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Vol 40 No 12

Published 11th June 1999


Somalia

Unfunny money

A consignment of notes for Hussein Mohamed 'Aydeed' with a face value of 35 billion Somali shillings (Sosh) due at Baidoa airport has been held up by an Ethiopian invasion. Last weekend, the Rahenweyn Resistance Army and its Ethiopian allies seized the town - and the only airport open to Hussein. (Local merchants have barred Baidogle to him to prevent the notes arriving).

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