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Angola

Brigadier Isaías Henriques Ngola Samakuva

Date of Birth: 08/07/1946
Place of Birth: Cunje


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UNITA’s warning

’Angola is sitting on a powder keg’, says Isaías Samakuva, leader of the main opposition party, the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola...


Opposition claims dismissed

UNITA leader, Brigadier Isaías Samakuva, named four Chinese nationals, producing what he said were photocopies of their passports, and claimed they were all intelligence officers who had conducted training sessions in electoral manipulation for MPLA cadres in a Cabinda hotel...


Four more MPLA years

Less than twelve hours before polling began, its leader, Brigadier Isaías Samakuva, demanded a meeting with President José Eduardo dos Santos and urged that polling be delayed...


The MPLA plans a landslide

The UNITA leader, Isaías Samakuva, has called a nationwide protest on 25 August against electoral interference by the government, saying his party cannot let the elections go ahead with preparations as they stand...


Beijing bets on Dos Santos

UNITA’s leader, Isaías Samakuva, called the relationship with China ‘unbalanced’ and said it should be ‘re-evaluated’...


Opposition picks its champions

A former intelligence officer, Estevão José Pedro Kachiungo, is challenging Isaías Samakuva but he is so little known that he has been labelled a dummy candidate...


Daylight on Dos Santos

Yet its leader, Isaías Samakuva, is widely expected to stand down before the next elections, sparking a bitter fight for the leadership...


Football, contracts and then votes

The President of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola, Isaías Samakuva, seems not to have learned from the 2008 disaster, when his party took just 10...


Jobs and votes

UNITA leader Isaías Samakuva insists voting should be this year and that Dos Santos is breaking his promise by postponing it...


Stand and deliver

Under Isaías Samakuva, UNITA can no longer claim to be the party of ‘African’ authenticity against the multi-ethnic coastal peoples...


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