Jose Eduardo dos Santos
Angola to Investigate $50b Shortfall in Sonangol
Wednesday, 8th June 2016
Angola will investigate reports of a $50b shortfall in the accounts of Sonangol, the state-run oil company, local newspaper Valor Economico reported, citing unidentified people close to international consultants hired to restructure the company.
Angolan President’s Daughter in Charge of Sonangol
Sunday, 5th June 2016
The Angolan President, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, has appointed his billionaire businesswoman daughter, Isabel dos Santos, as the Head of the state energy firm Sonangol, a move that was sharply condemned by the main opposition party.
Sonangol’s Ex-CEO Tipped as Possible President of Angola
Sunday, 13th March 2016
Angola's Vice-President and former CEO of state-run oil company, Sonangol, Manuel Vicente, is being considered as one of possible presidential successors, following the announcement that the current head of the country, José Eduardo dos Santos, may resign by 2018.
THE BLACK WELL OF ANGOLA: AN OIL-RICH COUNTRY IN DESPAIR
Thursday, 13th August 2015
Below the equator’s belt on the African continent, Angola sits in relative silence. Conflict ridden for years, the country switched from a war of independence that lasted over a decade to a civil war more than double in length. For 26 years, the country was split in two in a bloody civil war-pegged as the last proxy of the Cold War- that it only emerged from a little over a decade ago.