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Isabel dos Santos dismissed as chair of Angola's Sonangol - presidency
November 15, 2017 / 12:45 PM / 9 days ago

Isabel dos Santos dismissed as chair of Angola's Sonangol - presidency

LUANDA (Reuters) - Angolan President Joao Lourenco has dismissed Isabel dos Santos as chair of the country’s state oil company Sonangol, the president’s spokesperson said on Wednesday.

FILE PHOTO: Isabel dos Santos, Chairwoman of Sonangol, speaks during a Reuters Newsmaker event in London, Britain, October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Dos Santos will be replaced by Carlos Saturnino, a former Sonangol executive who was most recently secretary of state for oil.

Reporting by Stephen Eisenhammer; Editing by Joe Brock

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