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Jonas Malheiro Savimbi ('O Mais Velho')

Date of Birth: 03/08/1934
Place of Birth: Munhango
Died: 22/02/2002


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Casino Jack plays his hand

He was also one of the chief organisers of Democratic International, also known as the Jamboree in Jamba, the 1985 meeting of anti-communist activists at the headquarters of the late Angolan rebel leader, Jonas Savimbi...


One-party stasis

Most notable among those absent from the top leaders was Armando da Cruz Neto, one of the country's most respected military officers and the leader of the armed forces when they defeated Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (UNITA), in 2002...


How Dhlakama and the peace talks were ambushed

That's what happened in Angola after government forces killed rebel leader Jonas Savimbi in 2002 and then senior officers from his União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola joined the government forces...


Roots of a governor

They traded maize flour, fish, emeralds and copper in the region but also arms to the late Jonas Savimbi’s then rebel movement, the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola, according to several published reports...


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...


The past is another country

The leader of the rebel União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola, the late Jonas Savimbi, had a good relationship with the founding Ivorian President Félix Houphouët-Boigny...


New leaf

Gbagbo was popular with Luanda because he ended Ivorian support for the late rebel leader Jonas Savimbi...


Defying the democracy wave

’ The civil war formally ended in 2002, following the killing of UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi...


Storm in an oil barrel

Near the centre of this campaign is veteran Washington lobbyist Riva Levinson, who successfully managed press relations in the USA for Jonas Savimbi’s União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola rebels in the 1980s and early 1990s...


A business and strategic foray

Angolan government troops used Israeli technology (and perhaps personnel) to track and kill rebel leader Jonas Savimbi in 2002...


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