Money dries up from Senegal migrants in virus-hit Europe | AFP
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In a suburb of Senegal's seaside capital Dakar, Tidiane Konte clutches in his hand the "last receipt" he received from his brother in Spain. "The last time he sent us money was in February," said the 56-year-old unemployed father, whose brother works as a farmhand in northern Spain. Since the appearance of the novel coronavirus, remittances from Senegalese migrants in Europe have dried up, cutting off a crucial supply of cash to many struggling households.
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