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More than 20 Angolans fleeing heavy fighting at Kafuma village in southern Angola have arrived in the northern Namibian town of Rundu, the Namibian news agency Nampa reported. Muronga Sikongo, one of the refugees, told Nampa at the UNHCR office on Wednesday that the group, comprising over 20 men, women and children, fled from Kafuma on Sunday night. Sikongo said that people in southern Angola were going hungry because both the UNITA rebels and government army had looted food and livestock.


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