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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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Good news for some

Jonas Savimbi's death was greeted with joy in Namibia, where the governing South West African People's Organisation has extremely close ties to the Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola government...


Russian roulette

The last elections were in 1992: President José Eduardo dos Santos was ahead in the first round of the presidential polls but his rival, Jonas Savimbi, led his troops back to war before a second round could be held...


Later rather than sooner

In May, Dos Santos made seemingly pragmatic statements (AC Vol 42 No 11) about opening lines to his enemy, Jonas Savimbi of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola...


Bitter borders

For ten years, Chiluba's government has tolerated trade between Jonas Savimbi's UNITA and Zambian business people, especially arms suppliers and fuel dealers...

However, several of the MMD's leading business supporters have worked with UNITA and Jonas Savimbi in the past...


Nujoma – the movie

The main leadership contenders maintain a low profile but SWAPO members will have liked Foreign Minister Theo-Ben Gurirab's recent suggestion that Angolan rebel leader Jonas Savimbi and Caprivi secessionist leader Mishake Muyongo (exiled in Denmark) should be in the same international terrorist category as those responsible for the 11 September outrages...


Walk out

Luanda wants to move ahead with the Lusaka accord so it can reduce its military commitments in Congo-K and devote more to fighting Jonas Savimbi's rebels at home...


Stuck again

The United States, calling for 'no talks with terrorists', still wants to prod President José Eduardo dos Santos towards talks with Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola rebels (AC Vol 42 No 17); UNITA's old friends in George W...


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Dodgy dinars

He also claims he saw fake Angolan kwanzas being printed, allegedly ordered by rebel leader Jonas Savimbi, on a visit to the factory...


Waiting for the call

But, like Jonas Savimbi of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola, he faces retribution after he loses office and he likes to keep his opponents off guard...


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