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The remains of Central African Republic’s imperial past

By France 24
28 Dec 2017   |   12:19 pm   |   17m 3s
Nicknamed the "Central African Napoleon", Bokassa was the protégé of then French president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing. Today, with its dilapidated palaces and abandoned imperial villas, the country is among the world’s poorest, plagued by corruption and civil war.


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