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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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Waiting for the call

President José Eduardo dos Santos announced on 23 August that he would not be the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola's candidate at the next election...


Kagame under siege

When Angola's President José Eduardo dos Santos visited Brussels on 18 June Foreign Minister Michel clearly supported his Angolan counterpart João Bernardo de Miranda who said that Angolan troops could not pull out of Congo until general stabilisation had been achieved...


Who blinks first?

On 2 May President José Eduardo dos Santos made his most conciliatory statement for a year talking of a 'route to peace' and a dialogue with UNITA (AC Vol 42 No 9)...


Lev Leviev takes on De Beers

Last August De Beers Chairman Nicky Oppenheimer met President José Eduardo dos Santos offering to set up a mining joint venture and to cancel a claimed $85 mn...


Talking to Jonas

Bush wrote to President José Eduardo dos Santos last week urging a 'peaceful solution' to the war while still backing UN sanctions on Savimbi...


Slow, slow

Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos is pulling fewer of the strings since some of Luanda's friends - such as Colonel Eddy Kapend - have been under arrest (AC Vol 41 No 5)...


Free Falcone

President José Eduardo dos Santos has lamented that the French justice system targeted arms dealer Pierre Falcone who had made an 'enormous contribution to preserving democracy and the rule of law' in Angola...


The pro-consuls decide

However both President José Eduardo dos Santos and Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe were angered by military risks taken by Kabila without consulting his allies; examples were the launch of an offensive in Equateur Province last June when the Forces Armées Congolaises (FAC) were badly beaten by Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement pour la Libération du Congo (plus Uganda)...


Congo imbroglio

More significantly Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos did not bother to attend December's summit of Kinshasa's allies...


Pretence of normality

President José Eduardo dos Santos had floated the amnesty for 'all those who abandon unjust war and opt for democracy' on 10 November in a speech marking the 25th anniversary of Independence...


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