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José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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Succession discussions

Taboo for years the question of who will succeed President José Eduardo dos Santos has finally come into the open...


Fixing finances

President José Eduardo dos Santos is lobbying for US President Barack Obama to stop over in Luanda later this year Africa Confidential understands...


School meals and bullets

President José Eduardo dos Santos was so angered by the closure that he held up the accreditation of the new US Ambassador Christopher McMullen for six months...


Defying the democracy wave

The opposition’s attempts to bring the spirit of North Africa’s democracy wave failed to bring the masses on to the streets of Luanda but still worried a government surrounded by speculation about the successor to President José Eduardo dos Santos...


Oil state on the record

On 24 February in Luanda Manuel Vicente head of the highly secretive state-owned oil company Sociedade Nacional de Combustíveis de Angola and a possible successor to President José Eduardo dos Santos announced record profits for Sonangol of over US$3 billion for 2010...


Democracy standoff

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and Burkinabè President Blaise Compaoré who insisted that the AU stick to its position of backing Ouattara as the legitimate winner of November’s elections clashed at the Summit with Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos and South Africa’s Jacob Zuma (AC Vol 52 No 3)...


Elections on trial

Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos is one of the staunchest supporters of President Laurent Gbagbo along with sundry Israeli and Russian officials...


Shine on you crazy diamond

Leviev’s fortunes in Angola have been tied to his relationship with Russian businessmen and President José Eduardo dos Santos’s daughter Isabel...


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