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Abel Epalanga Chivukuvuku

Date of Birth: 11 November 1957
Place of Birth: Huambo Province, Angola


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Alarm grows over vote-rigging plans

Abel Chivukuvuku leads the new PRA-JA Servir Angola party which still awaits approval from the Constitutional Court and Bloco Democrático's (BD) Filomeno Vieira Lopes who was previously part of the Convergência Ampla de Salvação de Angola – Coligação Eleitoral (CASA-CE) coalition...

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The opposition sees a new chance

More youthful outspoken and pugnacious than his predecessor Isaias Samakuva Adalberto has taken his challenge to another level by striking a deal with two other opposition leaders – Abel Chivukuvuku leader of PRA-JA Servir Angola and Bloco Democrático's Filomeno Vieira Lopes previously part of the Convergência Ampla de Salvação de Angola - Coligação Eleitoral coalition...


J-Lo suffers party backlash

Popular former UNITA MP Abel Chivukuvuku has taken to the streets with his supporters against the decision by the Constitutional Court to reject the creation of his new party Partido do Renascimento Angola-Juntos por Angola (PRA-JA)...


The ghost of elections past

Lourenço faces off against UNITA's Isaías Samakuva and Abel Chivukuvuku of the third-largest political force the Convergência Ampla de Salvação de Angola-Coligação Eleitoral (CASA-CE; AC Vol 57 No 25 Dos Santos picks his man)...


The Brazil effect

After well-publicised trips to Europe and the United States by opposition politicians Isaías Samakuva leader of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (UNITA) and Abel Chivukuvuku of the Convergência Ampla de Salvação de Angola-Coligação Eleitoral (CASA-CE) Dos Santos gave a rare television interview in June (AC Vol 54 No 10 UNITA's warning)...


Four more MPLA years

Its splinter party the Convergência Ampla da Salvação de Angola-Coligação Eleitoral led by Abel Chivukuvuku won an impressive 6% of the vote despite forming only in March...


The other contestants

Formed less than six months ago by the charismatic Abel Chivukuvuku a close associate of the late Jonas Savimbi when he led the UNITA rebel movement CASA-CE claims to offer a ‘third way’ for Angola...


Beijing bets on Dos Santos

Former União Nacional para Indepedência Total de Angola (UNITA) stalwart Abel Epalanga Chivukuvuku who in March broke away to form the Convergência Ampla de Salvação de Angola-Coligação Eleitoral did his best to play on popular resentment towards the so-called ‘Chinocas’ and gripes about jobs...


Opposition picks its champions

The leadership contest for the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola is widely seen as an empty affair since the ambitious Abel Chivukuvuku decided not to stand...


Football, contracts and then votes

He faces a challenge from fellow UNITA veteran Abel Chivukuvuku who cut his own deals with the MPLA in the 1990s and is far more media-savvy than the rather dour Samakuva...


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