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Sierra Leone: With No Prospects, Youths Are Turning to Crime And Violence

A new generation of Sierra Leoneans are eager to put fighting and war behind them but the lack of jobs and the legacy of their own messed up education, are driving many to crime and violence that could destroy peace. “Life is very rough because we are even suffering for food. I know many friends, they were jailed because they sell ‘brown-brown’ – drugs you inhale,” explained 23 year old Saliou Kamara, referring to the cannabis that his friends trade. Full Story

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