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Make corruption reporting meaningful

Critiques of corruption must explicitly disrupt corporate globalism, imperialism, racism, authoritarianism, militarism, elitism and sexism

Editorial: The Western enablers of global corruption

The Luanda Leaks, publicised late on Sunday evening, have vividly outlined the scale of the business empire of Isabel dos Santos, daughter of the...

Laundering Isabel dos Santos

"African corruption" is only African as regards its victims. Its perpetrators are institutions and individuals from across the globe who are willing to loot without conscience as they watch their offshore accounts grow.

Isabel dos Santos did not loot Angola alone

Once again, Western auditing and consulting firms shamelessly facilitated corruption on an international scale

Angola’s dos Santos family empire in the firing line

Law enforcement agencies are cracking down on the high profile family of former Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos, accused of plundering revenues from...

Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clan

One year ago, the Dos Santos family handed the Angolan presidency over to João Lourenço. Now the ex-president's son has been arrested

Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics

João Lourenço’s first year in office has been marked by notable reforms. If ordinary Angolans are to benefit this momentum must continue

Dos Santos’s son charged with fraud

Jose Filomeno dos Santos has been accused of the illegal transfer of $500-million when he was the head of the country's sovereign wealth fund

Angola’s Lourenco keeps pressure on Dos Santos cronies

Lourenco's manoeuvering against the nepotistical vestiges of Angola's last president began in November with the toppling of Isabel dos Santos

Son of Angola’s ex-president sacked from national investment fund

Jose Filomeno dos Santos, who was implicated in the "Panama Papers" offshore scandal, will be replaced by former finance minister Carlos Alberto Lopes

Angolan leader denies tensions with predecessor despite clean-up campaign

In November, within three months of taking control of Angola, Lourenco sacked dos Santos's daughter — Africa's richest woman

Angola oil giant probes Isabel dos Santos graft claims

In recent weeks, several Angolan media outfits have accused dos Santos of ordering suspect transfers and payments worth tens of millions of dollars.

Daughter of Angola’s ex-president sacked as state oil chief

​Angolan President Joao Lourenco has fired his predecessor's daughter, Isabel dos Santos, from her influential post as head of the state oil company

Daunting challenges facing Angola’s new president

Crucially though, Dos Santos will retain control over the MPLA itself until 2022 at the earliest, health permitting.

Angola: The Dos Santos regime’s key moments

President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled Angola since 1979, will not contest the August 23 election

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