Thursday, July 06, 2006

IN SIERRA LEONE, VIOLENCE AND FRUSTRATION INCREASE In Sierra Leone, there are increasing reports of violence at schools, as well as reports of vigilantism, as local residents take the law into their own hands. Sierra Leone is still in the process of rebuilding following a civil war. Among those raising the alarm about growing violence is Valnora Edwin, country coordinator for the ngo, campaign for good governance. From Freetown, she spoke to VOA English to Africa Service reporter Joe De Capua first about problems in the country’s schools. (read more)