Leaked files showed José Filomeno Dos Santos appointed friend’s firm to manage fund, who then invested in own ventures

Angola’s president, João Lourenço, has sacked the head of the country’s sovereign wealth fund, two months after he was named in connection with the Paradise Papers.

José Filomeno Dos Santos, the son of Lourenço’s predecessor, was fired six years after he was made chairman of the board of the Fundo Soberano De Angola (FSDEA) by his father.

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