Urban concepts for Congo

ONCE every two months, Djoko Prihanto takes a 13-hour flight to Paris, followed by an eight-hour flight to Brazzaville. Then it is another six hours by car or a two-hour helicopter flight, before Mr Prihanto reaches his destination - Oyo-Ollombo.

For the geographically challenged, Oyo-Ollombo is 400km north of Brazzaville, capital of the Republic of Congo.

Just what is Mr Prihanto doing in Africa? The deputy managing director for urban planning at Surbana is heading an 18-person team, who are undertaking...

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