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25 Oct 1999 description
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by Tim Chigodo in Harare

Luanda - A group of intellectuals have announced that they would join Angola's main peace movement, amid reports of continuing violence against civilians in the war-torn country.

The group, called the Group for Reflection on Peace GRP, said last week that it would be joining forces with two other groups: the Angolan Group for Reflection on Peace GARP and the Group for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace GAP.

GARP and GAP merged in August in an effort to become more effective in their search for a peaceful solution to the civil war which has ravaged …

15 Mar 1999 description
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JOHANNESBURG (AANA) March 15 - Angolan authorities last Saturday said more than 600 people had been killed in Malanje since November when the country's warring parties resumed fighting.

23 Jul 1996 description
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Washington DC - The following is the announcement of a newly published book entitled "Angola: Promises And Lies" by Karl Maier, who has reported from Angola and Nigeria for Africa News Service and other news organizations:

In 1992 Africa's longest and bloodiest civil war seemed to be coming to an end. Angola, once the battleground for a proxy war between the Cold War superpowers, was to become a symbol of a peaceful new world order, touted by the United Nations as an exemplary model of transition from armed conflict to democracy.