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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

Date of Birth: 28 August 1942
Place of Birth: Luanda


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J-Lo suffers party backlash

President João Lourenço promised an end to the corruption that characterised the rule of his predecessor José Eduardo dos Santos to the impunity of the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola and a new role for an emboldened civil society...


Mounting protests face police violence

The emergence of former defence minister Lourenço as MPLA's presidential candidate was meant to boost the party's standing among voters tired of the grand corruption and depredations linked to outgoing President José Eduardo dos Santos in power since 1979...


The temporary consul

Miclet who has business interests in several African countries and travels on a Benin diplomatic passport is said to have made part of his wealth in Angola where he managed a company called 5M from 2010 to 2012 and Nova Distribuidora Alimentar e Diversos (NDAD) which was linked to Angolan generals during the presidency of José Eduardo dos Santos...


Lourenço faces the crunch

ExileEx-President José Eduardo dos Santos is immune from prosecution until 2022 and he is for now safe in exile in Barcelona...


The fight over the missing billions goes global

In what is set to be a gargantuan legal battle stretching over many years the government of President João Lourenço is stepping up action to recover several billion dollars in assets that it says were fraudulently transferred out of Angola by the family of former President José Eduardo dos Santos and his political allies...


The sins of the father

He's the first member of the Dos Santos family to be put on trial for financial crimes two years after ex-President Jose Eduardo dos Santos left office...

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Short circuits

A Portuguese businessman with little track record in Africa Machado is said to be close to Hugo Pêgo the husband of Welwitschia dos Santos the second daughter of Angola's former President José Eduardo dos Santos...


Lourenço woos New York elite

Some say inequality has worsened since he came to power as his government struggles with the legacy of the José Eduardo dos Santos years...


A shake-up takes shape

This month also saw the return of another Kabila rival Sindika Dokolo son-in-law of the former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos (AC Vol 58 No 15 Losing control in Kasaï)...


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)...


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