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Billions spent constructing African capital in the jungle

The small population of Equatorial Guinea ought to be among the world's wealthiest - the county has huge energy resources. So why do so many people live in poverty and why is the country's president building a new capital city in a remote part of the jungle?

HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur visited the construction site for Oyala which will become Africa's newest capital city.

Equatorial Guinea: Obiang's future capital, Oyala

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