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Pronunciation: /juːˈniːtə/
An Angolan nationalist movement founded in 1966 by Jonas Savimbi (1934–2002) to fight Portuguese rule. After independence was achieved in 1975 UNITA continued to fight against the ruling Marxist MPLA; a ceasefire was agreed in 2002.


Acronym from Portuguese União Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola.

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