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Congo - Rodrigues

John McCarthy hears about Congo and Zaire in the early days of independence from Veronica Cecil and Ian Mathie, and the Indian Ocean isles of Rodrigues from Kathy O'Keefe.

John McCarthy hears about Congo in the early days of independence in the 1960s from Veronica Cecil who had to flee from the civil war with her young family and about the country after it had become Zaire a decade later from Ian Mathie who lived amongst the forest dwelling people. John also meets Kathy O'Keefe who visits the remote Indian Ocean isles of Rodrigues to help with their teacher training.

Producer: Harry Parker.

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