Angolan Billionaire Isabel dos Santos Might Run For President In 2022

This article was published on: 01/19/20 7:22 PM

Isabel dos Santos

Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, daughter of Angola’s ex-president, has said she would consider running for president in the next election in 2022.

Dos Santos has been targeted in an anti-graft campaign led by her father’s successor President Joao Lourenco, who has vowed to fight corruption and rebuild the economy of sub-Saharan Africa’s second-biggest oil producer.

Prosecutors froze the bank accounts and holdings owned by the 46-year-old businesswoman and her Congolese husband Sindika Dokolo last month.

Dos Santos, reportedly Africa’s richest woman, has denied any wrongdoing and denounced the investigation as “politically motivated”.

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