Dos Santos has ruled the country for 37 years and Joao Lourenco, a defence minister, is expected to run for president.
The lawyers accuse the Angolan president of nepotism and violating Angolan probity law
The opposition say the country's long-serving ruler is trying to become an "absolute king"
Angolan rebels claim to have killed 30 troops; expecting 'massive military invasion' from government
Though small, seccesionist Cabinda accounts for much of Angola's oil production, which makes the country the second largest exporter in Africa.
Hardly a single African country has both marvellously survived a long-term leader’s rule and gone on to prosper without missing a step
She is following Mariah Carey's lucrative footsteps, but rights groups are demanding she cancels her trip.
Within the next 5 years two of Africa’s long-serving leaders - Angola's dos Santos and Zimbwe's Mugabe- will either leave us or step down from power.
Uganda leader is one of longest-serving African rulers after Equatorial Guinea's Nguema, Angola’s dos Santos, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe and Cameroon’s Biya.
A few cases sold on the black market could even buy a plane ticket to Lisbon on the state airline.
Compaore & Co.: Veteran African rulers and the inventions that found them in power. 7 were in before the Internet!
Some African leaders have been around longer than the Internet...and the Sony Walkman found and left them in office.