Angola-Russia Deal Under Scrutiny


The government is under pressure to explain an allegedly dodgy Russian debt repayment deal, involving top government officials and President Eduardo Dos Santos, that robbed the country of over U.S.$700 million.

Angola'’s President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.

  • Angola:  Call for Action After Corrupt Angola-Russia Deal

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 4 June 2013

    Some US$750 million is missing from Angola's treasury from a deal with Russia facilitated by a Swiss bank and a shell company registered in Britain's Isle of Man, a report by a ... read more »

  • Angola:  Deafening Silence After Corruption Report

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 21 May 2013

    It has been a month since the release of a damning report into a massively corrupt Angola-Russia debt deal. read more »

  • Angola:  Corrupt Angola-Russian Debt Deal Exposed

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 16 April 2013

    A group of Angolan anti-corruption campaigners is taking legal action in Switzerland and Angola over a corrupt deal that robbed their country of over US$700 million -- and diverted ... read more »

  • Angola:  Investigations Into Dodgy Deals

    Maka Angola, 17 April 2013

    The latest press coverage on corruption, human rights abuses, violations of freedom of the press and socio-economic exclusion in Angola: read more »

  • Angola:  Hugely Corrupt Angola-Russian Debt Deal Exposed

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 16 April 2013

    A group of Angolan anti-corruption campaigners is taking legal action in Switzerland and Angola over a corrupt deal that robbed their country of over US$700 million — and ... read more »

  • Angola:  Where Did All the Money Go?

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 16 April 2013

    Angolan Anti-corruption campaigners are taking legal action in Switzerland and Angola over a debt deal with Russia that robbed the country of over US$700 million. Some of the money ... read more »

  • Angola:  Financial Times Sheds Further Light On Opaque Dealings in Oil Sector

    Global Witness, 18 April 2012

    Revelations in the Financial Times on 16th April have underlined concerns, first raised by Global Witness two years ago, that senior officials in Angola have attempted to make ... read more »

  • Angola:  Oil in the President's Family - Keeping It Global

    Maka Angola, 4 March 2013

    A few months late to this story, the Wall Street Journal published a piece last Wednesday entitled "Angola Wealth Fund is Family Affair." This was widely reported in the ... read more »

  • Angola:  Swiss NGO Report Exposes Trafigura's Dealings in Angola

    Maka Angola, 4 February 2013

    An investigation by the Swiss NGO Berne Declaration has found that Trafigura, a leading Swiss commodities company, has shady business joint-ventures with corrupt government ... read more »