22.10.2010 - Somali Islamists ban mobile money transfer
From AP: The hardline Shebab Islamists who control a large swathe of Somalia said they were banning mobile money transfers in the regions under their control. The government condemned the move, alleging that the Shebab slapped the ban in retaliation for a refusal by some mobile transfer companies to let the insurgent group use their services to fund their military activities. "After confirming the risk of using the mobile money transfer service, Shebab Al-Mujahideen decided to ban the service from Somalia," the Al-Qaeda-inspired group said in a statement..............................................Full Article: Source
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