A forgotten island (Deutsche Welle Radio)

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Sherbro Island is located in the Atlantic Ocean, off the south western coast of Sierra Leone, and bears the name of one of the ethnic groups living in the country before the colonial era. Almost 200 years ago, it was a settlement for a group of freed slaves sent back from North America. But today the island’s residents say it is forgotten and neglected.

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