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General Fernando Garcia Miala


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Dos Santos haunts Lourenço's campaign

Lourenço also gave the powerful role of head of the internal intelligence agency SINSE to General Fernando Miala who had been deeply humiliated and imprisoned by Dos Santos for an attempted 'coup' that was never proven (AC Vol 48 No 15)...


The opposition sees a new chance

Behind the efforts to undermine the united opposition front have been security chief Fernando Miala along with one of the president's aides Norberto Garcia and a close friend of the president General José Tavares...


Mounting protests face police violence

According to a source in Luanda's Serviços de Informação and Serviço de Inteligência e de Segurança de Estado (SINSE) the state intelligence service under General Fernando Garcia Miala has been told by the Presidency to dig deeper into the origin of the wealth of prominent political figures especially those linked to Sonangol – with certain exceptions such as Costa and Vicente...


Changing faces

It looks as if the one-time external security boss General Fernando Garcia Miala is being groomed for a key role in the Palace...


One party rule

In September the former head of the Serviço de Inteligência Externa Fernando Garcia Miala was sentenced to four years' gaol for 'insubordination' (AC Vol 48 No 15)...


Political hurdles ahead

Kopelipa’s arrest follows the arrest and demotion of another long-time intelligence official a year ago General Fernando Garcia Miala...


The trains don't run on time

His rival General Fernando Miala was sacked as chief of external intelligence and convicted of 'insubordination' last year...


Big oil, high stakes

The latest row over China’s US$6 billion credit line to the Luanda government pitted two former intelligence chiefs against each other: General Manuel Hélder Vieira Dias ‘Kopelipa’ the former security advisor to President José Eduardo dos Santos and General Fernando Garcia Miala the long-time military intelligence director...


Mugging Miala

The detention of sacked intelligence chief General Fernando Garcia Miala on 13 July points to deepening rivalries within Angola's security services...


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