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Craftsmen in Senegal turn trash into art

16 July 2012 Last updated at 13:48 BST

Some people in the Senegalese capital, Dakar are turning trash into other people's treasure.

Babacar Diawara and other residents are creating art pieces from tin cans and later sell them to tourists.

It is a way of earning a living in a country where jobs are scarce.

Laeila Adjovi reports.