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Africa gets first 'female billionaire'


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#1    Render

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:22 AM

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Isabel dos Santos, the eldest daughter of Angola's president, has become Africa's first female billionaire, US financial magazine Forbes has said.
The 40 year old's shares in several Portuguese firms, including a TV cable company, and an Angolan bank put her on the billionaires' list, Forbes said.
Her first venture was a restaurant in Luanda called Miami Beach, said the magazine that tracks the world's rich.
Most of the population in oil-rich Angola live on about $2 (£1.25) a day.
Angola is striving to tackle the physical, social and political legacy of a 27-year civil war that ravaged the country after independence from Portugal.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...africa-21184854


#2    godnodog

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:29 AM

Yep, too bad the article does not say how the family got the fortuned. The President gets millions from oil sold, and it
´s legal cause it´s in the constitution, and the people living in s***.





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