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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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Sparkling lobbyists

Washington wants to cut the diamond lifeline of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola leader Jonas Savimbi...


Phone operators

Commission members claim to have been empowered by Jonas Savimbi to work for negotiations (AC Vol 41 No 2)...


Not yet endgame

That promise may cheer up his backers in the United States whose help seems to have been crucial to the setbacks suffered by Jonas Savimbi and his União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola...


Decision time

Jonas Savimbi will continue to head its military but exercise less and less control over its political offshoots...


Digging deeper holes

His regional clout in the group that included Angola's Jonas Savimbi Mobutu and Morocco's late King Hassan II has gone overtaken by the end of the Cold War and the death of two key players...


Battle of Bailundo

Most dangerously for UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi the loss of Bailundo could sharpen the power struggle within his Ovimbundu ethnic group...


Bailing in

They have lined up with the Luanda government's argument that negotiations with the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola are necessary but will work only if UNITA's negotiator is not the untrustworthy Jonas Savimbi...


Stolen stones

Jonas Savimbi's walk-out claimed by the government as a victory duped the world that UNITA was weak and committed to the Lusaka process...


Whodunit?

Burkina has become a key supporter of Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola which lost a good friend when Zaïre transformed itself into Congo; the Ouaga regime helps with transporting weapons to the rebels and plays host to dealers in UNITA's diamonds...


The UN tries again

Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola has for decades enjoyed special access to some senators and congressmen notably the veteran isolationist Senator Jesse Helms (Democrat South Carolina)...


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