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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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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...


A sick man's contest

Internationally Banda is a friend of the old-style leaders including Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe and his Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front's lieutenants; he was close to Angola's José Eduardo dos Santos when they were both Foreign Ministers...


One party rule

The not-so spontaneous Movimento Nacional Espontâneo which backs the MPLA and President José Eduardo dos Santos organises celebrations and sports meetings in provincial centres on the ancient Roman principle that bread and circuses will keep the people quiet...


Daughters and generals

Top of the list of Angola's fat cats is the family of President José Eduardo dos Santos...


Friends old and new

President José Eduardo dos Santos and Emilio Odebrecht boss of the Brazilian construction group that bears his name are good friends...


The neighbours start to turn

Yet SADC member states remain divided on the issue with South Africa’s President Thabo Mbeki and Angola’s José Eduardo dos Santos still blocking resolutions against Mugabe...


A family business

In April Sindika Dokolo a Congo-Kinshasa-born businessman and husband of Isabel dos Santos daughter of Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos was made an administrator of Amorim Energia registered in the Netherlands and part of Portugal’s Amorim group...


The stand against Mugabe

Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos says Mwanawasa is going beyond his powers as Chairman and claims responsibility for Zimbabwe's affairs as head of SADC's Office for Politics Defence and Security...


Gaydamak goes

Questions surround the resignation of President José Eduardo dos Santos's confidant special consultant and billionaire Arkady Gaydamak on 6 April as well as the fate of Gaydamak's diplomatic passport...


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