How to remember Jonas Savimbi – Africa is a Country

“Sixteen years after the end of the Angolan civil war, the Angolan state considers how to properly remember and memorialize the leader of UNITA.”

Justin Pearce recently wrote a blog post for Africa is a Country – influential online platform that seeks to challenge the received media wisdoms about Africa through online commentary, original writing, media criticism, videos, audio, and photography.


Based on his experience in Angola and extensive research, Pearce traces how the MPLA has shaped the international discourse about the country and sheds light on how “things look different” inside Angola.

Read his blog post on Africa is a Country here!

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