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Angola (Vol 5, 2008)
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Contents Volume 5, 2008.

The first regular elections in 16 years were the most momentous political event of the year and brought about a massive win for the party in power, the MPLA (‘Movimento Popular para a Libertação de Angola’). Since the end of the civil war in 2002, President José Eduardo dos Santos and his entourage have tightened their grip on power and the resour…

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Schubert, Jon, “Angola (Vol 5, 2008)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 27 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2008_COM_0044>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004178113, ISSN: 1871-2525



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