Former Angolan President's Son Jose dos Santos Arrested
The son of former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is accused of illegally transferring U.S.$500 million from state coffers to a bank account in the UK. His arrest marks the latest step by President Joao Lourenco to tackle corruption and dismantle the influence of his predecessor, whose four-decade rule left Angola one of the continent's most-corrupt nations.
Deutsche Welle, 24 September 2018
Jose Filomeno dos Santos, the former head of Angola's sovereign fund, is accused of misappropriating millions of public funds. His detention is part of an anti-corruption campaign… Read more »
Angola: The Fall of the Dos Santos Clan
Deutsche Welle, 26 September 2018
One year ago, the dos Santos family handed the Angolan presidency over to Joao Lourenco. The new president promised to tackle corruption which crippled the oil-rich nation. Now the… Read more »
Former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos son Jose Filomeno dos Santos (file photo).
Deutsche Welle, 27 March 2018
Jose Filomeno dos Santos has been accused of making a fraudulent $500 million transaction out of Angola's sovereign wealth fund. The case highlights the endemic cycle of corruption… Read more »
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 ... Read more »
Mauritian authorities have frozen 91 bank accounts linked to investor Jean-Claude Bastos, a key figure from the Para Read more »