Braving the tide - New "E-cash" system helps a Mogadishu fisherman

From Oxfam Horn, East and Central Africa Blog Wed Feb 6 2013, 03:20:40

In the past two decades, the city of Mogadishu in Somalia has experienced periods of extreme violence. Today however, Mogadishu is enjoying a period of relative calm. No longer do the streets ring with gunshots. These days the air is filled with the sound of nails being hammered into wooden planks, metal being welded and [...]

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