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Isabel dos Santos says Angola faked evidence to freeze assets

Luanda - Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of Angola's ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, on Tuesday accused the government of resorting to forgery to freeze her assets last year.

In the spotlight: Isabel dos Santos, Angola's 'princess'

Luanda - After years of life among fellow jet-setters and the super-rich, Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos today finds herself mired in scandal as accusations mount that she systematically looted her impoverished country.

Angola's Dos Santos vows 'ready to fight' graft claims

Luanda - Isabel dos Santos, the tycoon daughter of Angola's ex-president who is at the centre of an anti-graft investigation, on Thursday vowed she was ready to fight against what she called "misleading and untrue" allegations.

Angola's ex first daughter Isabel dos Santos charged with fraud

Luanda - Angola's billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement during her stewardship of state-owned oil firm Sonangol.

Angola vows to bring back billionaire dos Santos over graft claims

Luanda - Angolan prosecutors vowed on Monday to use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the former president's billionaire daughter, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public m...

Angola's Isabel dos Santos says run for president 'possible'

Luanda - The billionaire daughter of Angola's ex-president, Isabel dos Santos, says she would consider running for president in the next election in 2022.

Angolan opposition chief hopes for election success as he steps down

Luanda - Angola's opposition chief steps down this week after leading the party for 16 years, contending that the former rebel movement is on track to winning power.

'Emotional' Prince Harry treads in Diana's footsteps in Angola

Huambo - Britain's Prince Harry on Friday paid an "emotional" visit to a street in Angola that was once a minefield visited by his mother Diana shortly before her death.

Angolan rebel leader Savimbi gets funeral in reconciliation bid

Luanda - In what is being billed as a rare moment of national unity, the historic leader of Angola's rebel UNITA movement, Jonas Savimbi, will get a public funeral on Saturday, 17 years after he was killed in a shootout with government soldiers that spelt an en...

Angola still waiting for promised 'economic miracle'

Luanda - "Things are going badly," said Delta, sitting on a stool and glancing at a bag stuffed with Chinese mobile phones.

Angola says 380,000 illegal migrants exit in weeks

Dundo - About 380,000 illegal migrants, mostly from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, have left Angola in less than a month during a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling, a minister said Saturday.

Portuguese PM arrives in ex-colony Angola to mend fences

Luanda - Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa touched down in Angola on Monday kicking off a two-day trip designed to improve ties between Luanda and its former colonial master.

Lourenco takes reins as Angola's ex-president quits as party chief

Luanda - Angolan president Joao Lourenco was voted in as leader of the ruling MPLA party on Saturday, as former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos stepped down after dominating the country's politics for nearly four decades.

Angola: Dos Santos's era of absolute power ends

Luanda - Ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos will bow out from Angolan politics which he dominated for nearly four decades when he hands leadership of the ruling party to President Joao Lourenco on Saturday.

Angolan soldier jailed for 18 years over fatal shooting of boy

Luanda - An Angolan army sergeant was jailed for 18 years on Tuesday for shooting dead a 14-year-old boy at a protest two years ago, in a sentence welcomed by rights groups.

Splendid? Angola divided on Commonwealth membership

Luanda - Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson grabbed the headlines in Angola this month when he said the country joining the Commonwealth club of former British colonies would be "splendid" .

Angola rivalry as veteran Dos Santos casts long shadow

Luanda - 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.

Graft, deprivation sharpen Angola's malaria outbreak

Luanda - Heavy rains, filthy conditions, medicine shortages and endemic corruption have combined to make a lethal malarial cocktail for Angola.

Angola faces currency test in economy shake-up

Luanda - Angolan President Joao Lourenco was elected five months ago promising an "economic miracle".

Angola's Lourenco keeps pressure on Dos Santos cronies

Luanda - The first major scalp claimed by Angola's new president Joao Lourenco in his war on corruption and nepotism was that of his predecessor's daughter, who was sacked as head of the state oil company.
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