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Angola

João Manuel Goncalves Lourenço (J-Lo)

Date of Birth: 05/03/1954
Place of Birth: Lobito


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Leaders who retire, leaders who don't

Candidates in contention will include the frontrunner and Dos Santos' choice MPLA Secretary General João Lourenço; tough Interior Minister Fernando Piedade dos Santos 'Nando'; and Western-friendly reformist former MPLA Secretary General Lopo do Nascimento...


Who blinks first?

He was quickly dressed down by MPLA Secretary General João Lourenço...


War against peace

The MPLA's powerful Secretary General João Lourenço severely criticised what he called the 'false prophets' of peace...

His resolve seems to have stiffened perhaps because of the Pinochet factor (the risk of facing trial in retirement) perhaps by signs that rivals notably João Lourenço were trying to groom themselves to take over...


Decision time

MPLA General Secretary João Lourenço now being tipped for the succession will come under greater scrutiny...


War drums sounding

João Lourenço head of the MPLA parliamentary caucus and Information Secretary leads the government's propaganda efforts...


The state is sick 

João Lourenço the MPLA's spokesperson is kept busy managing crises and defending party unity...


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