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Angola

Manuel Domingos Vicente

Date of Birth: 15 May 1956
Place of Birth: Luanda


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The MPLA plans a landslide

A boost for the opposition has come in the form of a distinctly lacklustre public performance by MPLA vice-presidential candidate Manuel Vicente former head of state oil giant Sonangol and probable successor to Dos Santos...


Luanda’s crude power

Somoil’s shareholders are reported to include Desidério da Graça Verissimo e Costa a former Sonangol Deputy Director Oil Minister in 2002-08 and ex-husband of Maria Ruth Neto sister of Angola’s first President António Agostinho Neto (AC Vol 48 No 5 Authoritarian alliances); Joaquim Duarte da Costa David Industry Minister former Sonangol Chairman; Aníbal Teixeira da Silva Deputy Oil Minister; Manuel Domingos Vicente Sonangol Chairman 2001-12; José Paiva Director of Sonangol Limited in London and Chairman of the Board of Banco Africano de Investimentos (BAI); Abílio Gomes Deputy Finance Minister 2001; Alberto de la Vieter de Almeida e Sousa Somoil Director General and in 2005 a senior Sonangol manager...

Former Sonangol Chairman Manuel Vicente the Minister of State for the Military General Manuel Hélder Vieira Dias Júnior ‘Kopelipa’ and Presidential Telecommunications Advisor Leopoldino Fragoso do Nascimento ‘Dino’ each held an equal 33...


The rich list

Even though he lacks appeal within the party the frontrunner is the former Chairman of the state oil giant Sonangol Manuel Vicente now the new Minister for Economic Coordination...


Marques takes them on

In the criminal complaint submitted in early January to Attorney General João Maria Moreira de Sousa Marques alleges that Manuel Domingos Vicente the head of the state-owned oil company Sonangol General Manuel Hélder Vieira Dias Júnior 'Kopelipa' (see Pointer Cutting rivalries) Minister of State and head of the Military Bureau at the Presidency and Gen...


Beijing bets on Dos Santos

Revelations that the low-cost units are now being sold for $200 000 and marketed by a company linked to newly elected Vice-President and former Sonangol chief Manuel Domingos Vicente (AAC Vol 5 No 4 Home sweet Chinese home and Capitalists and communists) have angered many people...


Home, sweet Chinese home

Its political importance is evident from the fact that President José Eduardo dos Santos has appointed Sonangol’s Chief Executive Officer Manuel Vicente Minister of Economic Planning with oversight of China-financed reconstruction projects...


MPLA curbs the media

It later emerged that the consortium behind it includes Manuel Vicente Chairman of the state oil company Sonangol General Leopoldino Fragoso do Nascimento ‘Dino’ head of communications in the presidency and Manuel Hélder Vieira Dias ‘Kopelipa’ Angola’s most powerful general and Minister of State...


The succession players

The following are in contention for the presidential or vice-presidential nomination: • Manuel Vicente: Chairman of the all-powerful state oil company Sonangol; long tipped as a successor especially as he said in April that he would resign but he is not liked in the MPLA and lacks a military background...


Vicente to succeed Dos Santos?

Luanda’s rumour mill has gone into overdrive after the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola and the privately-owned Novo Jornal suggested that President José Eduardo dos Santos may stand down before or after next year’s elections – possibly in favour of Manuel Vicente boss of the state oil company Sonangol...


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