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Angolan editor Francisco Rasgado facing prison, $1.5 million damages in criminal defamation case

CPJ 30 Apr 2021
... defamation and insult complaint by Rui Falcão, the secretary of information for the ruling People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) party, according to media reports and the journalist and his lawyer, José Faria, both of whom spoke to CPJ in phone interviews.
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Anthony D. Mancinelli, 70, lead attorney on many multi-million-dollar projects

The Buffalo News 06 Apr 2021
“I think he used it as a springboard to become what we call a transactional lawyer,” said his longtime friend Lawrence Franco, an attorney with Hurwitz & Fine PC ... He was named a “Lawyer of the Year” in corporate law four times by the Best Lawyers in America.
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Top Swiss court partially lifts freeze on Angolan tycoon's $900 million fortune

Ghana Web 24 Mar 2021
Carlos Manuel de Sao Vicente was a key figure in Angola’s oil industry, heading a group of companies called AAA International which sold insurance contracts to state oil company Sonangol over nearly two decades of bumper profits ... Lawyers for the AAA International declined to elaborate, saying the various sums involved are not public information.
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Swiss supreme court reverses freeze on Angolan tycoon’s $900 million fortune

Metro USA 23 Mar 2021
Carlos Manuel de Sao Vicente was a key figure in Angola’s oil industry, heading a group of companies called AAA International which sold insurance contracts to state oil company Sonangol over nearly two decades of bumper profits ... Court filings to date suggest there has been no request by Angola for a repatriation of funds.
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Consul General urges Gambians to unite, respect leadership

The Point 19 Mar 2021
Jawara who has been serving as Gambia consul general to Angola since 1994 said democracy is not about insulting political leaders but working together for the development of the nation ... The philanthropist has over the years supported, negotiated for and hired lawyers for the release of various West African migrants arrested and jailed in Angola.
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Three ex-judges say West Feliciana DA bungled rape case, make unusual appeal to court

The Advocate 17 Mar 2021
Lefebure alleges D'Aquilla failed to adequately pursue rape charges against then-Angola assistant warden Barrett Boeker ... A lawyer for a Baton Rouge woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by an Angola deputy warden several times in 2016 is asking an appellate….
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Woman appeals dismissal of lawsuit claiming West Feliciana DA mishandled her rape case

The Advocate 23 Feb 2021
A lawyer for a Baton Rouge woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by an Angola deputy warden several times in 2016 is asking an appellate court to revive her lawsuit against a local prosecutor for allegedly failing to adequately pursue rape charges ... Woman accuses DA, sheriff of colluding in rape case to protect Angola assistant warden.
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Angola moves to seize Isabel Dos Santos’ share in Portuguese oil company

Independent online (SA) 09 Feb 2021
London - Angola has asked a Dutch court to hand over a half-billion-dollar stake in the Portuguese oil company Galp linked to ex-first daughter Isabel Dos Santos, its lawyers told Reuters ... Sonangol's lawyers say the sale by Sonangol of part of its stake in Esperaza to Exem made no ...
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Angola moves to seize Dos Santos-linked asset in Dutch court

Business Day 08 Feb 2021
Angola has asked a Dutch court to hand over a half-billion-dollar stake in the Portuguese oil company Galp linked to former first daughter Isabel dos Santos, its lawyers told Reuters ... Sonangol’s lawyers say the sale by Sonangol of part of its stake in Esperaza to Exem made no business sense for Angola and was made to enrich the former first family.
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Exclusive: Angola moves to seize Dos Santos-linked asset in Dutch court

Metro USA 08 Feb 2021
LONDON (Reuters) – Angola has asked a Dutch court to hand over a half-billion-dollar stake in the Portuguese oil company Galp linked to ex-first daughter Isabel Dos Santos, its lawyers told Reuters ... Sonangol’s lawyers say the sale by Sonangol of part of its stake in ...
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Gambia: Sabally Asked to Apologise or Face Legal Battle

All Africa 05 Feb 2021
Mene, the lawyer to business tycoon, Abubakary Jawara, the chief ...
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Gone: The lost victims of Nigeria’s ‘most brutal’ police station

Al Jazeera 20 Jan 2021
Nweke, the veteran local crime reporter, hired a lawyer to submit petitions on behalf of Ugochukwu, the mother whose Angola-based son was charged with driving a stolen vehicle, and Obasi, the mother of three sons who died after being taken to Awkuzu SARS.
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Dubai Chamber webinar sheds light on business potential in Angola

Gulf Daily News 30 Nov 2020
For his part, Duarte da Cruz, Lawyer, Partner at MC&A said the new Double Taxation Treaty between UAE and Angola, set to come into effect in January 2021, will remove trade and investment barriers by reducing bureaucracy and allowing fewer taxes paid by any kind of economy.
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Sindika Dokolo, crusader for return of African art, dies at 48

The Philadelphia Tribune 12 Nov 2020
Investigations by the International Coalition of Investigative Journalists and 36 media partners, including The New York Times, showed how Western financial firms, consultants, lawyers and accountants had helped her profit from her father’s rule of Angola and move hundreds of millions of dollars in public money out of the country.
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Leaked documents allege 'Africa's richest woman' stole fortune

The National 31 Oct 2020
Its latest series called "Luanda Leaks" zeros in on Isabel dos Santos, the former Angola president's daughter ... Ms Dos Santos's lawyer dismissed the ICIJ findings as a "highly coordinated attack" orchestrated by Angola's current rulers ... The former president's daughter headed Angola's national oil company Sonangol.
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