Several sources confirm the death in Dubai this afternoon of the Congolese businessman Sindika Dokolo, who drowned while scuba diving.&nbsp…

SAD NEWS FOR ISABEL DOS SANTOS

Death of the art collector Sindika Dokolo on October 29, announce several sources

Several sources confirm the death in Dubai this afternoon of the Congolese businessman Sindika Dokolo, who drowned while scuba diving. 

Isabel Dos Santos

 

At the age of 48, Sindika Dokolo was a collector of African art. He was the son of Augustin Dokolo, a Zairean businessman known for having created the first Zairean bank. He was recently splashed by the Luanda Leaks scandal in which his wife Isabel Dos Santos, daughter of former Angolan President Edward Dos Santos, was widely quoted.

In the Congolese political sphere, he was known for his opposition to a third term of Joseph Kabila. He was the initiator of the citizen movement "Les Congolais Debout".

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