UNITA

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National Union for the Total Independence of Angola

União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola
FounderJonas Savimbi
Founded13 March 1966
HeadquartersLuanda
IdeologyBig tent[1]
Angolan nationalism
African nationalism
Maoism[2]
Ovimbundu interests
Political positionCentre[1] to centre-right[1]
Formerly:
Far-left,[1] subsequently right-wing
Party flag
Flag of UNITA.svg
Website
unitaangola.org

UNITA ended armed struggle in April 2002

The National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA, Portuguese: União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola) is the second-largest political party in Angola. Founded in 1966, UNITA fought alongside the MPLA in the Angolan War of Independence and then against the MPLA in the Angolan Civil War.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 JUSTINO, Jofre. A actual UNITA traiu o espírito de Muangai. Maputo, 2006
  2. "Angola-Emergence of Unita". Mongabay. February 1989. Retrieved 20 January 2015.

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