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Changing dress

Several people wear traditional dress here, but others - especially children - wear Western-style T-shirts.

One man, dressed in a traditional penis gourd, head-dress and beads, told me he was tired of sleeping on the ground in his hut and wanted a modern house and proper roads.

"When that happens," he said, "I'll change the clothes I wear and wear T-shirts instead."

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