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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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Coming cleanish on the money

The Ministry has not only released data of funds that it has sourced through China’s Eximbank but also shed a little more light on funds sourced by the Gabinete de Reconstrução Nacional (GRN) a more opaque body set up by President José Eduardo dos Santos in 2004 from the China International Fund (CIF)...


Big oil, high stakes

The latest row over China’s US$6 billion credit line to the Luanda government pitted two former intelligence chiefs against each other: General Manuel Hélder Vieira Dias ‘Kopelipa’ the former security advisor to President José Eduardo dos Santos and General Fernando Garcia Miala the long-time military intelligence director...


China's Nova Luanda

The veteran Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer (designer of Brasília) told Britain's Guardian newspaper in August that President José Eduardo dos Santos had asked him to design a new capital city next to Luanda...


Cross patch

Angola's President José Eduardo dos Santos seems to be placated by an agreement reached with Sarkozy on the trial and transport of French arms dealer Pierre Falcone...


Intelligence in a divided house

One highly questionable report claims that Zuma received funds from the Libyan leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi and Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos in return for his support when elected...


Surfing the surge

Banks - including the new Banco Internacional de Crédito in which President José Eduardo dos Santos' daughter Isabel has shares - lend aggressively on relatively long repayment terms...


No ode to joy

Plans for Germany to extend an oil-backed US$1 billion credit facility to President José Eduardo dos Santos' government have hit problems Africa Confidential has learned...


Neighbours undercover

Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos also left early: he seemed irritated by a surprise intervention by Lesotho's Premier Pakalitha Mosisili calling for SADC member-states to push Luanda to hold free elections as soon as possible...


Mugging Miala

Manuel Helder Vieira Dias 'Kopelipa' one of President José Eduardo dos Santos' closest allies has reinforced his powerbase in the services but he remains a divisive figure...


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