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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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Home and away

Gbagbo has pleased many by reversing his predecessors' support for UNITA; he has withdrawn diplomatic passports from UNITA people, including members of Jonas Savimbi's family...


Talking to Jonas

The government may be getting ready to talk to its arch-enemy, Jonas Savimbi of the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola...


Free Falcone

Apart from supplying Russian arms to the Dos Santos government after Jonas Savimbi restarted the rebel war in 1992, Falcone also helped Luanda procure two French-made surveillance systems for satellite and cellular telephones last year - although the exports were not licensed...


Winners and losers in Angolagate

So when UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi rejected the result of the October 1992 elections and launched a highly effective 'war of the cities', the MPLA could mount little effective defence...


The pro-consuls decide

Angola's main strategic aim in the Congos is clear: to close down the rear bases of Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola...


Ciao João

He disagreed with Kopelipa over tactics, favouring a more gradualist approach in the war against Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola and arguing that the FAA should be more mobile and flexible, with a hearts-and-minds campaign in ex-UNITA areas...


Congo imbroglio

Kinshasa claims that Bemba's forces include a battalion from Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola although independent sources don't confirm this...


Revolving doors

Angola's government is angry because Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola has bases in western Zambia, in collusion with local business people and politicians...


Pretence of normality

Cocksure of its diplomatic and military position, the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola has secured parliamentary approval of a new and renewable 60-day amnesty law that wrong-foots both rebel leader Jonas Savimbi and church and civil groups pushing for a negotiated end to the civil war...


Stuck in the sand

In late August, a United Nations' mission arrived in the country, researching links between African governments and Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (UNITA), whose arms-for-diamonds aircraft have used Burkina as a staging post...


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