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Isaías Henriques Ngola Samakuva

Date of Birth: 8 July 1946
Place of Birth: Cunje


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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)...


Succession sagas

UNITA leader Isaías Samakuva will continue to struggle to manage UNITA’s transition from defeated rebel movement to effective political party...


Election, what election?

Within UNITA party President Isaías Samakuva is thought of as honest but has not galvanised his defeated group into an organisation capable of challenging the MPLA which he criticises mildly for intimidation and violence against UNITA members in the provinces...


A very old connection

Isaías Samakuva UNITA's leader spent many years outside Angola and his movement needs to develop into a political party rather than a guerrilla group before it can challenge the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola...


Holding the cash

The MPLA and UNITA (led by Brigadier Isaías Samakuva) have agreed that presidential parliamentary and local elections should be held all at once in late 2005 after a new constitution has been finalised and an electoral census organised...


Win the war, lose the peace

The most likely new party president is UNITA's former Paris representative Isaias Samakuva who could attract some MPLA supporters too...


Is Gato going?

He said on 4 February that he was leaving the field open for two main challengers former Foreign Affairs Spokesman Abel Chivukuvuku and former Paris representative Isaias Samakuva who will battle it out at the UNITA party congress in May or June...


An edited peace

Gato's management commission has eleven members from UNITA's armed wing and two from overseas Isaías Samakuva from Paris and Ernesto Mulato formerly the Germany representative and (along with Chiwale) a survivor of the group that helped Savimbi to set up UNITA in 1966...


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