Monday, February 19, 2018

Somalis panic as cash flow dries up after U.S. remittance lifeline cut

  NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Somali families are panicking and businesses are running short of funds two weeks after the last major U.S. bank...

Italian coastguard goes to rescue of at least 600 migrants

Two merchant ships and an Italian coast guard vessel went to the rescue of more than 600 migrants who sent emergency calls for help...

Sending Money Home: The Hidden Force in Global Economics

a-TEDx sponsored, evocative picture of what remittances are to the developing world. The 'Somali' angle is very much in the foreground. http://www.ted.com/talks/dilip_ratha_the_hidden_force_in_global_economics_sending_money_home

U.S. banks cut off cash transfers to Somalia

Last week, Abdia Sheikh made her regular trip to Dahabshiil, a tiny office in Falls Church, Va., and a financial nerve center of the...

Somalis push Minnesota officials to help after bank halts money transfers

WASHINGTON – Somalis living in the Twin Cities are begging Minnesota’s elected officials to help find a way to safely wire money back to...

Prominent Somali academic dies

One of Somalia's most reputed educators who advocated for empowering the Somali language has died in the Somali capital Sunday, aged 81, family said. Hussein...

FBI’s most Wanted Terrorist listed Al-Shabaab Agent

The FBI needs your tips to track down the newest fugitive added to its Most Wanted Terrorists list, Liban Haji Mohamed. A reward of...

US court in Virginia to hear 2 Somali pirates’ appeals

Abukar Osman Beyle and Shani Nurani Shiekh Abrar were sentenced to 21 life terms for their roles in the February 2011 attack off the...

Comments on Somali Migrants ‘misrepresented’, says Lib Dem MP

  The Lib Dem MP for Bristol West said pubs in parts of the city were closing because of the decline of the "white working...

Somalis in Soweto and Nairobi, Chinese in Congo and Zambia, Local Anger in Africa...

From DRC, Kenya, to South Africa, some argue local competitors are “jealous” of the success of foreign traders – or even just “lazy”. THE last...

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Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor Until recently,...

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid...
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Dahabshiil Group CEO calls on Somali Youth Empowerment at 1st Somaliland International Marathon Run

Mr. Abdirashid Mohamed Said Dualeh, CEO of Dahabshiil Group of Companies has called on fellow businessmen, community leaders and members of the general public...