Luanda Leaks

Luanda Leaks: How collaboration helped connect the dots
Priyanka Boghani · February 18, 2020

Project manager Fergus Shiel reveals how ICIJ came to possess the 700,000 Luanda Leaks files – and how the collaboration of 36 media partners came together.

Portugal seizes Isabel dos Santos’ bank accounts
Douglas Dalby · February 11, 2020

Portugal is the latest to take action against Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, seizing dozens of her bank accounts.

Reporting beyond the Luanda Leaks documents
Scilla Alecci · February 4, 2020

A cross-border reporting “army” knocked on doors in Europe, visited hidden retailers in Sardinia, traveled to the Brazilian Amazon, and the French Riviera.

How we mined more than 715,000 Luanda Leaks records
Emilia Díaz-Struck, Pierre Romera and Soline Ledésert · February 3, 2020

Luanda Leaks was a trove of more than 175,000 emails – so how do we go about tackling such a massive dataset? And how can we be sure we haven’t missed major stories?

How we mined more than 715,000 Luanda Leaks records
Emilia Díaz-Struck, Pierre Romera and Soline Ledésert · February 3, 2020

Luanda Leaks was a trove of more than 175,000 emails – so how do we go about tackling such a massive dataset? And how can we be sure we haven’t missed major stories?

Angolan investment at risk as dos Santos-linked jeweler goes under
Kyra Gurney and Scilla Alecci · January 29, 2020

Geneva-based de Grisogono’s main shareholders are Sindika Dokolo, Isabel dos Santos’ husband, and the trading arm of Angola’s state-controlled diamond agency.

Dos Santos’ businesses in Portugal, Cape Verde face new questions after Luanda Leaks
Scilla Alecci · January 28, 2020

Authorities in Portugal and Cape Verde are investigating companies and service providers linked to the African billionaire Isabel dos Santos.

Luanda Leaks reveals thousands forced at gunpoint from fishing community at site of dos Santos project
Will Fitzgibbon · January 27, 2020

Residents driven from urban beach now live in wretched conditions by open sewers.

Soccer leaker Rui Pinto named as Luanda Leaks whistleblower
Douglas Dalby and Sydney P. Freedberg · January 27, 2020

Rui Pinto, the author of Football Leaks, has been named as the source behind Luanda Leaks.

Isabel dos Santos charged with embezzlement, will sell Portuguese bank stake
Scilla Alecci · January 23, 2020

Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, who was at the center of Luanda Leaks, is now facing fraud charges in Angola.