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Feature - The Market of the Damned in Angola. 1999.
Alex Majoli
The Roque Santeiro in Angola is the largest open-air market in Africa. It's Brazilian name originates from a featured market in a Brazilian soap opera which was popular on Angolan television fifteen years ago, when the market began. A never-ending expanse of shacks and stalls, the Roque Santeiro attracts approximately one million people each day. Inside the market, vendors sell anything and everything - food, arms, drugs - even people are for sale. However the Rogue Santeiro is much more than a market.

An amalgam of people live in the Rogue Santeiro day and night - a mixed world which welcomes...

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ANGOLA. Luanda. A collective marriage inside the Roque Santeiro...
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ANGOLA. Luanda. Victim of the war, Roque Santeiro market. 2000....
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ANGOLA. Luanda. Children playing in the Roque Santeiro market....
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ANGOLA. Luanda. A soldier inside the prostitute area of the...
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ANGOLA. Luanda. On the main street of the Roque Santei market....
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ANGOLA. Luanda. A collective marriage inside the Roque Santeiro...
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ANGOLA. Luanda. Handcraft workers make furniture for sale in...
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ANGOLA. Luanda. Mosé's funeral. Mosé died at six months of...
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ANGOLA. Luanda. Children playing. There are many homeless children...
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ANGOLA. Luanda. A cinema inside the Roque Santiero market. 2000....
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ANGOLA. Luanda. Among the stalls in the Roque Santiero market....
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ANGOLA. Luanda. On the main street of the Roque Santeiro market....
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ANGOLA. Luanda. Mosé funeral. Mosé died at six months of age...
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ANGOLA. Luanda. A catholic chapel inside the Roque Santeiro Market....
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ANGOLA. Luanda. A wedding ceremony in the Roque Santeiro Market....
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ANGOLA. Luanda. A wedding ceremony in the Roque santeiro market....
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ANGOLA. Luanda. The weekly catholic mass celebrated in the Roque...
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ANGOLA. Luanda. Mose's funeral. Mose died at six months of age...
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ANGOLA. Luanda. Inside the prostitute area of the Roque santeiro....
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ANGOLA. The Roque Santeiro market is the largest open-air market...
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