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José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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Boom-bust all over again

Angola’s failure to secure a rating from any of the three international rating agencies further restricts the financing options for President José Eduardo dos Santos’s government...


Contractual confusion

There is general dissatisfaction in Parliament about the negotiations led by Mendé when oil minister which led to the signing in July 2007 of a Joint Development Zone agreement by Presidents Kabila and José Eduardo dos Santos of Angola...


Sonangol gulps

Exem’s Director Konema Mwenenge told British lobbyists Global Witness that he had a ‘professional’ relationship with Sindika Dokolo the husband of Isabel dos Santos who is the daughter of President José Eduardo dos Santos (AC Vol 51 No 4)...


Dos Santos prepares for power, again

Intending to run for another term in office in 2012 President José Eduardo dos Santos has moved close allies into key ministries...

He also remains in charge of the Gabinete de Reconstrução Nacional and the Chinese infrastructure money – though we hear that will soon be taken over by his close ally José dos Santos da Silva Ferreira the Minister of Urbanism and Construction...


The bid to clean up MPLA Inc

President José Eduardo dos Santos says he laments the rise of grand corruption in Angola as it undermines the social fabric...


Soccer shooting

President José Eduardo dos Santos's government is arresting human rights activists and claimed sympathisers of the Frente para a Libertação do Enclave de Cabinda-Forças Armadas de Cabinda (FLEC-FAC)...


Football, contracts and then votes

At the congress of the governing Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) in December President José Eduardo dos Santos once more postponed the general elections until 2012 at the earliest...


Luanda's oil lifeline

In mid-July President José Eduardo dos Santos announced that the government owed contractors mostly from Brazil and Portugal some $6...


Reshuffling Luanda's Beijing connection

The news that José dos Santos da Silva Ferreira is to head a new super ministry which will oversee Chinese contracts and projects is a strong vote of no-confidence by President José Eduardo dos Santos in the former head of the Gabinete de Reconstrução Nacional General Helder van Kopelilpa...


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