President dos Santos returns home after health checks

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos applauding at the opening ceremony of the 31st Southern African Development Community summit in Luanda on August 17, 2011. PHOTO | STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Dos Santos’s medical condition has recently been subject to fierce speculation, with his daughter Isabel forced to deny rumours that he had died while in Spain.
  • MPLA party confirmed for the first time on Monday that dos Santos had undergone medical checks while in Spain on an extended “private visit”.



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