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Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief

AFP  |  Luanda 

Angolan President Joao Lourenco today fired his predecessor's daughter from her influential post as head of the Sonangol state company, the presidency said in a statement.

"Under the powers vested in him by the constitution, the president... has decided to relieve the following directors who make up the board of Sonangol," said the statement, which named former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos' daughter, Isabel.

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 18:57 IST