The Daily Mail reported on 13th August that Africa’s richest woman has been revealed as the owner of a £13 million home in London. Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s controversial former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, plans to demolish the house and rebuild it as an ‘iceberg’ mansion. The majority of her nearly £2 billion wealth was amassed while her father Jose Eduardo, 76, served as ruler of Angola for 38 years. Critics claim his daughter Isabel acquired her own fortune by using her family’s power to take stakes in firms doing business in Angola, where many people live on as little as $2 a day. The property is said to have been for in cash through an anonymous company based in the of the Isle of Man.
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