Bombakhla’s Story

By Patrice Sowanou  September 28, 2020 Editor’s note: While reporting on the aftermath of a shipwreck in Guinea in 2018, journalist and seafarer Patrice Sowanou interviewed a family who told him about their son, Bombakhla. Desperate to escape his home country and in search of a brighter future, Bombakhla became involved with criminal elements in…

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