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24 Dec 1998 description

NEW YORK, United Nations (PANA, 12/24/98) - Amid intensified fighting between the Angolan government forces and UNITA rebels, the UN Security Council Wednesday demanded for immediate end to hostilities in the country.
The Council, which has met twice in the month on the deteriorating situation in Angola, reaffirmed its commitment to preserving the country's unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity.

24 Nov 1998 description

Jerome Hule, PANA Correspondent

23 Nov 1998 description

BENGUELA, Angola (PANA) - Seven people were killed and 11 others seriously wounded during an attack along the road linking the Cubal municipality to that of Ganda, in Angola's coast province of Benguela, the country's news agency reported Monday.

21 Nov 1998 description

Musengwa Kayaya, PANA Correspondent

11 Nov 1998 description

WINDHOEK, Namibia (PANA) - The United Nations Secretary General's Special Envoy to Angola, Issa Diallo, said here that the leader of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Unita) had accepted to meet him to give his complaints over the implementation of the 1994 peace agreement.

07 Mar 1998 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - A joint commission of government and the rebel movement Unita monitoring the Angolan peace process has fixed March 31, as the new deadline for the final implementation of the Lusaka Accords which officially marked the end of the civil war close to four years ago.

25 Jan 1998 description

HARARE, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Zimbabwean's peace-keeping forces serving in angola returned home on Sunday after
completing their tour of duty.

The three companies of nearly 450 men flew from diamond-rich northeastern Angolan town of Saurimo straight to Harare.

The companies were part of the United Nations Angola Observer Mission (MONUA) which served in the north eastern
Lunda-Sul and Lunda-Norte provinces.

22 Jan 1998 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - The Angolan government says it is deporting 40 illegal immigrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the official news agency (Angop).

The agency quoted the immigration services of the Caculama municipal council in the northern province of Malanje, as saying Thursday the immigrants, who were arrested in the streets of the town, entered the country without relevant immigration papers.

Most of them were street hawkers, it said, adding that they were now waiting for transport to the Angolan capital from where

15 Jan 1998 description

NEW YORK (PANA) - United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan on Wednesday asked for a three-month extension of the stay of the Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA) which expired on 15 days ago.

13 Jan 1998 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - The National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Unita) is expected to send a high-powered delegation to Luanda Friday to prepare the long-awaited meeting between President Jose Edouardo Dos Santos and the former rebel movement's leader, Jonas Savimbi.