José Eduardo dos Santos has relinquished Angola’s presidency but remains leader of the ruling party and in control of key posts. A split with his successor seems probable.
With President Dos Santos not standing in Angola’s elections for the first time in 37 years, can we expect changes or more of the same?
Angola’s capital Luanda has been developing, just like the nation itself, into one of the most intriguing places in Africa.
A brief outline of Angola’s history.