God is a profitable and deadly business in Angola

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Tue Jan 15 2013, 03:00:32

Sometime after the end of the São Silvestre foot race through the streets of Luanda and the start of any of the many New Year's Eve parties (this one, worthy of both Marilyn Monroe and De Beers, caught our attention), a tragedy occurred. Sixteen people died (among them three children) and one-hundred and twenty were [...]

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