Angola Post-Election: What Next? | Chatham House: Independent thinking on international affairs

Česky: Vlajka MPLA-PT.

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Angolan democracy turned another page when the nation went to the polls on 31 August. The ruling party MPLA won with 72% of the vote – 10% less than in 2008 but still a huge majority. Voter participation was approximately 63%, a drop of nearly 20% from 2008.  Voter apathy could be attributable to the fact that in the minds of many Angolans the victory of the MPLA was never in doubt.

Angola Post-Election: What Next? | Chatham House: Independent thinking on international affairs.

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