'Paris', DR Congo
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DR Congo suburbs renamed after major cities

Like many big cities across around the world, Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has its fair share of poverty and tough areas.

However, some of its residents have big aspirations - so much so that they have started renaming districts with the names of faraway capital cities whose style they admire.

The BBC's Maud Jullien went to meet some of the young people behind the trend.

  • 20 Aug 2014
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