Ambos ejércitos estaban apoyados por tropas de diversos países extranjeros: el MPLA por Cuba y la UNITA por Sudáfrica. He was the second-longest-serving president in Africa, surpassed only by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, who took power le… In February 2017 dos Santos decides to sell her position in Banco BPI, following the takeover bid launched by CaixaBank. A diplomat described the President and First Lady as: "a handsome couple, elegantly and expensively dressed, looking for all the world as though they're living in southern California. Under his chosen successor, Joao Lourenco, prosecutors have launched probes into the disappearance of billions of dollars in a country where a third of the population lives in poverty. José Eduardo dos Santos (Sao Tomé, 28 augustus 1942) is een Angolees politicus.Van 1979 tot 2017 was hij president van Angola. Dokolo, a business tycoon and leading arts collector, became entangled along with his wife in a major anti-corruption investigation launched after her father, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, left office in 2017. La guerra se caracterizó también por la intervención extranjera intensa, como la Unión Soviética y Cuba respaldando al MPLA y los EE.UU. De MPLA streed tegen de Portugese kolonisator.In 1961 richtte Dos Santos de jeugdbeweging van de MPLA op. [32][33] In June 2016, she was appointed by her father as chairwoman of Sonangol, the Angolan state oil company. She is a patron of the Committee to support rural women (COMUR), supporting with micro-credit funds. In 2017, as Joseph Kabila’s term of office was coming to an end and he continued to maintain an aura of mystery surrounding his intentions, Dokolo founded the grassroots movement “Congolais debout” (Congolese, stand up) and financially backed other organisations and figures close to the opposition. On Thursday, Dos Santos posted on Instagram a picture of herself, Dokolo and a young boy, with the caption "My love.". Tributes to Dokolo began pouring in on social media, with several figures recalling his fight to “establish the rule of law” in the DRC and his activism in favour of respect for African identity. [68], By 2015, dos Santos owned a share of satellite-TV operator ZAP, that had in December 2013 acquired the rights to distribute Forbes in a number of Portuguese speaking countries, namely Portugal, Angola and Mozambique. Now the roles are reversed", "Daddy's Girl: How An African 'Princess' Banked $3 Billion in a Country Living On $2 Per Day", "Isabel dos Santos desmente acusações de enriquecimento ilícito feitas pela Forbes", "Gestão da Sonangol: PGR mandou instaurar processo criminal contra Isabel dos Santos", "Angola orders Isabel dos Santos asset seizure", "Isabel dos Santos slams Angolan court for seizing $1 billion", "Exclusivo. ", "Portugal: la justice ouvre une enquête sur Isabel dos Santos", "Governo angolano prepara confisco de bens de Isabel dos Santos em Portugal", ISABEL DOS SANTOS - SEGREDOS E PODER DO DINHEIRO, The Guardian: "Isabel dos Santos, dubbed 'princess', named Africa's first female billionaire" by David Smith, Mail & Guardian (Zambia): "Angola: Who's who in the palace?" Required fields are marked *. Como presidente, fue también el comandante en jefe de las Fuerzas Armadas de Angola (FAA) y presidente del MPLA (Movimiento Popular para la Liberación de Angola), el partido que gobierna el país desde la independencia del país, en 1975. Dokolo, a business tycoon and art collector, became entangled along with his wife in an anti-corruption investigation launched after her father, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, left office in 2017. Novo Jornal / Luanda, 10 March 2017, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, "Isabel dos Santos - Segredos e poder do dinheiro", "In the spotlight: Isabel dos Santos, Angola's 'princess, "Isabel dos Santos muda-se para o Dubai, um novo paraíso fiscal", "Portugal dominated Angola for centuries. Estos últimos (en especial el Frente para la Liberación del Enclave de Cabinda, FLEC) se apoyan en tropas congoleñas, lo cual introduce un elemento de perturbación adicional en la región. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images) He married Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s former president, José Eduardo dos Santos (in office from 1979 to 2017), in 2002. The Angolan businesswoman, on her turn, subscribed exactly the same number of shares of ZOPT, through her holdings Kento and Unitel International, delivering 28.8% of the stake in ZON. [35][36], On 30 December 2019, the Luanda Provincial Court ordered the preventive seizure of personal bank accounts of dos Santos, her husband, Sindika Dokolo, and Mário Filipe Moreira Leite da Silva. Your email address will not be published. Ocupó el cargo de presidente de Angola entre 1979 y 2017. Dos Santos ruled Angola for 38 years -- an era widely associated with corruption and nepotism -- before stepping down in 2017. [62] The operation was approved by sector regulators, namely the National Bank of Angola (BNA) in December 2016. El recién nombrado presidente debió dedicarse, pues, al urgente problema de lograr un acuerdo de paz entre ambas organizaciones armadas. He was 48 years old. There was a capital increase of ZOPT through contribution in kind from 50 to 716 million euros, while Sonaecom subscribed 358 million shares of the company, by delivering 81.8% of its stake in Optimus. Who’s Watching the Watchdog? It did not state the