24 February 2013

Angola: Interior Minister Urges People to Refrain From Obscurantism

Kuito — The minister of the Interior, Angelo de Barros Veiga Tavares, Saturday , in Kuito, Bie Province, called on the local population to refrain from the practice of witchcraft, in order to avoid various conflicts in society.

This appeal was expressed to the press at the end of the four-day visit that he made in Bie province, in order to ascertain the degree of functioning of the sector.

This practice, according to the interior minister, has significantly contributed to the commitment of various crimes registered in Bie province.

He stressed that the practice of fetishism does not contribute to the unity of society, because it only creates hatred, discord and destroys family life.

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