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Congo Republic to Spend $60 Million on 2015 African Games

December 12, 2011

Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Congo Republic will spend 30 billion CFA francs ($60 million) to host the 2012 All-Africa Games, said Leon Alfred Opimbat, sports and physical education minister.

The money will be invested in sports infrastructure and on training athletes, Opimbat told reporters in Brazzaville, the capital, today.

--With assistance from Franz Wild in Johannesburg. Editors: Emily Bowers, Ana Monteiro

To contact the reporter on this story: Robert Mbakou in Johannesburg at rmbakouo@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net; Antony Sguazzin at asguazzin@bloomberg.net


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