Angola Keywords:, MPLA, Socintern V. G. SHUBIN Doctor of Historical Sciences In December 2011, the First International Colloquium on MPLA history, "55 Years in the Service of Angola and Angolans", was held in Luanda, the capital of Angola. It was both scientific and socio-political in nature. On the one hand, more than two dozen reports were made by both historians and direct participants of the events, and on the other hand, at least several hundred activists of this ruling party in Angola, mostly young people, were present in the hall. On behalf of the President of the MPLA (and the Republic of Angola) Jose Eduardo dos Santos the colloquium was led by the general secretary of this party, Juliao Mteus Paulo (widely known since the anti-colonial struggle under his" fighting " name - Dino Matross). The conference was attended, along with Angolans, by guests from African countries, mainly neighboring ones, as well as a representative of the Portuguese Communist Party, a journalist from Italy who made a campaign in the liberated areas of Angola more than 40 years ago, a historian from Brazil, a group of Cuban veterans and the author of these lines.1 Perhaps the most colorful figure among the foreign guests was Ghanaian Kojo Chikata, known in the 1960s among MPLA fighters as "Domingos da Silva", when he participated in the guerrilla struggle in Cabinda. Upon his return to his homeland, Chikata was arrested and sentenced to death, and the intervention of A. Neto helped save his life. But then, during the reign of J. R. R. Tolkien, Rawlings (1981-2001), was actually the second person in the government of Ghana, and is still an adviser to the President. The main guest of the conference was Joaquim Chissano, who served for many years as President of Mozambique, who earned respect in the world, in particular, because, unlike others (and not only in Africa), he did not cling to power. His report - "MPLA and FRELIMO and the liberation of Southern Africa"-showed how cooperation ... Read more

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