‘Deserted’ village: why did they leave?
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Gambia's ‘deserted’ village: Why did the young men leave?

The village chief of Badibu Saaba, in The Gambia, explains how most of the young men have left. But six months after electing a new president, will things soon change?

Video produced by Daniel South and Huong Ly. Filmed by Darren Wardrobe

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  • 23 Jun 2017
  • From the section Africa
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