Angolan rebels in oil enclave seek talks

LUANDA, Angola, July 16 (UPI) — Separatist rebels in Angola’s oil-rich Cabinda enclave on Africa’s west coast are reportedly seeking peace talks with the Luanda regime, a move that could open vast offshore fields in the Atlantic.

Ending the 35-year conflict in Cabinda, cut off from the rest of the former Portuguese colony by a sliver of the Democratic Republic of Congo, would do much to consolidate Angola’s position as one of Africa’s leading oil producers. More……

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One Response to “Angolan rebels in oil enclave seek talks”

  1. waynebisset Says:

    Was there in the 90’s. Savimbi was supposedly having peace talks as well.
    Here are the headlines of that time:
    http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=192454&id=566712239

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