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Vol 49 No 14

Published 4th July 2008


Angola

Daughters and generals

Top of the list of Angola's fat cats is the family of President José Eduardo dos Santos. Its latest visible acquisition, in January, was Channel Two of the public television service Televisão Pública de Angola (TPA), which should come in handy at election time. The vehicle was the firm Investimentos, where a key figure is Welwitschia, or 'Tchizé' dos Santos, the President's youngest daughter. She at once handed out a contract to Semba Communications, run by José Avelino Eduardo dos Santos, her brother.

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