Monday, January 21, 2019

East Africa must harness a digital financial services ecosystem

The East African Community ecosystem for digital financial services has shown exponential growth over the years, with active users and active agents increasing 60-fold...

Somaliland: Finance recognizes GAMS, HAC as model taxpayers

His Excellency the Vice Minister of the Somaliland Ministry of Finance Development, Abdulkadir Mohamoud Sheikh, Monday, awarded Gulf Marill Services Ltd (GAMS) and Hargeisa...

Dahabshil Bank International concludes a fruitful Customer Service Week

Dahabshil Bank International (DBI) is committed to implementing apt suggestions made by its customers. This was revealed during a dinner that DBI hosted for its clients...

Dahabshiil’s MicroDahab gives new lease of life to small enterprises

Fauzia Mohamud Hassan’s life looked shattered when the drought of 2015 claimed her entire livestock leaving her with no source of livelihood and eight...

Somaliland’s world-leading move towards a cashless culture

A breakaway region in the Horn of Africa isn’t the obvious setting for a technological revolution Abdul Rashid has sold sweet Somali tea on the...

eDahab transforms financial system, promotes market efficiency

On the dusty streets of Somaliland's capital Hargeisa, Mohammed Ahmed Ismail is arranging paper money in his tidy, waiting for clients who wish to...

Abay bank, WorldRemit strengthen ties to aid transfers

Abay Bank and WorldRemit are forging a relationship to help facilitate the transfer of funds from the growing Ethiopian Diaspora communities via its digital...

Africa’s Somalia and Zimbabwe lead on mobile-money technology

Of the 690 million registered mobile-money accounts worldwide, 50% are in Africa. In Zimbabwe and Somalia, for example, both countries that have experienced decades of economic...

Bill Gates has a brilliant but simple strategy for success

The way you look at your reality can greatly impact your success, according to the billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. "We focus so much on...

Somalia to get first World Bank loan in 30 years

The World Bank has approved $80 million in loans to Somalia to fund public finance reforms, marking the first disbursement to the government of...

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Will The EAC Hold Or Loose Mere Anarchy On East Africa?

There is an old story, probably apocryphal, that shines a light on the way the East African Community (EAC) and its interstate relations have...

Amidst Brexit drama, UK takes a stand against conflict-related sexual violence

Kicking off what is guaranteed to be a watershed year for British foreign policy, an event held in the British Parliament on Wednesday revealed a glimmer...

Somaliland: SOLJA Slams SAAB owner’s Malicious Rhetoric

Chairman Huuto describes SAAB owner rhetoric as quite besmirching and befitting the profession The chairman of Somaliland Journalists Association, SOLJA, Mr. Mohammed Abdi Jama a.k.a. Huuto...