Angola's dos Santos hands over the baton after 38 years
Tuesday September 26 2017
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and former Defence minister Joao Lourenco holding hands during a campaign rally in Luanda. PHOTO | AFP
The ceremony at the Praça da República in Marginal da Praia do Bispo in Luanda, was presided over by the Constitutional Court President, Mr Rui Ferreira.
The opposition parties; the Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Unita), the Board of Convergence for Angolan Salvation- Electoral Coalition (Casa-Ce), the Social Renovation Party (PRS) and National Front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA), shunned the ceremony.