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João Manuel Goncalves Lourenço (J-Lo)

Date of Birth: 05/03/1954
Place of Birth: Lobito


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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...


Discontent takes wing

President João Lourenço excited Angolans with a high-profile anti-corruption campaign that targeted the extended family of former President José Eduardo dos Santos but now cracks are appearing in the squeaky-clean facade as impatience spreads through the streets of Luanda...


A toxic brew

Many believed the case all but dead but Xavier came back with a vengeance last year possibly after obtaining a sympathetic hearing from the new Angolan President João Lourenço...


Obrigado e tchau, Dos Santos

On 27 April the party politburo formally approved the candidacy of the state President João Lourenço to replace his predecessor as MPLA president at a special congress in September...

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Ramaphosa begins world tour

Ramaphosa's presidency is part of the new wave in SADC alongside Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe and João Lourenço in Angola...


Kabila's survival strategy

Kabila has also been feeling the heat from the new Angolan President João Lourenço who is reported to have urged him at a private meeting on 9 December to resolve the security crises in his country and hold elections...


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

President João Lourenço's government has removed José Filomeno dos Santos (aka Zenu) son of former President José Eduardo dos Santos from direct control of Angola's US$5 billion sovereign wealth fund...


Signals of change

Pledging to take on monopolies that short-change consumers and to open discussions with critical civic activists President João Lourenço used a speech at the opening of parliament on 16 October to signal more of the policy changes he intends to make...


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