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Angola: “Melon of gold” uncovers social gap

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Angola, Economics & Business, Food, Human Rights, International Relations, Protest

Angolan netizens express their revolt in dozens of comments to a recent news [1][pt] about melon price speculation. The fruit is sold in one shop of Luanda for USD 105. In 2010 Luanda was considered the most expensive city [2] in the world for expatriates. Almost 10 million [3] [pt] Angolans still live below the poverty line.