The Inventor from Freetown

From Africa is a Country Tue Nov 20 2012, 12:00:07

This summer I received an email from my friend Anusha about a young inventor in Freetown. The story really made me laugh because while being quite unique, it also really summed up a lot about the nature of social navigation for all types of young people in Sierra Leone: there is a 12 year old kid called General Focus, [...]

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