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José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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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...


The ghost of elections past

Even if UNITA had inflated the numbers, the protest was clearly one of the largest in President José Eduardo dos Santos's 38 years in power...


Dos Santos’s Cannes do son

The reclusive and secretive President José Eduardo dos Santos sparked much speculation about whether he had suffered a minor stroke last month...


Bank scandals hit MPLA hard

João Lourenço, the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola's candidate to succeed President José Eduardo dos Santos, was claiming under banner headlines in the heavily government-influenced mass media that the fight against corruption would be a top priority (AC Vol 57 No 25...


Naval deal under spotlight

The first resulted in a letter of intent between Hydroquest and the government of President José Eduardo dos Santos...


The bad loans bite back

Paixão Junior's high connections, as well as those he made loans to, doubtless explain why the BPC crisis had to be handled by Manuel directly, along with President José Eduardo dos Santos...


Dos Santos picks his man

Amid all the talk of the quiet Defence Minister, João Lourenço, taking over as head of the Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola, it is often forgotten that President José Eduardo dos Santos remains state President and MPLA leader until after next year's elections...

'Whether [the elections] are held in 2002 or 2003,' he said, 'we will have a year and a half or two-and-a-half years for the party to prepare its candidate for the electoral battle and of course the candidate this time will not be called José Eduardo dos Santos...


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