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José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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One-party stasis

Although President José Eduardo dos Santos promised in March he would retire in 2018, instead of preparations for the succession, the congress only saw him consolidate his own and his family's grip on the party and the state...

Radio station Luanda Antena Comercial had a near exclusive with Lukoki, a former education minister under the late President Agostinho Neto, and long-standing Central Committee member, in charge of political and ideological education, propaganda and information, as he fulminated against President José Eduardo dos Santos...


Dos Santos takes stock, shares

The centre of Angolan politics shifted to Spain this month as President José Eduardo dos Santos arrived for his twice-a-year retreat on 2 July...

Despite the depth of the crisis, President José Eduardo dos Santos unexpectedly decided to suspend talks with the International Monetary Fund over an Extended Fund Facility just a few days before he left for for Barcelona on 2 July...


Hangover cures in Lusaka

After Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos announced last week that his daughter Isabel dos Santos would run the state oil company, a consultant at Sonangol claimed that over $50 bn...


The Sonangol is you

The surprise appointment of Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of President José Eduardo dos Santos, to chair the state oil company Sonangol has been greeted with dismay by reformers and with muted acceptance by the oil industry...


Isábel's auntie

We hear Luanda has approached the Corporation's commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, to celebrate the achievements of President José Eduardo dos Santos's government with a series of one-minute vignettes...


Hunger strike stirs dissent

President José Eduardo dos Santos's government has remained unmoved as the popular rapper and civil rights activist Luaty da Silva Beirão's health deteriorates sharply after almost a month on hunger strike in prison...

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Luanda seeks Eurobond lifeline

for a dam project agreed when President José Eduardo dos Santos went to Beijing in June seeking more support for the economy...


Fifteen on file

No one that we have spoken to in Luanda, including from the ruling Movimento para a Libertação de Angola, argues that they could credibly challenge President José Eduardo dos Santos...


Hair shirts of the Atlantic

Many of these involve Angola's top businesswoman, Isabel dos Santos, daughter of President José Eduardo dos Santos...


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