Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Sierra Leone's diamonds still a source of contention

Sierra Leone's "blood diamonds" helped fuel atrocities in the impoverished West African nation in the 1990s. The war has now been over for a decade, and the country's most valuable resource is no longer known as the product of a conflict. But it remains a contentious issue as Tamasin Ford reports from Kono in the eastern part of the country.

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