Blowing the whistle on traffic offences in Angola
06 December 2021 | 12:36 pm
Disrespect for traffic rules causes many road accidents in Angola. In Bengo province, a group of young men have use whistles on the streets to alert drivers to traffic violations. It's a complicated job.
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