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Date & Time: Tuesday, 29 April, 7-9PM Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS Speakers: Mick Csáky, Episode Director and Series... more

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 4:39pm
Martin Kobler, head of MONUSCO, observes... more
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 11:38am
The news that over 200 school children were last... more

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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