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Angola's Longtime President Will Rule Even Longer

Jul 19, 2016 | 09:00 GMT
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos sits before his country's flag during a meeting with Belgian leaders in April. Dos Santos has held the presidency since 1979.
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos sits before his country's flag during a meeting with Belgian leaders in April. Dos Santos has held the presidency since 1979.
(BENOIT DOPPAGNE/AFP/Getty Images)

Longtime Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has announced that he will remain chairman of the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola. The move suggests dos Santos will stand for re-election in Angola's next presidential election, though he might not serve a full term....

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