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#557: Doing Business Like A Refugee

July 31st, 2014

Episode 709 of 902 episodes

In most parts of the world, refugees are not allowed to work. But Mohammed Osman Ali is a refugee in Uganda, and there, he legally runs a video game arcade and a variety store.Today on the show, why most countries won't let refugees work. And why Uganda is trying something different.

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