Monday, August 20, 2018

Develop mobile money infrastructure to raise financial inclusion, EAC told

East African Community (EAC) states need to develop rural infrastructure (especially electricity and ICT) to enhance mobile phone penetration and facilitate its use. The call...

Somaliland: Dahabshiil donates cash, foodstuff to displaced families

Dahabshiil Group of companies on Friday donated foodstuff to 60 internally displaced families in dharkayngeenyo district, Sool region. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8ywdeLV9xI&feature=youtu.be Mr. Khadar Ali Jama, Manager of Dahabshiil...

Somaliland: Dahabshiil gives boost to Dhumay mediation initiative

Khadar Ali Jama, CEO of Dahabshiil Group, Sool, disclosed that the companies would partially ease the expensive burden of the pacification process underway in Dhumay...

Kenyan Diaspora Sends One Million Money Transfers With WorldRemit

Kenyans living abroad have now sent one million money transfers with WorldRemit. With the WorldRemit app or website, the diaspora can send safe, instant transfers...

Kenya: Remittances from Europe drop as Brexit jitters hit, June shows an increase

Money sent by Kenyans living in Europe reduced by 6.3 per cent last month as the decision by Britain to exit the European Union...

Ethiopia’s earnings from remittances on the rise

Demeke Atnafu, the Director General of the Diaspora Engagement at the ministry said the country received $ 4 billion in remittances in the first...

Hargeisa-Odweine-Burao road receives a second cash injection from Dahabshiil

Today, a five-member committee representing the larger voluntary community mobilization caucus supervising the construction of a paved road that would connect Hargeisa, the capital...

Dismayed by Brexit, fintech firm Azimo could leave London

London-based online money transfer business Azimo is considering switching its headquarters to mainland Europe because of Brexit, which it says could threaten Britain's position...

Dahabshiil remittance firm calls on new British PM to support Africa

Leading money transfer company Dahabshiil has called on new Prime Minister Teresa May to back investments supporting African economies, in the wake of the...

Remittances can counteract negative impact of Africa’s brain drain

The African continent is not taking full advantage of remittances as a source of funding.   This is according to Executive Secretary at the United...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...