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KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO MARCH 2: Up-market people walk on a street on March 2, 2006 in Matonge District in Kinshasa, Congo, DRC. Matonge has some of the best nightlife in Africa and 24-hour nonstop bars and restaurants; Many of Kinshasa?s trendy people spend time here many wearing the latest fashions. Kinshasa, a city of about eight million people is battling with bad infrastructure and no public transport. Congo, DRC is in ruins after forty years of mismanagement by the corrupt dictator and former president Mobuto Sese Seko. He fled the country in 1997 and a civil war started. The country is planning to hold general elections by July 2006, the first democratic elections in forty years.(Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson)
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