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A monetary unit of Angola, equal to one hundredth of a kwanza.
- ‘Kwanzaa is from Swahili for "fist," referring, it is said, to the Black Power symbol of a clenched fist, and is also the term for 100 lwei in the currency of Angola, underscoring its essentially commercial character.’
- ‘According to Gerhard Schön, the date, 8th of January 1992, is 15 years to the day from when Angola introduced the Lwei/Kwanza monetary system.’
A local word.
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