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Angola

João Manuel Goncalves Lourenço (J-Lo)

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


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One-party stasis

At its first meeting the new Central Committee elected João Lourenço as vice-president...

A growing consensus however among senior party leaders now holds that Dos Santos will not stand as the party candidate next year leaving João Lourenço to take that spot with a family member probably Zenu or Isábel as vice presidential candidate...


The MPLA sticks to its course

Within the MPLA the names to look out for joining the Vicente team include António Pitra Neto João Lourenço and António Paulo Kassoma...


The succession question

That was the experience of former MPLA Secretary General João Lourenço now Vice-President of the National Assembly and former MPLA Vice-President António Pitra Neto now Minister of Labour and a businessman...

Names floated include Pitra Neto João Lourenço Kassoma or Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos ‘Nando' the former Vice-President and current President of the National Assembly who has a footprint in the army police and intelligence services...


Political hurdles ahead

Angola’s state media reported that at the ANC’s conference in Polokwane Zuma met João Lourenço and Paulo Jorge of the MPLA and Ambassador Miguel Neto...


Succession sagas

There is a danger in peaking too early and they will be guided by the experience of former party Secretary General João Lourenço who stuck his head above the parapet too soon and was taken out...


Vanishing votes

The last pretender former MPLA Secretary General João Lourenço was swiftly sidelined by Dos Santos...


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