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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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Beijing bets on Dos Santos

The campaign of the governing Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) and its long-serving leader José Eduardo dos Santos was dominated by public inaugurations of new Chinese-built schools hospitals and airports many of which had been waiting ready for months or were not complete and closed straight after their official opening...


Home, sweet Chinese home

Its political importance is evident from the fact that President José Eduardo dos Santos has appointed Sonangol’s Chief Executive Officer Manuel Vicente Minister of Economic Planning with oversight of China-financed reconstruction projects...


Capitalists and communists

The Zango development is part of President José Eduardo dos Santos’s drive to deliver a million new houses by 2012...


MPLA curbs the media

The state-controlled media miss no opportunity to heap praise on President José Eduardo dos Santos and his government and to discredit the opposition...


New challenges after messy elections

Ambassador Conmany Boye Wesseh a former Deputy Foreign Minister negotiated a gift of US$5 million from Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos in August we hear...


Dos Santos calls elections

Both politicians and electors are distinctly sceptical about President José Eduardo dos Santos’s announcement that the next elections will take place in the third quarter of 2012...


The succession players

President José Eduardo dos Santos stands aloof from the jockeying for position but in reality exercises a veto over the choice of his successor...


New leaf

Although the African Union condemned Gbagbo’s refusal to leave power after the election results Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos and South African President Jacob Zuma were his strongest defenders in the AU panel on the Ivorian crisis where they frequently clashed with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and Burkinabè President Blaise Compaoré (AC Vol 52 No 4 Democracy standoff and The financial sanctions tighten)...


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