The August 23 polls were largely said to have been held smoothly and without incident across the country. The CNE has previously described the vote as one that met international standards.
— Sonia Rolley (@soniarolley) August 24, 2017
Six parties are vying to take over the seat of outgoing President Eduardo dos Santos. The political parties include the ruling MPLA led by Joao Lourenco, main opposition UNITA led by Isaias Samakuva, FNLA, PRS, APN and the coalition CASA-CE party.