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Congo (DRC)

31 August 2006

IRIN (UN News)

BRAZZAVILLE — Civil-war veteran Olivier Ngouebo, 39, has had enough of war after the bitter experiences of fighting in his home region of Niari between 1998 and 1999 and again in 2002. "It is time for me to take care of myself and my children," he said recently in Dolisie, capital of Niari Department, about 370 km southwest of the Republic of Congo's capital, Brazzaville. Rather than walk the streets aimlessly or resort to criminality, he seized an opportunity to... (

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