UNITA

political party

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.

National Union for the Total Independence of Angola

União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola
LeaderAdalberto Costa Júnior
FounderJonas Savimbi
Founded13 March 1966
HeadquartersLuanda
IdeologyBig tent[1]
Angolan nationalism
African nationalism
Ovimbundu interests
Formerly:
Maoism [2]
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

ReferencesEdit

  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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