This metal badge features a portrait of Agostinho Neto in white enamel. Neto was the first president of Angola following the end of the Angolan War of Independence and the signing of the Alvor Agreement in 1975. This badge formerly belonged to Charles Makhuya. In the 1970s Charles was a guerrilla / freedom fighter with the Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA), the armed wing of the Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU). Collected as part of the Fashioning Africa project.
Place: Angola, Southern Africa, Africa