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Angola

Brigadier Isaías Henriques Ngola Samakuva

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


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Daylight on Dos Santos

Yet its leader Isaías Samakuva is widely expected to stand down before the next elections sparking a bitter fight for the leadership...


Football, contracts and then votes

The President of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola Isaías Samakuva seems not to have learned from the 2008 disaster when his party took just 10...


Jobs and votes

UNITA leader Isaías Samakuva insists voting should be this year and that Dos Santos is breaking his promise by postponing it...


Stand and deliver

Under Isaías Samakuva UNITA can no longer claim to be the party of ‘African’ authenticity against the multi-ethnic coastal peoples...


Elections at last

Its leader Isaías Samakuva often accuses the MPLA of allowing 0...


Campaign coffers

UNITA leader Isaías Samakuva says he believes that the will of the people will weigh heavier than money but deplores the government's practice of offering jobs to UNITA supporters...


One party rule

At the end of May the UNITA leader retired Brigadier Isaías Samakuva had to lease an aircraft to take his team to the Cabinda Enclave after Air Gemini refused to allow them on to a flight for which they held valid boarding passes...


Political hurdles ahead

The second-largest number of seats will be won by the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (UNITA) which under its uncharismatic but solid leader Isaías Samakuva has struggled to rebuild its support base...


Discontent in the air

This unusual dissent came eight days after the opposition União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola claimed that its leader Isaías Henriques Ngola Samakuva had been shot at by police in Camabatela Kwanza Norte...


Authoritarian alliances

UNITA's current President Isaías Samakuva infuriated state media in January after comparing in a pesonal attack on Dos Santos the MPLA's methods to those of the reviled late Portuguese dictator António Salazar (1889-1970)...


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