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  • Former Angolan president’s daughter accused of embezzling $1.3 billion becomes Russian citizen

    Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s last president, the first female billionaire in Africa and the eighth wealthiest businessperson on the continent according to Forbes, has become a citizen of Russia, TASS reports. Dos Santos herself confirmed the news indirectly on Twitter.

    “It’s not news,” wrote dos Santos, who is facing corruption charges in her home country.

    On December 31, the Luanda provincial court, at a request from the National Asset Recovery Service, seized dos Santos and …