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27 Dec 1996 description

HARARE, Zimbabwe (PANA) - A contingent of 17 Zimbabwe police officers left Harare Friday for peacekeeping and observer duties in Angola.

25 Dec 1996 description

Lubango, Angola (PANA) - Some 7,000 children and 910 women of child bearing age have been immunized against various diseases under Angola's Expanded Immunization Programme in Chibia, northern Angola.

21 Dec 1996 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - Nine generals of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) were officially integrated into the Angolan armed forces in a ceremony in Luanda on Friday.
The ceremony took place in the presence of the United Nations secretary general's special representative in Angola, Alioune Blondin Beye, the Angolan minister of national defence, General Pedro Sebastiao and the chief-of-staff of the army, General Joao De Matos.

18 Dec 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=12/18/96
TYPE=YEAREND REPORT
NUMBER=5-35248
TITLE=96: ANGOLA
BYLINE=ALEX BELIDA
DATELINE=JOHANNESBURG
CONTENT=

13 Dec 1996 description

ROME, Dec 13 (Reuter) - The U.N. World Food Programme on Friday said one of its staff in Angola had been killed in an attack by men in military uniform.

A statement by the Rome-based agency named the victim as Jorge Leitao. He was 31.

Leitao died in the attack on Wednesday on a road between Ndalatando and Ngonguembo, east of the capital Luanda, while travelling by car with three other people.

''They came upon four men in military uniforms. As they passed, one of the men raised his gun and fired. Mr Leitao was fatally wounded in the head.

11 Dec 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=12/11/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-207383
TITLE=ANGOLA FINAL RENEWAL (L ONLY)
BYLINE=ELAINE JOHANSON
DATELINE=UNITED NATIONS
CONTENT=

01 Dec 1996 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - The special envoy of U.S. President Bill Clinton charged with monitoring the Angolan peace process, Paul Hare, has left Luanda at the end of a two-week mission in Angola.

29 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/29/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-205261
TITLE=ANGOLA / UNITA (L ONLY)
BYLINE=ALEX BELIDA
DATELINE=JOHANNESBURG
CONTENT=

18 Oct 1996 description

HARARE, Zimbabwe (PANA) - The United Nations mediator in Angola, Alioune Blondin Beye, said Thursday there was urgent need for the settlement of the country's political and security instability.
"We have to move ahead," he said. "Very soon we will be celebrating the second anniversary of the signing of the peace accord and yet there is still no peace in Angola."

16 Oct 1996 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - The mediator in the Angolan peace process, Alioune Blondin Beye, has said UNITA promised to implement aspects of the Lusaka protocol by Nov. 15.

14 Oct 1996 description

LUANDA, Angola (Reuter) - Secretary of State Warren Christopher said Monday it was "imperative" that Angola's rival
factions honor peace accords and warned that the world would not tolerate renewed war.

He spoke after deciding to send a senior aide to deliver that message to UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi at his highland
stronghold and following talks in Luanda with Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos .

U.S. officials said George Moose, assistant secretary of state for African affairs, would see Savimbi, head of the formal rebel

12 Oct 1996 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA)-The Angolan government has increased the salaries for civil servants by 50 percent and for soldiers and policemen by 100 percent, after a cabinet meeting, official sources said Friday.
According to the official statement, salaries will be progressively adjusted to the cost of living.

Copyright 1996 Panafrican News Agency and Africa News Service. All rights reserved.

12 Oct 1996 description

NEW YORK, United States (PANA) - The United Nations security council on Friday extended the mandate of its Verification Mission (UNAVEM-III) in Angola by two months.

12 Oct 1996 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA)- Four generals from the UNITA army arrived in Luanda on Friday to join the future national army, the national news agency , ANGOP reported Saturday.

11 Oct 1996 description

From Segun Adeyemi; PANA Correspondent

11 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/11/96
TYPE=BACKGROUND REPORT
NUMBER=5-34633
TITLE=ANGOLA/THE "SHAKE-SHAKE" ECONOMY
BYLINE=ALEX BELIDA
DATELINE=LUANDA
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:

INTRO: ANGOLA'S ECONOMY HAS BEEN RAVAGED BY 20-YEARS OF CIVIL
WAR AND POLITICAL INSTABILITY. NOW, AS AN INTERNATIONALLY-BACKED
PEACE PROCESS NEARS ITS FINAL PHASE, ECONOMIC CONDITIONS HAVE
WORSENED, THREATENING THE POLITICAL AND MILITARY RECONCILIATION
EFFORT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT AND ITS FORMER REBEL RIVALS IN THE

11 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/11/96
TYPE=BACKGROUND REPORT
NUMBER=5-34634
TITLE=ANGOLA/SAVIMBI
BYLINE=ALEX BELIDA
DATELINE=LUANDA
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:

INTRO: U-S SECRETARY OF STATE WARREN CHRISTOPHER MAKES A BRIEF
STOPOVER IN ANGOLA MONDAY AS HE CONCLUDES HIS FIRST EXTENDED TOUR
OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. HIS VISIT COMES AT A CRUCIAL TIME IN THE
PEACE PROCESS THAT ENDED TWO DECADES OF CIVIL WAR. YET MR.
CHRISTOPHER WILL NOT MEET THE ONE MAN WHOSE ACTION CAN AFFECT
THE FATE OF THAT ENTIRE PROCESS. V-O-A SOUTHERN AFRICA

10 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/10/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-204452
TITLE=UN/ANGOLA (L ONLY)
BYLINE=JOE CHAPMAN
DATELINE=NEW YORK
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:

INTRO: DIPLOMATS URGED THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL TODAY
(WEDNESDAY) TO SEE THAT ANGOLA CONTINUES ON THE ROAD TO PEACE.
V-O-A'S JOE CHAPMAN REPORTS FROM NEW YORK.

TEXT: DIPLOMATS FROM MORE THAN 30 COUNTRIES TOLD THE U-N
SECURITY COUNCIL IT MUST SEND A CLEAR AND UNAMBIGUOUS MESSAGE TO

07 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/7/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-204258
TITLE= ANGOLA WARNING (L ONLY)
BYLINE=ELAINE JOHANSON
DATELINE=UNITED NATIONS
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:

INTRO: U-N SECRETARY-GENERAL BOUTROS BOUTROS-GHALI ISSUED A STIFF WARNING MONDAY TO UNITA LEADER JONAS SAVIMBI TO STOP DELAYING THE PEACE PROCESS IN ANGOLA AND SAID HE PLANS TO START DOWNSIZING THE U-N OPERATION THERE IN DECEMBER. CORRESPONDENT ELAINE JOHANSON REPORTS MR. BOUTROS-GHALI HAS SENT A NEW REPORT ABOUT THE ANGOLA SITUATION TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL.

02 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/2/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-204016
TITLE=MANDELA / ANGOLA (L-ONLY)
BYLINE=DELIA ROBERTSON
DATELINE=JOHANNESBURG
CONTENT=