Basic Facts about the Government & Parliament

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Head of State and President Jose Eduardo dos Santos Government: President Jose Eduardo dos Santos
   
Government Type: Multi-Party Democracy with a Semi-Executive Presidency
   
Prime Minister: Fernando Da Piedade Dias dos Santos "Nando"
   
Cabinet: 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)
   
Next Elections: 2013
   
Party of Government: MPLA (The Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola)
   
Main Opposition Party: UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola)