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Neto, Agostinho(Encyclopedia)Neto, Agostinho gooshtn´yoo n´too [key], 1927–79, first president of independent Angola. A Portuguese-educated physician and poet, he founded the Popular Movement for the Liberation of...
Cabral de Melo Neto, João(Encyclopedia)Cabral de Melo Neto, João zhwouN kbräl´ d m´lü n´tü [key], 1920–99, Brazilian poet and dramatist. Raised on his family's sugarcane plantation, he entered the foreign service in 1945 a...
Savimbi, Jonas(Encyclopedia)Savimbi, Jonas sävm´b [key], 1934–2002, Angolan rebel leader. He was a founding member of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) in 1966. Savimbi was included in the i...
dos Santos, José Eduardo(Encyclopedia)dos Santos, José Eduardo zhooz´ wär´doo doos säN´tooz [key], 1942–, president of Angola (1979–2017). Educated in the USSR as an engineer, he was foreign minister in the first ...
African literature(Encyclopedia)African literature, literary works of the African continent. African literature consists of a body of work in different languages and various genres, ranging from oral literature to literature written...
Portuguese literature(Encyclopedia)Portuguese literature, writings in Portuguese. The literature of Brazil is considered separately (see Brazilian literature). Early Works Literature in the Portuguese language first emerged in lyric po...
Angola(Encyclopedia)Angola ng-g´l [key], officially Republic of Angola (2015 est. pop. 24,300,000), including the exclave of Cabinda, 481,351 sq mi (1,246,700 sq km), SW Africa. Angola is bounded by the Atlantic O...
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