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THE BIG PICTURE

/ Mufananidz­o mukuru / Aworan ńlá / As-surat al-kabira

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Cocoa war: A Virunga National Park guard walks through a cocoa field in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Attacks by the rebel Allied Democratic Forces caused farmers to flee. The DRC boasts the highest quality cocoa beans in the world and the park wants to keep its high-end chocolate factory running to create jobs and to prevent the recruitmen­t of young men into armed groups.

 ?? Photo: Alexis Huguet/afp ??
Photo: Alexis Huguet/afp

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