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Friday, 18 April 2014 - 10:03am
Very good news on Wednesday when Barclays Bank... more
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Richard Dowden's Blog

Friday, 18 April 2014
Written by Richard Dowden
Very good news on Wednesday when Barclays Bank agreed to give Dahabshiil, the Somali remittance company, sufficient time to find another way of transferring money from the UK and elsewhere to Somalia before closing its account with them. Up to $2 billion a year is sent from Somali exiles to their... more

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