Bonfire for Censored Angolan Newspaper
It has been reported that Media Investe, a company controlled by high-ranking government officers, ordered the burning of the October 27 edition of Semanário Angolense because it included a speech by an opposition leader on the state of the nation.
Newspapers in Angola (file photo): The October 23 speech of the leader of the main opposition party was in response to President Dos Santos's refusal to address the inaugural session of parliament as constitutionally required.
ANGOP, 17 October 2012
The governor of the southern Huila province, João Marcelino Tyipinge Wednesday called on journalists to perform their duties with greater transparency, impartiality,… Read more »
Fahamu, 12 May 2011
Are we witnessing a new era of restricted media, or will Angolans find a way to report their news in an objective and truthful forum?' asks Rafael Marques de Morais, as government… Read more »
Fahamu, 9 January 2009
In an article examining the efforts of Angola's ruling MPLA to harness the media as a tool of social control, Rafael Marques de Morais explores the isolation of alternative media… Read more »
Angola: Minister Assesses State of Media
ANGOP, 23 April 2007
Angolan Social Communication minister, Manuel Rabelais, met Monday in Luanda with directors of public and private media organs, representatives of trade unions and journalists,… Read more »
ANGOP, 26 January 2004
Angola's Supreme Court today in Luanda considered as "defaming" and "injurious" the statements levelled against the courts and judges contained in an article published in the… Read more »