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Vol 54 No 22

Published 1st November 2013


Angola

Lessons from Luanda

Angola has been flexing its military muscles to remind Congo-Brazzaville exactly who is boss. In a security operation beginning on 13 October, Angolan forces seized 40 Congolese soldiers in the Kimongo area of Niari Prefecture, bordering Cabinda, where rebels of the Frente para a Libertação do Enclave de Cabinda (FLEC) are active (AC Vol 54 No 19). The Angolan troops took the Congolese to Angolan territory before returning them to the border, where they were released.

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