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Vol 41 No 16

Published 4th August 2000


Angola

War against peace

The peace movement is gaining support but not from the politicians

A congress for peace held at Luanda's Catholic University on 18-21 July might sound like a bland affair. Yet by bringing together over 20 churches with politicians and non-governmental organisations, the Congresso pro Pace went to the centre of Angola's biggest controversy: whether or not the government should ever again to talk to Jonas Savimbi, the wily leader of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola.

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