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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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Jungle justice

This time the campaigners dropped claims about Angola's José Eduardo dos Santos and Burkina Faso’s Blaise Campaoré two of Paris’s favoured Presidents...


The man who says no

French President Nicolas Sarkozy telephoned Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos to encourage the creation of an African Union force for Congo...


Stand and deliver

The crushing victory of the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) in the parliamentary elections on 5-6 September opens the way for veteran party leader President José Eduardo dos Santos to stand again at the presidential election due in 2009 and to change Angola’s constitution at the party’s whim...


The Angolagate trial

The story began in 1993 with President José Eduardo dos Santos’s request for arms to fight Jonas Savimbi’s União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola rebels; this was passed by Jean-Bernard Curial the Parti Socialiste’s Africa expert to Bruno Delhaye who advised the French President on African affairs...


Concrete overcoats

One possible benefactor may be the hyper-contractor daughter of President José Eduardo dos Santos Isabel...


Elections at last

This will provide the legal justification for President José Eduardo dos Santos to run for office again if as expected a presidential election is called next year...


Campaign coffers

Although he holds no party office Archer Mangueira President José Eduardo dos Santos' Economic Advisor attended the fund-raising meeting...


Muzzling the media

Another grievance is that during the election campaign the state media have given lavish coverage to ceremonial openings and inaugurations by President José Eduardo dos Santos...


A cocaine coup fails

He failed though to win support from the Chief of General Staff General Baptista Tagme na Waie with whom he had been (apparently) reconciled with the help of Nino Vieira’s patron Angola’s President José Eduardo dos Santos...


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