On Edge of Sahara, a Hated Currency Fix Hurts Livelihoods

  • Traders in Nigeria's north pass on import costs to customers
  • Buhari resists devaluation as dollar shortage worsens

Photographer: Aminu Abubakar/AFP/Getty Images

At a textile bazaar in northern Nigeria on the edge of the Sahara Desert, temperatures hover near 100 degrees and Abdullahi Abubakar is trying to calm two angry customers.

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