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West Africa,Côte d'Ivoire

29 October 2012

Radio Netherlands Worldwide

ABIDJAN — It's been over a year since the post-electoral crisis in Ivory Coast, but thousands of ex-combatants still hold onto weapons and ammunition. Tired of waiting for various disarmament operations to unburden their compatriots, some young Ivoirians have gotten the ball rolling themselves - on the football field. Two Sundays ago saw the official kick-off of Football for Peace. On 21 October, under the blazing sun, male and female footballers perspire profusely.... (

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