E-cash, basketball and dreams in Mogadishu

From Oxfam Horn, East and Central Africa Blog Thu Dec 6 2012, 12:13:09

"I used to be the captain of the Somalia women's national basketball team in 1991, just as the country was beginning to fall apart. While this was taking place, the team and I were in Ethiopia participating in the regional championships. We could not return so we were instead taken to Nairobi." These were the [...]

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