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Angola: Isabel dos Santos accuses President Lourenço of ‘carrying out a plot’ to seize her assets

By Estelle Maussion
Posted on Wednesday, 31 March 2021 12:23

Isabel dos Santos in London, 9 January 2020. Toby Melville/REUTERS

Tension between Isabel dos Santos and the Angolan presidency is intensifying. She has President João Lourenço of carrying out “a plot” to illegally seize her assets.

In a statement released on 29 March by a British public relations agency, dos Santos – who has been in difficulty ever since President Lourenço, came to power in 2017 – denounced a “government conspiracy” implemented by the current Angolan president to “illegally seize” her assets.

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