Tag: Jose Eduardo dos Santos

Angola sovereign wealth fund takes battle to UK court -source

The $5 billion sovereign wealth fund has been embroiled in a dispute with its former boss, the ex-president’s son Jose Filomeno dos Santos.

Angola’s ruling party chief Dos Santos wants new MPLA leader chosen in Dec or April 2019

Angola’s ruling MPLA chief former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos told the party’s central committee meeting that it should choose a new leader in December this year or April 2019. Dos Santos handpicked...

Angola president sacks Dos Santos son as head of sovereign wealth fund

Lourenço, who took office in September when dos Santos stepped down after nearly four decades in power, has swiftly wrested control of key areas of the state by pushing aside powerful figures associated with his predecessor.

Angola’s President mulls new leadership for $5bln sovereign wealth fund

The fund is run by Jose Filomeno dos Santos, son of former President Jose Eduardo 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...