Within four months of taking control of Angola, President Joao Lourenco sacked his predecessor's daughter as head of the state-run oil company and the son as head of the country's sovereign wealth fund. Now both Isabel dos Santos and José Filomeno dos Santos are at the centre of criminal investigations with him being charged with fraud relating to a U.S.$500 million transaction out of an account belonging to the central bank, and has been barred from leaving the country.
Former President Dos Santos' Son Charged With Fraud
allAfrica, 26 March 2018
José Filomeno dos Santos, the former president of the Angolan Sovereign Fund and son of former Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos is barred from leaving the… Read more »
Former president José Eduardo dos Santos, son José Filomeno dos Santos and daughter Isabel dos Santos (file photo).
Son of Ex-President Charged with Fraud
VOA, 27 March 2018
The son of Angola's former president was charged Sunday with fraud related to a $500 million transfer from the country's central bank to Britain. Read more »
Former Sovereign Fund CEO Indicted
ANGOP, 26 March 2018
The former president of the Board of Directors of the Angolan Sovereign Fund, José Filomeno dos Santos, has been indicted by the Attorney General's Office (PGR). Read more »
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