Angolan Party Rejects President’s Daughter as Oil Company Head


Angola’s main opposition party rejected President Jose Eduardo dos Santos’s decision to name his billionaire daughter Isabel as chairwoman of the state oil company and said it would ask parliament to debate the appointment.

“The measure confirms once more the practice of nepotism by President Jose Eduardo dos Santos,” the National Union for Total Independence of Angola, known as Unita, said Tuesday in an e-mailed statement. “Angolans should not accept President dos Santos becoming an absolute king.”

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