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Brigadier Isaías Henriques Ngola Samakuva

Date of Birth: 08 July 1946
Place of Birth: Cunje


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The ghost of elections past

Lourenço faces off against UNITA's Isaías Samakuva and Abel Chivukuvuku of the third-largest political force the Convergência Ampla de Salvação de Angola-Coligação Eleitoral (CASA-CE; AC Vol 57 No 25 Dos Santos picks his man)...


Good banks from bad

The leader of the opposition União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola Brigadier (Retired) Isaías Samakuva said the BESA affair was 'a police case' with unconstitutional aspects and a lack of transparency...


The Brazil effect

After well-publicised trips to Europe and the United States by opposition politicians Isaías Samakuva leader of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (UNITA) and Abel Chivukuvuku of the Convergência Ampla de Salvação de Angola-Coligação Eleitoral (CASA-CE) Dos Santos gave a rare television interview in June (AC Vol 54 No 10 UNITA's warning)...


UNITA’s warning

’Angola is sitting on a powder keg’ says Isaías Samakuva leader of the main opposition party the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola...


Sovereign wonga fund

The leader of the opposition União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola Brigadier (Retired) Isaías Samakuva reacted to the Fund by telling reporters ‘I don't think Angola is in a position to be creating an SWF...


Opposition claims dismissed

UNITA leader Brigadier Isaías Samakuva named four Chinese nationals producing what he said were photocopies of their passports and claimed they were all intelligence officers who had conducted training sessions in electoral manipulation for MPLA cadres in a Cabinda hotel...


Four more MPLA years

Less than twelve hours before polling began its leader Brigadier Isaías Samakuva demanded a meeting with President José Eduardo dos Santos and urged that polling be delayed...


The MPLA plans a landslide

The UNITA leader Isaías Samakuva has called a nationwide protest on 25 August against electoral interference by the government saying his party cannot let the elections go ahead with preparations as they stand...


Beijing bets on Dos Santos

UNITA’s leader Isaías Samakuva called the relationship with China ‘unbalanced’ and said it should be ‘re-evaluated’...


Opposition picks its champions

A former intelligence officer Estevão José Pedro Kachiungo is challenging Isaías Samakuva but he is so little known that he has been labelled a dummy candidate...


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