"The process of legalization of Islam has not been approved by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, their mosques would be closed until further notice."
Angola President José Eduardo dos Santos has weighed in on the controversy, as he was quoted in Nigeria's Osun Defender newspaper on Sunday as saying, "This is the final end of Islamic influence in our country," according to the OnIslam.net report.
Bento Francisco maintains "that radical Muslims were not welcome in Angola and that the government was not ready to legalize the presence of mosques in the country,"Comments at all of these online things are useless; ibtimes, French-language Moroccan La Nouvelle Tribune, onislam indiatoday, reddit, jihadwatch, guardianlv, joeforamerica, shoebat, jewsnews, bigbluewaves, nothing at all unique, or perceptive or not perfectly prosaic and expected. All the reports use the same photos.
Angola is on the Western side at the bottom of the green belt that goes across Africa.