Cabinda War

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The Cabinda Province is a part of Angola. In is an exclave, and has no direct borders with Angola. The Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda wants the province to become an independent state. Before Angola became independent from Portugal, the Front fought the Portuguese. After it became a part of the Angolan territory, the front is fighting against the Angolan government. In 1956, crude oil was found in Cabinda. The Cabinda War has been ongoing since the end of 1975. It is one of the longest-lasting conflicts in Africa.