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Angola

Jonas Malheiro Savimbi ('O Mais Velho')

Date of Birth: 03/08/1934
Place of Birth: Munhango
Died: 22/02/2002


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Diplomacy with attitude

spent and 7 000 peacekeepers deployed in the UN's 1994-98 operation in Angola last December's return to war has discouraged all but the most resolute from trying to foster fresh negotiations between the government and Jonas Savimbi's rebels...


Shell-shocked

No one in Luanda wants to take the blame for the government's string of military defeats by Jonas Savimbi's rebels over the past five months...

While the conventional wisdom is that neither side can secure an outright victory and that a return to the negotiating table after another year to 18 months of fighting is the most likely outcome few can see the government being prepared to reopen talks with Jonas Savimbi for a third time...


The fire this time

Kagame categorically dismissed accusations that Rwandan or RCD troops were fighting alongside forces from Jonas Savimbi’s União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola: ‘Why would we want to do that ...


Mining the depths

Instead we hear that Penza had crossed some of the powerful business interests that have been running the highly lucrative supply of weapons and fuel across to the border to Jonas Savimbi’s União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola...


All about power

What does Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola hope to gain from the return to all-out war...


The President's men

UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi has again criticised the government for having too many whites and mesticos ...


Central Africa's schism

Some of them are threatening to go home to Angola whose army wants them to re-enlist in the fight against Jonas Savimbi and UNITA; the Angolan army may yet remove Kabila’s reserve of 6 000 ex-gendarmes now in Viana camp close to Luanda...


The wages of war

This is happening in Angola (where Jonas Savimbi's UNITA is taking advantage of the FAA's commitments north of the border to step up operations in Lunda Norte Uige and the Central Highlands) and Zimbabwe where growing social discontent at rising prices and unemployment is focusing opposition to President Robert Mugabe's government...


Facing up to Savimbi

Men with both military acumen and charisma have not prospered in the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola led by the charismatic and militarily successful Jonas Savimbi...


Annan and Africa

After the return to hostilities between President José Eduardo dos Santos' government and Jonas Savimbi's rebels it is fairly clear that the government wants the UN to close down its monitoring mission in the country...


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