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Vol 37 No 8

Published 12th April 1996


Somalia

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General Mohamed Farah 'Aydeed', one of Somalia's self-proclaimed Presidents, is trying to bolster his legitimacy with banknotes. His son, Hussein Farah, has arrived in London to persuade security printers De la Rue to run off some much-needed Somali shillings (the old notes are falling to pieces) or sell the plates so that the job can be done by an Italian company.

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