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Vol 41 No 18

Published 15th September 2000


Namibia

Murderous border

The new chief of the Namibia Defence Force is Major General Solomon 'Jesus' Hawala, which worries many Namibians (AC Vol 31 Nos 19 & 20). In the undeclared war along the north-eastern border with Angola, the security forces are widely believed to involve harmless civilians when reacting to cross-border raiders from the União para a Independência Total de Angola. Hawala, now NDF army commander, takes over on 1 December from Lieutenant Gen. Jerobeum 'Dimo' Hamaambo, NDF chief since its formation in 1990.

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