Monday, May 29, 2017

Ismail Ahmed: Refugee Turned Fintech Chief Aims to Upend a $444 Billion Market

Refugee, economist, whistle-blower, entrepreneur -- Ismail Ahmed has played many roles in his odyssey from war-torn Somalia to London’s fintech frontier. But one event stands out:...

Ethiopia: Exporting Electricity – Exemplary Move to Socio-Economic Development

Exporting electricity, for Ethiopia, is surely becoming a profitable business and helps to establish itself as a major power hub in Africa. Since 2014,...
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Dahabshil Bank International launches ‘Dahabo Banking for women’

Dahabshil Bank International (DBI) today launched a new service called “DAHABO BANKING” which is meant to exclusively cater for the needs of its female...
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Somaliland: Dahabshiil Donates towards Developmental Projects in Gabiley Region

Dahabshiil group of companies this week made cash donations towards several ongoing developmental projects in Gabiley region. Mr. Mahmoud Haji Osman Abdillahi and Mr. Farhan...

Money Transfer Agents Brace For Possible Fallout From Proposed US Remittance Tax

Money transfer agencies in Jamaica are bracing for a possible fallout if a proposed tax on remittances from the United States takes effect. Acting general...

Somali teen’s venture in rare field attracts support of international firm – Dahabshiil

Nasra’s story touched Dahabshiil Chief Executive Officer, Abdirashid Duale Teenager Nasra Haji has ventured into a world most female Somalis would dare not, mechanics. She wakes...

Target Somalia: The new scramble for Africa?

I know some rather annoying crows in the Somali port town of Berbera. Every morning, as I eat my breakfast by the beach, they...

Saudi military base in Djibouti on track

Deal was intitally discussed in March and comes at a time when relations between the two countries have been steadily growing Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahamoud...

China rapidly expands port, military base in Djibouti

China has not stopped investing in Djibouti, a country in East Africa bordering on Somalia and Ethiopia. Beijing continues to construct a military base and...

#BoycottUnited: How Social Media Will Make United Airlines Pay

United Airlines found itself in yet another controversy after they forcibly removed a man on an overbooked flight. The airline stated that it needed...

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Turkey will deliver around 15,000 tonnes of food to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, as East Africa continues to edge closer to...

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President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his...