Angola Swears-in of Newly Elected President

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26 heads of states and government are to converge at Angola for the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected president João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço scheduled to hold on Tuesday at the Republic Square in the capital Luanda.

Among the invited guests are Russian President Vladimir Putin, British Prime Minister Teresa May, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the Angolan foreign affairs ministry said.

Already present are; the Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Namibian President Hage Geingob, Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara, President of Cape Verde Jorge Carlos Fonseca, Guinea Bissau President José Mário Vaz, Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Zambian President Egdar Lungu, and Sao Tome and Príncipe President Evaristo do Espírito Santo Carvalho, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, Zimbabwe’s Vice-President Phelekela Mphoko.