Money transfer companies in Somalia: a lifeline for regular people and NGOs

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Mogadishu

Remittances sent by relatives and friends abroad are a lifeline for millions of people in Somalia.

But the African Union and the UN report that many people were fearful when Barclays, a major international bank, threatened to cut service to the biggest money transfer firm in the country.

Dianne Penn reports.

Duration:  3’28″

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