Are Sierra Leone’s youth ready to take on the world?
17 August 2022 | 1:05 pm
The vast majority of Sierran Leoneans — 80 percent in fact — are under 35. But is the government doing enough to empower this young generation? DW's Edith Kimani asks young Sierra Leoneans if they feel powerful enough to make their mark on the global stage.
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