Recently, Isabel Dos Santos, a highly successful Angolan businesswoman, attended “Africa Summit 2019” in Brussels as a speaker. Isabel is a daughter of the former Angolan President, Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, who has been named as the richest woman in Africa with an approximate net worth of $2 billion. Lately, she travels a lot throughout Angola and the world to advance his interests in business and community development.

At the summit, Isabel Dos Santos said that Africa can increase its competitiveness leveraging use of technology as well as education of the African population to use the technology. Digitization is a big challenge facing Africa. Isabel believes that if the population is educated on technology and technology is embraced by everyone in the continent, the continent will develop at a faster rate. Isabel Dos Santos participated in the summit which was organized by a political group of the European Parliament called European Reformists and Conservatives.

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The Unitel President said that in addition to the success of mobile telecommunications in Africa, digital revolution is looming. The e-commerce sector will continue to grow in Africa going into the future and e-commerce sales as well as transactions are surpassing the ones in traditional stores. Additionally, the leader believes that as digitization continues to take root in Africa, digital banking will be also embraced with time.

Isabel Dos Santos pointed out that the urban planning and agricultural sectors are the most affected by the use of technology. Transport issues are still rampant in African issues. Isabel Dos Santos advocates for the application of technology to create innovations to optimize costs and improve the quality of life.

In agriculture, the businesswoman believes that the agricultural sector can be made competitive through the application of state-of-the-art agricultural technology or any other technology to improve production. The focus on agricultural technology will enable optimization of costs and even increase its competitiveness. She also added that populations should be empowered by governments to embrace these concepts and turn them into opportunities. The focus on technological development in the continent involves finding solutions to key issues that affects Africa. Some of the key issues to be dealt with in Africa include unemployment and investment challenges. Visit: http://www.angonoticias.com/Artigos/item/60668/a-nova-vida-de-isabel-dos-santos-na-unitel

Isabel Dos Santos was born on April 20, 1973, in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, a reasonably large country nestled in between Armenia, Georgia, and the Caspian Sea. Her mother is of Russian nationality, and her father is Angolan. During her youth, Isabel Dos Santos, had attended an all-girls boarding school in Kent, Cobham Hall. As a scholar, Isabel Dos Santos received her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, from the King’s College in London. She is also the eldest daughter of former Angolan President José Eduardo Dos Santos.

 

Angola’s princess, Isabel Dos Santos, is an affluent Azerbaijan Businesswoman, who attributes her status to her smart business investments and diverse business portfolio. She was ranked #9 on Forbes’ Africa’s Billionaires of 2018 and #74 on Powerful Women of 2017.

 

Isabel Dos Santos has made quite a few expansion business ventures in a variety of markets. Recently, attained a significant stake in Portuguese companies, including a telecommunications firm, and Nos SGPS, a Portuguese cable TV company. Her father, while he was still President, made a substantial amount of changes to ensure that Isabel Dos Santos and her siblings were financially secure for the future. In 2016, Isabel Dos Santos became CEO of one of her father’s state businesses, Sonangol, Angola’s state-assigned oil firm.

 

She also holds shares in the company Galp Energia, a Portuguese energy supply and distribution corporation operating, out of Lisbon, Portugal. As a business, Galp Energia is involved in the distribution transport, refinery, production, trading, regasification, and storage, of natural gas and petroleum. The company consists of roughly over 100 companies through Europe, and is ranked as of one of three most sustainable companies in Europe.

 

As CEO, Isabel Dos Santos held the position for a year before her father’s retirement, where of which, she was removed from her position by the new acting President in November 2017. In 2017, Isabel Dos Santos, was valued at $4 billion, making her currently the wealthiest woman in Africa.

 

In her personal life, she is the wife of Congolese Art Collector and Businessman, Sindika Dokolo. The couple married in 2002, and have three children together.