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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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Is Gato going?

Gato took over as acting leader of UNITA almost immediately after its founding leader, Jonas Savimbi, was shot dead in February 2002 (AC Vol 43 No 5)...


Neutering UNITA

Eight months after the violent death of Jonas Malheiro Savimbi, the oil-financed élite of the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola is neutering his União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (AC Vol 43 Nos 8 & 12)...

Ibrahim Gambari, the Nigerian who heads the ineffectual UN Mission in Angola (UNMA) as UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's Special Representative, insisted on meeting Valentim who, despite his noisy complaints, was excluded from the Joint Commission (JC) to oversee the 1994 Lusaka accords, which were resuscitated following Jonas Savimbi's death...


Corruption club

The pilot said he had been introduced to Katoto by Jacques 'Kiki' Lemaire, a Belgian transport contractor based in South Africa; Lemaire and Chungu were among those named as supplying arms and fuel to Angola's rebel União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola, in violation of United Nations sanctions against the late Jonas Savimbi's UNITA...


Old guard, new guard

The death of Jonas Savimbi, leader of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola, and the resulting Angolan peace accord, have deprived the Ninjas of a source of weapons...


Who's got the money?

He rejected a request from the late UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi to visit Lusaka in January (he was located in south-eastern Angola and killed a month later) after pressure from President José Eduardo dos Santos' government...


An edited peace

The first two are well known: the killing on 22 February of Jonas Savimbi, creator of UNITA, whose ambition for absolute power at any cost drove the conflict; and the fact that the army had practically won even before his death (AC Vol 43 No 5)...


Pax Luanda

then return to the battlefield after Jonas Savimbi refused to accept the result...


Risky money

Now that Jonas Savimbi of the União Nacional Total para a Independência de Angola is dead, though, President José Eduardo dos Santos can no longer blame him for the war continuing or resist pressure from the International Monetary Fund for transparency and the use of oil revenues for sustainable development...


Death, not peace

After the death in combat of Jonas Savimbi in late February, President José Eduardo dos Santos said the army was working towards local truces, with a view to a general ceasefire...


How many UNITAs?

The most important of the post-Jonas Savimbi factions of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola is the armed wing which was under António Dembo...


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