Somali currency survives long civil war
Last updated: 3 September 2013
Shilling value kept alive despite lack of authority to regulate it during two decades of conflict.

Somalia’s central bank was among the national institutions ruined by more than two decades of civil war.

Although the Somali shilling has been without an authority to regulate it for years, it still managed to scrape by and maintain value, despite how little it may be.

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Mogadishu.