Wheelbarrow user in Khartoum
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Wheelbarrow monopoly in Sudan

In Sudan's capital, Khartoum, about 20,000 people use wheelbarrows to transport goods. But they're not allowed to own their own; wheelbarrows are controlled by local government contractors, who charge high rental fees.

In Sudan's capital, Khartoum, about 20,000 people use wheelbarrows to transport goods. But they're not allowed to own their own; wheelbarrows are controlled by local government contractors who charge high rental fees. Workers say it's seriously damaging their earnings.

Hadya Alalawi reports.

Video produced by BBC Arabic's Mohamed Osman.