The story about the daughter of Angola's longtime president being Africa's "first woman billionaire"

From Africa is a Country Fri Jan 25 2013, 15:00:17

BREAKING NEWS: The 40-year-old businesswoman daughter of Angola's long-serving president is rich. This week the Twittersphere has gone mad over an article published by Forbes claiming that their "research" has uncovered the fact that 40-year-old Isabel Dos Santos is Africa's "First Woman Billionaire." The story was picked up by AFP (and hence a number of online [...]

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