Are We Witnessing the Fall of Angola's Dos Santos Empire?

Former president José Eduardo dos Santos is unlikely to be brought to book for any alleged wrongdoing as he, before agreeing to stepdown, made sure he obtained guarantees of permanent immunity from prosecution for any crimes committed during his time in office. This has however not spared his family from President Joao Lourenco's corruption dragnet - with Dos Santos' billionaire daughter already under criminal investigation for misappropriation of funds, and his son José Filomeno dos Santos facing a lengthy prison sentence if he's found gulitly of fraud.

The Dos Santos family (file photo).


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