cause of death. Dos Santos returned from London in the early 1990s to join her father in Luanda and started working as a project manager engineer for Urbana 2000, a subsidiary of Jembas Group, that had won a contract to clean and disinfect the city. A Angolana mais rica de Portugal, English: "Luanda Leaks | Aparece muerto en Portugal el gestor financiero de Isabel dos Santos",, Angolan people of São Tomé and Príncipe descent, Articles with Portuguese-language sources (pt), All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases, Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from January 2020, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from January 2020, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Unitel International Holdings B.V.: change of name of Kento and Jadeium, based in, Santoro Finance: company-vehicle for dos Santos' investment in Banco BPI based in, Condis: a retail business based in Luanda, This page was last edited on 31 October 2020, at 00:23. According to the Attorney General's Office, the three businesspeople entered into deals with the Angolan state through the companies Sodiam, a public diamond sales company, and Sonangol, the state oil company. [73], Media related to Isabel dos Santos at Wikimedia Commons, See e.g. Sindika Dokolo, the husband of Isabel dos Santos, billionaire daughter of Angola's former president, has died, his family announced Friday. Dos Santos announced on 11 March 2016 that he planned to retire in 2018. Dokolo, a business tycoon and art collector, became entangled along with his wife in an anti-corruption investigation launched after her father, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, left office in 2017. Dokolo was a pro-democracy activist in his native country, where he openly opposed the rule of ex-president Joseph Kabila. Published on Instagram by his daughter, Isabel, the photo gives an insight into the daily life of the man who ruled Angola from 1979 to 2017, before passing the reins to João Lourenço. Dokolo had interests in oil and diamond businesses in Angola and abroad but was also known for his extensive collection of contemporary African art. [28], In the past 20 years dos Santos has held management positions in a number of companies listed on European stock exchanges. Sindika Dokolo, the husband of Isabel dos Santos, billionaire daughter of Angola's former president, has died, his family announced Friday. It did not state the cause of death. [12] Dos Santos has characterized the charges against her as “...trumped-up charges ... which were based on fabricated documents.” She describes the seizures of her assets as a "politically motivated attack"[13], In the meantime, she is under investigation in Portugal and has since assumed the United Arab Emirates as her official country of residence. Dokolo was also the son of the businessman Augustin Dokolo Sanu, from whom he inherited his fortune after his death in 2001. Ana Paula Cristovão Lemos dos Santos (born October 17, 1963) is the wife of former President of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos. [1] Between 1990 and 1994, she completed a state teacher training at the National Institute of Education, Luanda. "The Dokolo family, his wife, children, mother, brother and sisters have the deepest sorrow and immense sadness to announce the passing of Sindika Dokolo, which occurred on October 29, 2020 in Dubai," the tweet said. [10]​, Presidente de la República Popular de Angola (1979-1992), Presidente de la República de Angola (1992-2017), La muerte de Savimbi y el fin de la violencia. It had been announced that most of the content would be produced by a local team, complemented by content for the North American edition, therefore potentially allowing influence on Forbes content. Dokolo’s wife had recently fallen into the crosshairs of courts in Angola and Portugal, where the couple’s assets, estimated at several billions of dollars, are frozen. Allí colaboró con el MPLA que tenía su dirección en Brazzaville. 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[59], In November 2014, dos Santos launched a takeover bid for Portugal Telecom, SGPS, S.A., valuing the firm's shares at €1.35 a share, in what was seen as a rival bid to a previous €7 billion offer from Altice. In August, his wife’s half-brother, José Filomeno dos Santos, was sentenced to five years in prison for fraud, money laundering and influence peddling in relation to a plan to set up an investment fund several months before his father stood down as president of Angola. José Eduardo dos Santos was born to Avelino and his wife Jacinta Paulino, on August 28, 1942, in the Sambizanga district of Luanda, Angola. [51] In December 2012, dos Santos announced the invitation for a merger of ZON with Sonaecom, proved in March 2013 by the General Assembly. Your email address will not be published. At the time of his death, Dokolo and dos Santos, 47, were under investigation by Angolan authorities who had frozen their bank accounts and business assets. [15][16], Since 2008 she has had interests in telecommunications, media, retail, finance and the energy industry, both in Angola and in Portugal. [30] Also through Unitel International Holding, a platform for Unitel investments where Portugal Telecom has no presence, she acquired the mobile operator T+, in Cape Verde and gained the license for the establishment of the second telecom operator in São Tomé and Príncipe.

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