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Angola: Government Censors News on Massive Fainting Wave

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Angola, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Health, Media & Journalism

Journalist Orlando Castro, on the blog Alto Hama, criticizes [1] [pt] the decision of the Government of Angola¬† to arrest a journalist who reported on a massive fainting wave [2]. Some claim that what has led more than 500 people to faint across the country since April was an unidentified toxic gas. The Government describes it as “mass hysteria”.