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Vol 40 No 8

Published 16th April 1999


Angola

Deadly diamonds

UNITA's new armoury is financed by a web of deals from Luzamba to Antwerp

Its coffers full of diamond money, União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola went on an arms-buying spree to mount, first its defence of the central highland cities of Andulo and Bailundo in December, and then its assaults on the provincial capitals of Cuito and Malanje.

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