Iron Ore Boom Awakens the Ghosts of War that Ripped Sierra Leone

Iron Ore Boom Awakens the Ghosts of War that Ripped Sierra Leone

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As it marks the 10th anniversary of peace, the country that put “blood diamonds” and “child soldiers” into the global lexicon will see its economy grow more than 21 percent this year, according to International Monetary Fund estimates, thanks to a natural resources boom.