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Meet Isabel dos Santos, The Richest Woman in Africa: “I Was Selling Chicken Eggs When I Was 6”

According to Forbes magazine, the daughter of Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santosa weighs 3.3 billion (about 1.95 trillion CFA francs). On June 2, Isabel dos Santos was appointed to head the board of a national oil company of the country which had a turnover of $ 40 billion in 2013.

According afrikmag at its first new president in quality press conference of a firm it wants to refocus exclusively on hydrocarbons, Isabel Dos Santos, aged 43, has sought to reassure: “We are very committed transparency and determined to improve profits ”


Isabel who was only six years old when his father took office is now married to the rich Congolese art collector Sindika Dokolo with whom she had three children. Deemed to be a businesswoman tough and demanding, as discrete air, Isabel was born in Baku in Soviet Azerbaijan, and grew up in London, where she studied mechanical engineering at King’s College. They always had, she said, the business sense. ” I was selling chicken eggs when I was 6 years old ,” she told the Financial Times in 2013.



Written by How Africa

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