Republic on the west coast of Southern Africa
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Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country on the west coast of Southern Africa. It is the seventh-largest country in Africa, bordered by Namibia to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Zambia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Angola has an exclave province, the province of Cabinda that borders the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The capital and largest city of Angola is Luanda.
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Portugal prosecutor orders seizure of Isabel dos Santos accountsPortugal's public prosecutor said on Tuesday it had ordered the seizure of Portuguese bank accounts belonging to Isabel dos Santos, who is a suspect in a fraud investigation in Angola.
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Angola's dos Santos to sue reporters' consortium behind 'Luanda Leaks'Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos said on Monday she was launching legal action against a consortium of journalists and its media partners over the publication of thousands of documents about her..
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Angola's Isabel dos Santos to relinquish stake in second Portuguese firmAngolan billionaire and former first daughter Isabel dos Santos, who is a suspect in a fraud investigation at home, will offload her controlling stake in Portuguese engineering firm Efacec, the company..
Angola's beleaguered Isabel dos Santos to offload stake in Portugal's EfacecPortugal's engineering firm Efacec Power Solutions said on Friday Angolan billionaire and former first daughter Isabel dos Santos, who owns a controlling stake, had decided to withdraw from the..
Portugal investigates firms co-owned by dos Santos; Angola may seek arrest warrantPortugal's market watchdog has launched inquiries into various firms where Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos holds stakes, after Angola's chief prosecutor said she could face an international..
Dos Santos calls new corruption allegations 'extremely false'Angolan billionaire and former first daughter Isabel dos Santos denied corruption accusations against her on Thursday after she was named a suspect in mismanagement and misallocation of funds by..
Portugal's market regulator launches inquiries following Luanda LeaksPortugal's market regulator has launched inquiries into auditors and companies including oil group Galp and telecoms firm NOS following the release of files on Angola's former first daughter Isabel dos..
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Manager of Sonangol account in Portuguese bank found dead in Lisbon: reportThe director of private banking at small Portuguese lender Eurobic and manager of Angola's oil firm Sonangol's account at the bank, Nuno Ribeiro da Cunha, was found dead at his house in Lisbon on..
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Angola's Dos Santos accused of fraudAfrica's richest woman, Angolan Isabel Dos Santos, formally accused of embezzlement by country's prosecutors
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Portuguese court rules against dos Santos over tweets she calls slanderCiting freedom of expression, a Lisbon court has ruled against Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of Angola's former president, who had demanded the removal of several tweets by a long-time..
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Angola holds off on chasing dos Santos' assets abroad: prosecutionAngolan courts have refrained from action to seize billionaire ex-first daughter Isabel Dos Santos' assets abroad but will not hesitate to do so if necessary, a prosecution spokesman said.
Angolan courts could take action to seize dos Santos' assets abroad 'if necessary': prosecutionAngolan courts have not taken any action to have billionaire ex-first daughter Isabel Dos Santos' assets seized abroad but "will not hesitate to resort to such mechanisms if necessary", a prosecution..
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