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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

Date of Birth: 28/08/1942
Place of Birth: Luanda


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Goodbye to all that

João Lourenço will consolidate his power in 2019 cashing in on his popularity and position as President of both the country and the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertacão de Angola (MPLA) to weed out the last tendrils of the network of influence of his predecessor José Eduardo dos Santos...


The Twelve Fixes of Christmas

   Yet Kabila may also choose to consider the experience of his long-ruling neighbour José Eduardo dos Santos who carefully picked Joao Lourenço to succeed him after extensive and meticulous deliberation only to find his legacy and network torn to shreds within months...

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Discontent takes wing

President João Lourenço excited Angolans with a high-profile anti-corruption campaign that targeted the extended family of former President José Eduardo dos Santos but now cracks are appearing in the squeaky-clean facade as impatience spreads through the streets of Luanda...


A toxic brew

Lourenço may see the dispute as part of the legacy of ex-President José Eduardo dos Santos which he is so eagerly dismantling...


Obrigado e tchau, Dos Santos

As his family's business interests shrink and his political supporters decamp José Eduardo dos Santos is set to lose the last redoubt of the empire he built over 38 years – the presidency of the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola...

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Kabila's survival strategy

Shortly before that on 10 January Gabon's security services arrested General Faustin Munene Chief of Staff of the Congolese army under Laurent Kabila who also served in the Angolan armed forces and married a niece of former President José Eduardo dos Santos...


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

Those looking for signs that Lourenço intends to cut the power of the old guard and particularly the family of his immediate predecessor José Eduardo dos Santos say they see signs of incremental change...


New man takes it slow

(That's long but even if it had only lasted five minutes it would have marked him out as a ten times better orator than predecessor and mentor José Eduardo dos Santos whose speeches often embarrassed his keenest supporters...


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