Tag: Dos Santos

Portugal prosecutor orders seizure of Africa’s richest woman Isabel dos Santos’ accounts

Portugal’s public prosecutor said on Tuesday it had ordered the seizure of Portuguese bank accounts belonging to Isabel dos Santos, who is a suspect in a fraud investigation in Angola.

Op:Ed: Why Angola’s President Lourenco is likely to intensify purge of Dos Santos loyalists

The new president can be expected to continue to mobilise against the Dos Santos empire on all fronts using allegations of graft, corruption and fraud as weapons of choice as well as the politics of renewal and improved governance.

Angola confirms dos Santos in Spain for health checks

Angola confirmed for the first time on Monday that 74-year-old President Jose Eduardo dos Santos was in Spain for medical reasons.

Angola opposition demands answers about dos Santos’ health

Angola's opposition called on the government on Friday to reveal the state of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos' health amid reports that Africa's second-longest ruler is seriously ill at a hospital in...

Angola's dos Santos will not run in 2017 presidential election

Calling an end his 38 years in power.

Op-Ed: Dos Santos does Angola a disservice

Angolan V.P. Manuel Vicente was the apparent chosen successor to Dos Santos, but has suffered a dramatic fall from grace.