South-West Africa


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South-West Africa

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Other parties in the special category include Tanzania's Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) in Angola, Namibia's South-West Africa People's Organisation (Swapo) and Frelimo (Mozambique).
Described as a revolutionary pan-Africanist, Nujoma was also the former leader of the South-West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO) political party, in which he led the SWAPO in one of the world's longest war for independence, from 1966 to 1990.
Since the declaration of these objectives among others, Angola and Mozambique remain firmly under Portuguese rule: Ian Smith and Apartheid continue to flourish; Fernando Po remains a camp where Africans are made to slave labour; South Africa holds firmly to South-West Africa; and the Specialised Commissions set up by this Organisation to formulate proposals for harnessing the natural and human resources of our Continent for the total advancement, welfare and well-being of all our peoples have failed to meet, on more than two occasions for LACK OF QUORUM
In the process, the formwork system has also been awarded various prizes -- most recently in South-West Africa and India.
Stockton Riverside College students travelled to South-West Africa to deliver classes to children.
The name of which African country, once a colony called 'German South-West Africa', translated means 'Area where there is nothing'?
Moreover, the freedom struggle in Angola had expanding consequences: including the independence of Namibia (formerly known as South-West Africa), the end of a Fascist regime in Portugal itself (revolution of April 1974), and eventually the demise of some aspects of apartheid in South Africa itself.
He said the resolution adopted on September 29, 1978 put forward proposals for a ceasefire and UN-supervised elections in South African-controlled South-West Africa which ultimately led to the independence of Namibia.
"It will help transform lives from our doorstep in Grangetown, Cardiff to Namibia in south-west Africa.
The South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) group launched its independence movement in 1966, but it was not until 1988 that South Africa agreed to end its administration of Namibia, in accordance with a United Nations peace plan for the entire region.
Prominent in the minds of those seeking greater unity was the continued subjection of millions of Africans to colonial or white settler rule in the Portuguese colonies, in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), in South Africa and in South-West Africa (now Namibia).