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Samakuva to Step Down as UNITA Opposition Party Leader in Angola
The veteran leader of Angola's largest opposition party said Wednesday that he would step down to allow someone else to keep the new government of President Joao Lourenco to account.
Isaias Samakuva, who has led UNITA since 2003, said a new leader should take the party forward through the "new political cycle."
He announced his departure a day after Lourenco was sworn in as only the third president of Angola since independence from Portugal in 1975, ending 38 years...