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Vol 47 No 17

Published 25th August 2006


Angola

Cabinda dreaming

The fight for Cabindan independence is being put to bed by the Luanda regime

António Bento Bembe is an unlikely peacemaker. Apparently representing both the rebel Frente de Libertação do Enclave de Cabinda (FLEC) and the umbrella Fórum Cabindês para o Diálogo (FCD), he signed a memorandum of understanding on peace and national reconciliation in Cabinda Province, a peace deal with the Angolan government that, on 1 August, officially ended three decades of conflict in the enclave of Cabinda. The government of the United States...

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