Pan Africanism : A Rush on Madagascar Sapphires

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  1. Destee

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    A Rush on Madagascar Sapphires


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    "Children who I thought were innocently swimming return from the river with handfuls of sapphires."


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    Madagascar has one of the largest gem stone deposits on the planet.


    It was back in 1998 that the discovery of major sapphire deposits in the hot and rocky plains of the island's southern interior sparked an extraordinary scramble for wealth. Ilakaka and the surrounding region now accounts for around 50% of the world's sapphires.

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    I think those children are wasting time...

    I hope the parents are not FORCING THEM to waste their lives away when they can be learning OTHER IMPORTANT LIFE LESSONS.

    VIOLENCE only breeds more VIOLENCE.
     
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    Video: FATHER sowing DISCORD

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