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Unchanged Situation

Ruling MPLA party won reduced majority (down from 72% of vote to 61%) in 23 Aug general election amid opposition parties’ accusations of vote-rigging: main opposition group UNITA 25 Aug rejected provisional result, claiming it did not match its own count; smaller opposition group CASA-CE also rejected result as “impossible”. UN mid-Aug began relocating 33,000 Congolese refugees from reception centres to new settlement 100km from Congolese border (see also DRC).

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Angola’s Choice: Reform Or Regress

Angola’s Choice: Reform Or Regress

Dealing with Savimbi’s Ghost: The Security and Humanitarian Challenges in Angola

Dealing with Savimbi’s Ghost: The Security and Humanitarian Challenges in Angola

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Op-Ed / Africa

Ambitious Angola takes to world stage

Originally published in Mail and Guardian

Report / Africa

Angola’s Choice: Reform Or Regress

One year after more than four decades of internationally fuelled civil conflict came to an end, Angola is faced with a stark choice.

Report / Africa

Dealing with Savimbi’s Ghost: The Security and Humanitarian Challenges in Angola

Emerging slowly from decades of civil war, Angola stands at a crossroads between a spectacular recovery or further cycles of instability and crisis. The government that won the fighting must now move on a number of fronts – with international support – to win the peace.