Sunday, May 27, 2018

Job and Pay Gap Between Local Somali Graduates and Diaspora Returnees

Young graduates claim they are being overlooked for the best paid jobs in Somalia by employers favouring Somalis returning from overseas with foreign credentials. Most...

Getting Remittances right for Africa’s unbanked – Says Dahabshiil’s CEO

Africa is home to the world’s largest number of unbanked people. Many of them rely on underground financial services. According to some estimates, half of...

Government of Kenya fully satisfied that Dahabshiil is compliant and poses no risk

An official Kenyan Government Gazette notice has given Dahabshiil Kenya's compliance systems a clean bill of health.  The Gazette officially removes Dahabshiil Kenya from the government's list, published earlier this year, of people and businesses who...

Nigeria: SERAP Sues Okonjo-Iweala Over Alleged Missing N30 Trillion

A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to court over "failure to...

President Silanyo Cuts the Ribbon at the Opening of Dahabshiil Bank International-(Video + Photos)

By Abdirisak Itaqile Hargeisa, (Somaliland Monitor) — Amid cheers and applause from the gathered officials and guest, Somaliland president Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud “Silanyo” has on...

Ethiopian Ministers in Hargeisa to finalize Cooperation Pact (update)

Ethiopia Federal government State Ministers for Foreign Affairs and Agriculture and Animal Husbandry are in Hargeisa, today, to iron our final details of the...

Suspending Money Transfers to Somalia Hurts the Poor, Not Terrorists

Earlier this month, Kenya suspended the licenses of 13 Somali money transfer agencies operating in Nairobi in a bid to limit funding to al-Shabab...

Africa’s Richest Man Commissions $500 Million Cement Plant In Ethiopia

Dangote Cement, the cement producer controlled byAliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has commissioned a $500 million cement plant in Ethiopia. The cement plant which has...

Bagging $100m: how WorldRemit is filling Africa’s remittance market gap

Founded in 2010 by Somali entrepreneur Ismail Ahmed, WorldRemit — a London-based tech startup providing low-cost international money transfers — made headlines a few weeks...

Dahabshiil CEO Glad Somalia Internet Outage Ends

Somalia's internet has returned after an outage of more than three weeks cost the Horn of Africa nation about $10 million a day, authorities...

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President Bihi Calls Somalia’s Gass Multiple-Defaulter on Negotiated Ceasefires

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, speaking to the press on Saturday, Hargeisa, revealed that Abdiweli M Gass,...

Djibouti: Attractive but Risky

As countries across the Horn of Africa embark on ambitious programs to attract foreign investment, Djibouti seems a stable option in a volatile region....

Somaliland Paging Mr Michael Keating!

The defined territory is one of the physical elements of the state enshrined in the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States...