New President of the TC of Angola and the CJCA

The Angolan president appointed on August 19, 2021, Judge Counselor Laurinda Jacinto Prazeres Cardoso as president of the Constitutional Tribunal. Ms. Laurinda Cardoso had served as Secretary of State for Territorial Administration in April 2020.

The vacancy in the CT comes after the former president, Mr. Manuel Aragão, appointed to the position in 2017, left the post at his request.

Marital status:
Married, two children.

Academic background

- Bachelor's degree in Law, legal option - Economics from the Faculty of Law of the Universidade Agostinho Neto, Angola.
- Certified for the preparation of professional qualifications by MAPESS.
- Post-graduation in Law and Business at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Agostinho Neto in cooperation with the University of Coimbra.

Professional career

- October 2020 - Secretary of State for Territorial Administration.

LANGUAGES: Portuguese, English and French.