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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

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

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Due to the rising cost of fuel Zambia has planned to begin importing refined petroleum products from neighbouring Angola.

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