UNITA


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UNITA

(juːˈniːtə)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) União Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola
[Portuguese: National Union for the Total Independence of Angola]
Translations

UNITA

[juːˈniːtə] N ABBR =União Nacional para a Independencia Total de AngolaUNITA f, Unita f
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You recall to my mind that cruel separation of the united fraternities, so much to the prejudice of both bodies, as all separations must be, according to the old adage, Vis unita fortior ; which to be sure there are not wanting some of one or of the other fraternity who are able to construe.
(18) This has, in part, been based on an ethnic basis for UNITA, the MPLA, and FNLA; respectively comprised of Ovimbundu, Mbundu, and Bakongo peoples, who together account for three-quarters of the total population of Angola.
Recently Unita rebels and Angolan government forces have been fighting in the area after Namibia agreed to allow Angola government to use its land to launch mortar attacks on Unita bases.
Thousands of others have been mutilated, including two young villagers I met in Huambo hospital, their ears hacked off with machetes by UNITA soldiers while they walked in the nearby woods.
The Cuban-supported forces were advancing four brigades on UNITA headquarters.
Angola's energy needs will also be affected, with the supply of oil products to the country now limited to only certain points of entry, in an attempt to prevent vital energy supplies getting into the hands of UNITA rebels.
Apartheid South Africa sends troops to back UNITA against the MPLA, which has military support from Cuba.
Both the MPLA and UNITA became what the Cold War demanded of them.
The GeoSeaA unitA received an order for installing a meteorological mast in the Irish Sea.
Unita leader Isaias Samakuva has long criticised the electoral process, saying the voters roll hadn t been authenticated while some 2,000 of his party s observers were denied accreditation to polling stations.
Roberto Maroni, Italy's Interior Minister, said Campana's arrest represented a "major blow" against the Sacra Corona Unita (United Sacred Crown) crime family.
But MPLA's arch-foe UNITA contested the results and the country returned to civil war.