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RIP Kinshasa's 'Spirits of Death' minibus taxis?

Travelling in the Democratic Republic of Congo can often be a nightmare.

Now the government is planning to overhaul the rather dangerous public transport system in Kinshasa.

The capital's old minibus taxis, known as "the Spirits of Death", are being replaced by new buses but not all commuters are happy, as BBC Africa's Salim Kikeke found out.

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  • 26 Jun 2013
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