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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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Football, contracts and then votes

At the congress of the governing Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) in December President José Eduardo dos Santos once more postponed the general elections until 2012 at the earliest...


Luanda's oil lifeline

In mid-July President José Eduardo dos Santos announced that the government owed contractors mostly from Brazil and Portugal some $6...


Reshuffling Luanda's Beijing connection

The news that José dos Santos da Silva Ferreira is to head a new super ministry which will oversee Chinese contracts and projects is a strong vote of no-confidence by President José Eduardo dos Santos in the former head of the Gabinete de Reconstrução Nacional General Helder van Kopelilpa...


    Vol 3 (AAC) No 2 |
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Stanley Ho

His companies will operate the casino in Luanda's soon-to-be-completed Hotel Intercontinental with Isabel dos Santos daughter of Angola's President José Eduardo dos Santos as partner...


The junta rewards new friends

Playing the role of intermediary with the Hong Kong and Singapore-based companies allows President José Eduardo dos Santos and heads of parastatals like Sonangol’s Manuel Vicente to build up greater political and diplomatic capital...


Throwing out the neighbours

President José Eduardo dos Santos stayed away from the 24 October summit of the regional body the Communauté Economique des Etats d'Afrique Centrale in Kinshasa...


Good judge, bad judge

President José Eduardo dos Santos's government which called for the trial to be terminated because it violated Angolan sovereignty looks unlikely to act strongly against French interests: Total is investing $10 billion in Angola's oil industry and last year Sarkozy paid a business-boosting state visit to Luanda ahead of the trial...


Africa joins the billion club

Joseph Kabila became President of Congo-Kinshasa at the age of 35 President José Eduardo dos Santos of Angola first took office when he was 37...


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