National Union of Angolan Workers

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Full name National Union of Angolan Workers
Native name União Nacional de Trabalhadores Angolanos
Founded 1950s
Affiliation WFTU
Key people Manuel Viage (general secretary)
Country Angola

The National Union of Angolan Workers (UNTA) is a national Trade union centre of Angola.

The UNTA was organized first in the Belgian Congo, in the 1950s, and moved to Angola after independence in 1975. It is led by Manuel Viage as general secretary.

The UNTA is closely linked to the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA).


  • ICTUR; et al., eds. (2005). Trade Unions of the World 6th Ed. John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.