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.

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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.