Santos

On 27 April the party politburo formally approved the candidacy of the state President João Lourenço to replace his predecessor as MPLA president at a special congress in September...

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Ramaphosa begins world tour

Ramaphosa's presidency is part of the new wave in SADC alongside Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe and João Lourenço in Angola...


Kabila's survival strategy

Kabila has also been feeling the heat from the new Angolan President João Lourenço who is reported to have urged him at a private meeting on 9 December to resolve the security crises in his country and hold elections...


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