Sam Mitchell
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Barbecuing to boost Liberia's economy

Sam Mitchell opened Sam's Barbeque during Liberia's civil war in the 1990s.

He saw starting a business as vital to helping the economy back on its feet after the six-year conflict.

So what lies behind Mr Mitchell's success and how has he managed to keep his business growing, surviving the competition?

The BBC's Jonathan Paye-Layleh went to meet him.

  • 06 Feb 2012
  • From the section Africa