Tuesday, December 12, 2017

eDahab adds Somaliland Shilling to its mobile wallet features

True to the management’s word,  Dahabshiil Group’s eDahab mobile money transfer  wing  added and put to the test additional features permitting the subscriber to...

An integrated Africa will require effective cross-border payment solutions

Over the last five years, Africa’s geographic regions have made integration a priority, and most have recorded successes already—East Africa being the most glaring...

Moneygram hit with largest fine in Austrac’s history

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre has levied its largest ever fine on one of the world's biggest remittance network providers, as a...

Big Banks Plead Guilty To Market Manipulation, Will Pay $5.8 Billion

The age of multibillion-dollar bank fines with no admission of wrongdoing is over. The Justice Department announced Wednesday morning that five banks pleaded guilty...

Banks Rule the World, but Who Rules the Banks?

These days, it is already a truism that the hegemony of the US is based on the Federal Reserve System’s (FRS) printing press. It...

Migration and Development: The $100 billion idea

Later this year the Financing for Development summit will take place in Addis Ababa. The discussion will focus on the post-2015 agenda and the...

Banking Africa’s Unbanked – Time For A Reality Check

Plenty of progress has been made on increasing the size of Africa’s banked population. The trouble is, from the amount of noise that is...

Vacancies: African Development Bank Group – Nigeria

There is an ongoing recruitment into different positions at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB). The African Development Bank Group is a multilateral development...

CBE’s remittance revenue outweighs income from direct international trade

Ethiopia gets USD 3.63 billion from remittances sent via the state owned Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) until the third quarter of the budget...

Turkish central bank to remunerate dollar reserves

The implementation will start as of May 5th Turkey’s Central Bank announced on Saturday that it will remunerate dollar-denominated required reserves, reserve options and free...

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Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...