Tag: Isabel 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.

Isabel dos Santos’ former diamond rights offered to Angola

Isabel dos Santos is Africa’s richest woman with assets across multiple sectors in Angola and Portugal from jewellery to supermarkets.

Africa needs an integrated payment system – Isabel Dos Santos

Africa needs an integrated payment system - Isabel Dos Santos

How Angola ‘princess’ lost her oil crown

On Oct. 6, with the dust still settling on Angola’s first change of power in 38 years, new President João Lourenço sat down with international oil majors at the presidential palace in...

Mugabe and Dos Santos: Africa’s old men seem, finally, to be fading away

Chris Saunders |University of Cape Town Soon after Zimbabwe’s army confined President Robert Mugabe to his palatial Harare home this week – allegedly for his safety – it was announced in Luanda that...

Angola – Dos Santos’ removal from Sonangol a political and strategic move

Gary van Staden | NKC African Economics Angolan President Joao Lourenço on Wednesday, November 15, sacked Isabel dos Santos as head of the board at State-owned oil company Sonangol in a move that...

Angola president dismisses Sonangol chair Isabel dos Santos

Angolan President Joao Lourenco dismissed Isabel dos Santos as chair of the state oil company Sonangol on Wednesday in a dramatic move against the family of the former president.   The daughter of Jose...