Almerindo Jaka Jamba

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Colonel Almerindo Jaka Jamba (born 21 March 1949) is an Angolan politician and former rebel leader in UNITA. He studied in Portugal where he received a degree in philosophy. He is a member of the Angolan National Assembly with UNITA and Angolan ambassador to UNESCO. He was previously the deputy speaker of the Angolan parliament from 2002-2004. In 1975, Jamba was named Secretary of State by Jonas Savimbi under UNITA in the "transition government" that operated from January 1975 to July of the same year in accordance with the Alvor Agreement. He is the oldest living member of UNITA.[citation needed]

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