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Cassinga

Cassinga is a former town in the Huíla province of southern Angola.

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Mining Industry Of Angola - Iron Ore
... with Austromineral, an Austrian company, to repair facilities and organize production in Cassinga ... Production began to slow in 1974 as a result of technical problems at the Cassinga mine in Huíla Province and stopped completely in August 1975 ... By 1988 the Cassinga mines had a production capacity of approximately 1.1 million tons per year ...
Battle Of Cassinga - Background
... regularly travelled south by road from Huambo through Cassinga, an abandoned mining town that was located about halfway to the battlefront at the Namibian border ... A group of PLAN soldiers led by Dimo Hamaambo occupied Cassinga (codenamed "Moscow") some weeks after they began using it as a stopover point according to both Charles "Ho Chi Minh ... Not long after the establishment of the PLAN camp at Cassinga, it began to function also as a transit camp for Namibian exiles ...
Cassinga Day
... Cassinga Day is a national public holiday in Namibia remembering the Battle of Cassinga ... in 1978 when the South African Defence Force attacked a SWAPO base at Cassinga in southern Angola" ...
Battle Of Cassinga - Aftermath
... military terms, the South Africans declared the attack on Cassinga to be a great success, even though disaster was so closely averted by the intervention of the SAAF ... According to General Constand Viljoen, Cassinga set the strategy for the SADF for the next ten years, i.e ...