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22 Dec 2023

Africa's Richest Woman Has $734M Assets Frozen

Isabel dos Santos, the self-exiled daughter of former Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, [has seen £580 million](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-12-20/once-africa-s-richest-woman-isabel-dos-santos-has-734-million-of-assets-frozen?embedded-checkout=true) ($734 million) of her assets frozen over a dispute with Unitel, a company allegedly controlled by the Angolan state. She previously [faced charges of corruption](https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-51128950) and has been accused of contributing to over $5 billion in losses to Angola, but she denies any misconduct.