There has been a lot of talk about how not much is going to change after Angolans voted in an election that will see the departure of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has served for nearly 40 years. The longtime leader has laid the groundwork for a hand-picked successor in the oil-rich country, making it highly unlikely for corruption and human rights concerns to vanish - but who knows whether João Lourenço will, or will not govern in the same way as his predecessor?
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