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World in Progress: Mayor Mvogo optimistic despite Monrovia's many challenges

When the mayor of Monrovia, Clara Doe Mvogo, was appointed, she had big plans to improve particularly the health and sanitation situation for the 1,5 million inhabitants of Liberia's capital. But shortly after she took office, Ebola broke out, changing everything. The energetic septuagenearian tells DW about the challenges of being the mayor of Monrovia and explains why she's still optimistic.

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Interview: Anke Rasper