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José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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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)...


Goodbye to all that

João Lourenço will consolidate his power in 2019 cashing in on his popularity and position as President of both the country and the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertacão de Angola (MPLA) to weed out the last tendrils of the network of influence of his predecessor José Eduardo dos Santos...


The Twelve Fixes of Christmas

   Yet Kabila may also choose to consider the experience of his long-ruling neighbour José Eduardo dos Santos who carefully picked Joao Lourenço to succeed him after extensive and meticulous deliberation only to find his legacy and network torn to shreds within months...

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