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27 Aug
Angola began preparing for the funeral of former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos on Saturday, as the veteran strongman's historically dominant party emerged from its worst electoral result.
20 Aug
The body of Angola's former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who died in Spain last month, was to arrive in Luanda on Saturday, according to a government statement.
12 Jul 2022
An autopsy has been carried out in Spain on former Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who died last week in Barcelona, at the request of one of his daughters who suspects foul play, her lawyers said Monday.
8 Jul 2022
Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, who ruled Angola for with an iron fist for 38  years, died Friday at a hospital in Barcelona after suffering cardiac arrest, the government said. With "great pain and consternation" the Luanda government posted on Facebook confirmation of the Dos Santos' death at 11:10 am (1010 GMT). He was 79. "(The government)…
9 Dec 2019
The son of former Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos appeared in court on Monday, at the start of his trial on corruption charges.
30 Oct 2019
Angola's parliament has suspended a daughter of former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos for "unjust enrichment" as his successor seeks to crack down on nepotism past and present.
7 Sep 2019
The trial of the son of former Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos for allegedly trying to steal $1.5 billion (1.3 billion euros) from the country's sovereign wealth fund will start on September 25, a court said Saturday.
30 Mar 2018
Tensions between Angola's president and his long-serving predecessor have erupted into the open as an anti-corruption drive targets the former ruler's family.
16 Mar 2018
Former Angolan leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos said Friday he will quit as head of the governing party by 2019 after the ruling MPLA denied tensions with his successor, President Joao Lourenco.
20 Dec 2017
Angola's state oil company has announced an investigation into "possible misappropriation" of funds by Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of the former president, during her time as the company's chief executive.
15 Nov 2017
Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Wednesday fired his predecessor's daughter from her influential post as head of the Sonangol state oil company, the presidency said in a statement.
26 Sep 2017
Jose Eduardo dos Santos's 38-year reign over Angola finally came to an end Tuesday when his hand-picked successor Joao Lourenco was inaugurated as president at a ceremony in Luanda.


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