Sindika Dokolo 48, the esteemed Art collector and husband of Africa’s richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos daughter of the former president of Angola is dead, according to a tweet by Africa Facts Zone.
Before his death, him and his wife were being investigated over a $1.136 billion mismanagement of state funds. Their assets were frozen over this in December 2019.
He owned 3,000 pieces of contemporary African art.
Sindika Dokolo was the son of Augustin Dokolo, a Zairian businessman recognized for having created the first Zairian bank, He was recently splashed by the Luanda Leaks scandal in which his wife Elisabeth Dos Santos, daughter of former Angolan President Édouard Dos Santos, was widely cited.
In the Congolese political sphere, he was known for his opposition to a third term of Joseph Kabila.
He is the initiator of the citizen movement “Les Congolais Debout”. Before his death. Dokolo together with his wife (Isabel Dos Santos) were under investigation for
allegedly embezzling state properties.
Few Things You Need To Know About Sindika Dokolo
Sindika Dokolo was born in 1972. On March 16. He had one of the most powerful collections of African contemporary art, with over 3,000 pieces.
He was raised by his parents in Belgium and France Augustin Dokolo owner of the bank millionaire African art collector, and his Danish wife, Han Cruze. He attended the Lyceum of Saint-Louis de-Gonzaga in Paris, where he graduated. He later studied economics and foreign languages at the Universities of Pierre-Marie Curie in Paris
In the political sphere in Congo, Dokolo is known to have opposed the third term of Joseph Kabila.
Prior to his death, Dokolo together with his wife were under investigation for allegedly embezzling state properties.