The Luanda Leaks - How Africa's Richest Woman Built Her Empire

A leaked trove of financial and business records reveals the inside story of how Isabel dos Santos, Africa's wealthiest woman,  moved hundreds of millions of dollars in public money out of Angola and into a labyrinth of companies and subsidiaries, many of them in offshore secrecy jurisdictions around the world. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism's Luanda Leaks details two decades of insider deals that made Dos Santos rich and left oil- and diamond-rich Angola one of the poorest on the planet.

How Africa’s richest woman exploited family ties, shell companies and inside deals to build an empire.


  • Luanda Leaks: 'A Global Story'

    Publication Date:
    19 January 2020

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' latest investigation Luanda Leaks examines the inside story on how Africa's richest woman, ... see more »


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