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.

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Former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos son Jose Filomeno dos Santos (file photo).

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