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.
Maka, 3 April 2018
Before agreeing to step aside after 38 years in power, Angola's former President, José Eduardo dos Santos, made sure he obtained guarantees of permanent immunity from… Read more »
The Dos Santos family (file photo).
Maka, 29 March 2018
José Filomeno dos Santos (son of former presidente José Eduardo dos Santos, known as Zenú), and the former governor of the National Bank of Angola, Valter… Read more »
Isabel dos Santos, daughter of Angola's former president, has denied claims that she presided over corruption during her tenure as head of state oil firm Sonangol made by the ... Read more »
As Angola's president prepares to step down after nearly four decades in power, all eyes in this Southern African nation are not only looking at Jose Eduardo dos Santos - but at ... Read more »