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Major General João Manuel Goncalves Lourenço (J-Lo)

Date of Birth: 05/03/1954
Place of Birth: Lobito


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Ramaphosa begins world tour

Ramaphosa's presidency is part of the new wave in SADC, alongside Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe and João Lourenço in Angola...


Kabila's survival strategy

Kabila has also been feeling the heat from the new Angolan President, João Lourenço, who is reported to have urged him at a private meeting on 9 December to resolve the security crises in his country and hold elections...


Dos Santos clan targeted

It took less than two months in office for President João Lourenço to take a direct swipe at Isabel dos Santos, Africa's richest woman and the daughter of his predecessor, José Eduardo dos Santos...


Dos Santos Inc. sinking

President João Lourenço's government has removed José Filomeno dos Santos (aka Zenu), son of former President José Eduardo dos Santos, from direct control of Angola's US$5 billion sovereign wealth fund...


Signals of change

Pledging to take on monopolies that short-change consumers and to open discussions with critical civic activists, President João Lourenço used a speech at the opening of parliament on 16 October to signal more of the policy changes he intends to make...


New man takes it slow

Invitations to the VIP area at João Lourenço's inauguration in Luanda on 26 September were hard to come by, even for the ruling-party elite, such was the anticipation around the event...


A dam for a daughter

The news is likely to increase pressure on incoming President João Lourenço – a longtime Dos Santos loyalist – to act against the Dos Santos family interests in the economy...


Secrets of the Dos Santos media empire

For Semba and its owners, the new political order under the probable new President João Lourenço holds major risks; less because of Lourenço's inclinations and more because President Dos Santos will no longer directly control presidential funds (AC Vol 58 No 16, Luanda uneasy as poll approaches)...


Dos Santos Inc. under threat

There is one thing about the general elections of 23 August we can be almost certain of: Defence Minister João Lourenço, hand-picked by President José Eduardo dos Santos, remains stoutly loyal to his mentor and should win the Presidency comfortably...

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