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José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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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...


Euronews 'soft on Angola'

While the Angolan economy has been in dire straits for over three years, Euronews coverage carried footage of outgoing president José Eduardo dos Santos inaugurating the Lauca dam during the electoral campaign...


A dam for a daughter

The daughter of outgoing President José Eduardo dos Santos, billionaire businesswoman Isabel, was the beneficiary of a hitherto unknown paternal windfall, according to an investigation by Der Spiegel, the Portuguese newspaper Expresso and European Investigative Collaborations, an independent journalism centre...


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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Losing control in Kasaï

Sindika Dokolo, the Congolese son-in-law of outgoing Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos, married to his tycoon daughter Isabel dos Santos, is a constant Twitter critic of Kabila...


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