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Isabel Dos Santos sacked from Angola state oil firm

Isabel Dos Santos sacked from Angola state oil firm
From BBC - November 15, 2017

The president of Angola, Joao Lourenco, has fired the daughter of his predecessor as head of the country's state oil company Sonangol.

Isabel Dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of former President Jos Eduardo dos Santos, is Africa's richest woman.

Mr Dos Santos was Africa's second longest-serving leader until he stepped down in September after 37 years.

President Lourenco, known as JLo, has promised to tackle corruption

Correspondents say he wants to weaken the influence of the Dos Santos family.

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