President Mnangagwa in Angola

Precious Nyakudya |  1 year ago | top

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is in Luanda, Angola to attend the inauguration of re-elected Angolan President João Lourenço today. 

The President was received at the Qoatro de Fevereiro International Airport in Luanda by Angola’s External Relations Minister Tete Antonio, Zimbabwe’s ambassador to Angola, Retired Major General Dr Thando Madzvamuse and embassy staff.

President Lourenco’s party, the People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), romped to victory in elections held on August 24, with 51,17 percent of the vote against closest challenger, the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), led by Adalberto Costa junior, which had 43,95 percent. 

Several heads of State from around the world are in Angola to attend the inauguration of President Lourenco, who will serve for a second term after his first election in 2017.