Sindika Dokolo, the esteemed Art collector and husband of Africa’s richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos is dead, aged 48, according to a tweet by Africa Facts Zone.
Dokolo was reported to have died in Dubai.
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.
Dokolo also owned one of the most contemporary African art collections, which included over 3,000 pieces of art.
Africa's richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos' husband, Sindika Dokolo has died.
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. pic.twitter.com/LeczyHUCFB
— Africa Info 247 (@SmartAtuadi) October 29, 2020