Liberia: 86-Year-Old Government's Retiree Survives On Garbage Collection

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[FrontPageAfrica] From Monday to Saturday, Mr. James Weah (age 86 in 2021) leaves his one bed room zinc house in the predominantly slum West Point Township from 6am every day to tour the Central Business District of Liberia's Capital, Monrovia. His collection tools are a large blue polythene bags, hidden in an old leather bag when he's leaving home. His traditional 'work uniform' is a blue face-cap, old shirt (upper part of a private Security Firm he had done night-security work with when he was doing day-time work for MCC)


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