#LuandaLeaks All Over Isabel Dos Santos

The essentials: A massive leak of 715,000 documents to the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa, led to a massive investigative journalism effort coordinated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists into the provenance of the wealth of Isabel dos Santos, billionaire daugther of former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos and her husband, Congolese art collector and businessman Sindika Dokolo. → Read the rest “#LuandaLeaks All Over Isabel Dos Santos”

Angola freezes assets of Africa’s richest woman

The essentials: A court in Luanda ordered the freezing of assets belonging to billionaire Isabel dos Santos and the seizure of her stakes in local companies last Monday. Dos Santos is the daughter of Angola’s former president José Eduardo dos Santos and is accused of siphoning funds that have cost the country more than $1 billion, according to a court document released in late December. → Read the rest “Angola freezes assets of Africa’s richest woman”