How Will Angola Prosecute the Guilty and Recover Stolen Funds?

A year after President João Lourenço's took office, several allies and relatives of the former Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos were arrested on charges of corruption including his son Jose Filomeno dos Santos, head of Angola's Central Bank from 2016 to 2017 Valter Filipe,head of the former president dos Santos' private foundation Ismael Diego, and former minister Augusto Tomás. But will Lourenço's administration be able to undo the dealings of the complex national and international network of corporate structures, and financial transactions of over four decades?

Generals Dino and Kopelipa, Dos Santos and Vicente.


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