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Liberia looks for ways to make rubber prices bounce

By Lucinda Rouse

In Liberia, former football star George Weah is beginning his third day in office after being sworn in as president on Monday. People are waiting to see how he plans to drive the country’s economy.

Rubber is a key commodity for Liberia, but a slump in world prices has made life difficult for farmers. Correspondent Lucinda Rouse went on the trail of farmers to learn about a new type of rubber processing that could be the answer.

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Raqqa reaps the fruit of three years under Islamic State armed group