The Nordic Africa Institute library staff has compiled this web dossier to coincide with the elections in Angola on 5 September 2008.
Literature in the library
Use the quick links below to locate titles dealing with topics of interest in the library catalogue, AfricaLit. The lists consist of literature - books and articles - in the form of fiction, non-fiction/factual information and official publications, as well as of other material.
The library suggests the following keywords when searching the library catalogue:
democracy, democratization, elections, electoral systems, peace keeping, political history, political development, political parties, political participation, presidency, political leadership.
This is a selection of websites dealing with the election in Angola. Many more items are available online on websites and in discussion forums. More links related to this topic are found in the link collection
A Guide to Africa on the Internet.
African Political Resources
Listings of political sites sorted by country, with links to parties, organisations, governments, media and more.
Angola Press Agency (ANGOP)
Latest news from Angola.
World leaders / Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Government
An online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments published and updated by the Central Intelligence Agency.
Selected online articles and reports
"Angola: doubts over free and fair elections". Article from Human Rights Watch. New York, 13 August, 2008.
"Angola: how free will the elections be?". Article from IRIN Africa, part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. 25 August, 2008.
"Opposition parties and the upcoming 2008 parliamentary elections in Angola". Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2008:9).