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Vol 58 No 24

Published 1st December 2017


Angola

Dos Santos clan targeted

The President is dismantling the power of the former first family but there is a thirst for the clean-up to go further

It took less than two months in office for President João Lourenço to take a direct swipe at Isabel dos Santos, Africa's richest woman and the daughter of his predecessor, José Eduardo dos Santos. One popular photo-montage circulating on social media showed Lourenço as Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator with a gun in each hand. The presidency is extremely pleased with the popularity of this image, we hear.

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