Basic Facts about the Government & Parliament

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Head of State:

President Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco


Government Type:

Multi-Party Democracy with a Semi-Executive Presidency


Prime Minister:

Fernando Da Piedade Dias dos Santos "Nando"



Council of Ministers appointed by the President


National Legislature:

National Assembly with 220 seats (unicameral Assembleia Nacional, members elected by proportional vote to serve four-year term)


Party of Government:

MPLA (The Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola)


Main Opposition Party: UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola)