Angola: President Lourenço At Swearing-in of Congo's Nguesso

Luanda — The Angolan Head of State João Lourenço is travelling Friday to Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, to witness the swearing-in of local President Denis Sassou Nguesso.

The press officer to the Presidency of the Republic, Luís Fernando, said Thursday in Luanda that President João Lourenço is being accompanied in the trip by the Foreign minister, Téte António, and members of his office.

According to the official, President Lourenço is expected back in the country later this Friday.

Denis Sassou Nguesso was re-elected on 21 March this year with 88,57 percent of the votes, for a new five-year term.

He defeated six opponents led by his main rival, Guy-Brice Parfait Kolélas, who died of Covid-19 short before the election.

The press officer to the Presidency of the Republic, Luís Fernando, said Thursday in Luanda that President João Lourenço is being accompanied in the trip by the Foreign minister, Téte António, and members of his office.

According to the official, President Lourenço is expected back in the country later this Friday.

Denis Sassou Nguesso was re-elected on 21 March this year with 88,57 percent of the votes, for a new five-year term.

He defeated six opponents led by his main rival, Guy-Brice Parfait Kolélas, who died of Covid-19 short before the election.

More From: ANGOP

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.