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Jonas Malheiro Savimbi

Date of Birth: 3 August 1934
Place of Birth: Munhango
Died: 22 February 2002


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Big men, big countries, big hopes

João de Matos helped lead a military alliance to among other things isolate Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola and oust his regional supporters Mobutu and Congo-Brazzaville's Pascal Lissouba...


Best friends, friends and foes

' Kinshasa's changed attitude towards Paris follows months of poisonous relations culminating in the expulsion of France's deputy Ambassador to Congo Eric Lubin a veteran aficionado of Mobutu's circle and of Jonas Savimbi's in Angola...


De Matos makes plans

Barring a last-minute summit between President José Eduardo dos Santos and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi both sides are moving towards another major military confrontation...

This ought to isolate the hard-line element within UNITA; those politicians and soldiers who have chosen to remain with UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi who continues to move between the planalto towns of Andulo and Bailundo saying his personal security could not be guaranteed were he to move to Luanda...

An agreement in principle on Luzamba's diamonds had been hammered out by Jonas Savimbi and Angolan government negotiator Gen...


Post-coup purge

Luanda think Jonas Savimbi's rebel União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola has been operating sanctions-busting flights through Zambia...


Captain Solo speaks

The colonel said the Angolan government was against Chiluba because it believed he was supporting the rebels of Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola ...


Regional circle

Luanda's regional strategy to isolate and encircle Jonas Savimbi and his União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola forces took further shape with President José Eduardo dos Santos' hosting of a summit on 27 October in his Futungo de Belas headquarters for the Presidents of Congo-Brazzaville Congo- Kinshasa and Gabon...


A dictator returns

João de Matos the commander of the Forças Armadas Angolanas 90 000 battle hardened troops and another warning to Jonas Savimbi's rebel forces still holed up in Bailundo in Angola's Planalto...


Time's up, again

The United Nations Security Council is poised to implement fresh sanctions against the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola whose leader Jonas Savimbi is still not complying with the 1994 peace accords...


Payback time

When Angola's army attacked UNITA in Lunda Norte in May Congo's army closed the border cutting off Jonas Savimbi from his Zaïrean sanctuary and his main route to the outside world...


Après le déluge – quoi?

With Mobutu gone Jonas Savimbi and his União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola have lost their Zaïrean bases to Kabila a long-time friend of Luanda's ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola...


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