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Isabel dos Santos

Date of Birth: 1973


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Clash of the kings

Pham cited the contrasting example of Angola backing President João Lourenço's pursuit of the Dos Santos family which led to the freezing in December last year of assets in Angola owned by Isabel dos Santos and her husband Sindika Dokolo...

That was an unfortunate example as Dokolo who is from Congo-Kinshasa and his associate Moïse Katumbi former governor of Katanga and driven from the country by Kabila had asked Tshisekedi to put pressure on the Angola government to relent in its campaign against Isabel dos Santos...


Lourenço faces the crunch

The pursuit by investigative journalists and Luanda's prosecutors of Isabel dos Santos offers a temporary distraction from the country's economic meltdown (AC Vol 61 No 2 The fight over the missing billions goes global)...

Enthusiasm to see Isabel dos Santos on trial in Luanda may wane as the myriad legal cases around her US$2...

Isabel dos Santos's fortune is the most notorious...


The fight over the missing billions goes global

For over a year Angolan emissaries have been trying to persuade United States' officials to impose sanctions on Isabel dos Santos via the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control a measure that would bar her from visiting the US and her companies from business transactions in US dollars...

Isabel dos Santos whose assets in Angola were frozen by court order on 23 December is in London where she has substantial assets and her father is at his villa in Barcelona protected by private security operatives...

A day before his meeting with Portugal's chief prosecutor Gago in Lisbon Grós said in Luanda that he would issue an international warrant against Isabel dos Santos if she failed to cooperate with the investigations...

The state investigation said Grós will form the basis of criminal charges against Isabel Dos Santos and several Portuguese nationals working with her...

Without referring to Da Cunha's death Isabel dos Santos pushed back against the government's planned charges accusing it of a 'concentrated and well-coordinated attack ahead of elections'...

A Luanda court froze Isabel dos Santos's assets in Angola on 31 December...

It is reports of these 'voluntary repatriations' that underlie Isabel dos Santos's criticisms of a 'highly selective' campaign to repatriate state assets...

As the storm over Isabel dos Santos's business methods raged in the international media she announced that might consider running as a presidential candidate in the next election...


Sonangol's head rolls

Saturnino replaced the billionaire Isabel dos Santos as CEO of the state oil company in late 2017 only two months after President João Lourenço took office in what was then seen as one of his boldest moves against the business and patronage network built during the 37-year reign of his predecessor José Eduardo dos Santos (AC Vol 58 No 24 Dos Santos clan targeted)...

When Saturnino replaced Isabel dos Santos at the end of 2017 he accused her of mismanagement and directing consultancy fees to her own companies...


The rocks she hasn't got

For Isabel dos Santos life in the year since President João Lourenço took over from her father has been difficult...


Obrigado e tchau, Dos Santos

Isabel dos Santos the ex-President's eldest daughter was ejected from the state oil company Sonangol in November 2017 and further embarrassed in February by her successor Carlos Saturnino...

Vilified by Isabel dos Santos as the man responsible for Sonangol's decline he is now given preferential treatment at the company's events which he attends together with Saturnino...

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Dos Santos clan targeted

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...


Dos Santos Inc. sinking

The demotion mirrors what happened to Zenu's sister Isabel dos Santos chief executive of the state-owned oil company Sonangol...


Afro optimism loses momentum

Scepticism also persists towards oil producer Angola where inflation remains at perilously high levels amid currency depreciation and the restructuring at the state oil company Sonangol under the leadership of the former First Daughter Isabel dos Santos is yet to convince investors (AC Vol 58 No 20 New man takes it slow)...


Signals of change

Angola's largest and only private mobile telecommunications company is Unitel of which Isabel dos Santos is a major shareholder...

One appointment is likely to have ruffled Isabel dos Santos's feathers...

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