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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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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)...


Disrespect for the President

At the most recent meeting of the Southern African Development Community Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos jokingly replied to a question about the talks on Zimbabwe saying that Zuma was occupied by the Malema ‘problem’ and didn’t have time for other issues...


Taking a stake in economic development

Insitec subsidiary Energia Capital created a joint venture with Angola’s Unitel mobile phone company which is run by Isabel dos Santos daughter of Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos...


Vicente to succeed Dos Santos?

Luanda’s rumour mill has gone into overdrive after the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola and the privately-owned Novo Jornal suggested that President José Eduardo dos Santos may stand down before or after next year’s elections – possibly in favour of Manuel Vicente boss of the state oil company Sonangol...


Foreign policy flip-flops

Indeed Zuma and Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos rounded on Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan at the African Union summit for backing the use of ‘legitimate force’ to depose Gbagbo after United Nations monitors judged that he had lost the election...


Bad fences, bad neighbours

Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos’s government is unhappy with Kinshasa’s rapprochement with Kigali in 2009 and angered by Kabila’s apparent favouring of the Great Lakes region as a trading partner in preference to its Atlantic neighbour...


Media makeover

The grandly titled Grupo de Revitalização e Execução da Comunicação Institucional da Administração (GRECIA) will report to President José Eduardo dos Santos’s Minister of State Carlos Maria da Silva Feijó and has a budget of US$50 million...


Why the Arab Spring worries Luanda

Meanwhile President José Eduardo dos Santos leaves Angolans guessing about whether he will stand in next year’s presidential election...


Succession discussions

Taboo for years the question of who will succeed President José Eduardo dos Santos has finally come into the open...


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