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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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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...


A twist in the Thales

The deal had been agreed by the Council of Ministers with the blessing of President José Eduardo dos Santos...


Remaking an old relationship

The new African allies In May 2008 Sarkozy visited Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos with representatives of Total Air France Castel Thales European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) Bolloré and Société Générale; a month later a treaty followed on reciprocal investment protection...


Sonangol goes international

Fêting Russian President Dmitri Medvedev in Luanda last month President José Eduardo dos Santos and his colleagues from Sonangol played off the Muscovite former backers of the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) against the Beijing-based former backers of late rebel leader Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (UNITA)...


Tshwane's big five

Zuma is grateful to President José Eduardo dos Santos for the loan of an aircraft during the election campaign...


Jobs and votes

President José Eduardo dos Santos may have concluded that both his own prestige and the country’s would be heightened by a nationwide poll and he is sure to win it...


The cement boom

Isabel dos Santos daughter of President José Eduardo dos Santos owns shares (with the Portuguese businessman Américo Amorim) in Ciminvest which in turn owns 49% of Nova Cimangola; the state owns 40...


An offshore imbroglio

Kinshasa's Prime Minister Adolphe Muzito and ministers Célestin Mbuyu (Interior) Alexis Thambwe Mwamba (Foreign Affairs) and René Isekemanga Nkeka (Hydrocarbons) met Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos and Prime Minister António Paulo Kassoma in Luanda on 21 April and agreed to set up a joint technical commission to discuss the maritime border which will meet in May...


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