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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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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...


Books on the boom

Soares is fascinated by the extraordinary survival skills of the oil-backed ruling class: some of Africa's longest-serving rulers - notably Gabon's Omar Bongo Ondimba and Angola's José Eduardo dos Santos rule over oil-producing countries...


Eat the document

Africa Confidential has seen a copy of a supposedly 'classified' SA intelligence report which claims Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos secretly funds deposed Vice-President Zuma's bid for power after a foiled assassination attempt against Dos Santos by business tycoon Sexwale...


Exit Arkady

Gaydamak had political contacts in Angola at the highest level; he says he always visited President José Eduardo dos Santos when in Luanda...


Authoritarian alliances

The promised post-war elections have been repeatedly delayed and indeed President José Eduardo dos Santos's personal pledge to stand down before the next presidential poll looks unlikely to be honoured...


Polls postponed

National elections are set for more delays as President José Eduardo dos Santos' government pushes through a new constitution in the interregnum between legislative and presidential polls...


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