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They claim the payment of their life annuity of 220,000 FCFA per person, which has not been paid since the beginning of the year.

The disabled from Mpila start this Monday June 28 their second week of sit-in in front of the Ministry of Finance. The are at least 115 people who became disabled in 2012 after a weapons and ammunition warehouse of the Congolese army exploded in their neighborhood. These people claim the payment of their life annuity of 220,000 FCFA per person. An amount they have not received since the beginning of the year. In his general policy speech, Prime Minister Anatole Collinet Makosso had promised to dialogue recently to settle social conflicts. For the protesters, so far, the Ministry of Finance has not yet contacted them. Recall that in 2012, an arms and ammunition depot of the Congolese army exploded in the Mpila district in Brazzaville.

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