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Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos

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


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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...


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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