Anti-Graft Drive Jeopardizes Rule of Law in Angola - Dos Santos

Africa's richest woman and daughter of Angola's former president Isabel Dos Santos has said she was blindsided by a court decision to freeze her assets insisting that there was no due process followed as she did not receive any summons. She says she supports the anti-corruption campaign but believes it is being used to target her family members in the run-up to internal elections for the leadership of the ruling MPLA political party. In 2018, her brother, Jose Filomeno dos Santos, was arrested and accused of trying to steal U.S.$500 million while he ran Angola's sovereign wealth fund.

Former president José Eduardo dos Santos, son José Filomeno dos Santos and daughter Isabel dos Santos (file photo).

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