Friday, November 22, 2019

Somalia: Dahabshiil Donates $150,000 Relief Assistance to Floods Affected People in Beledweyne

PRESS RELEASE The chairman and board members of Dahabshiil group of companies also send their deepest condolences to the families of victims who perished in...

Ismail Ahmed – Somaliland-born CEO of Major Fintech Firm to Top Powerlist 2019

Ismail Ahmed, the founder and chairman of WorldRemit has been named the most influential black Briton The Powerlist, now in its 13th year, has released...

Somalia Looks For More Foreign Aid, Debt Relief Without Accounting for Missing Cash

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a January 2010 speech that "development was once the province of humanitarians, charities, and governments looking to gain allies...

‘I became a whistleblower and lost my job’: the remarkable story of WorldRemit founder...

Poor experiences in sending money abroad inspired Ismail Ahmed to build WorldRemit – now it's on the verge of becoming a unicorn A refugee from...
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Somaliland Banking and Finance Conference Gets Underway

Major Somaliland banking and other financial institutions got together, today, at Maansoor Hotel Hargeisa for a two-day 'Banking and Finance Conference' that, according to...

Somaliland-Born Entrepreneur Ismail Ahmed Takes On US Remittance Firms Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria

The World Bank puts the market for personal transfers at $689bn in 2018, and about $529bn of that was sent to people in developing...

Kenya: Barclays ATMs Lose KShs11 mln to Robbers

Police are investigating circumstances under which at least Ksh.11 million was stolen from three Barclays Bank ATMs at different locations in Nairobi. According to police,...

Somaliland the Only Loser in the Guelleh Versus Djibouti Charade

Public opinion in Somaliland is currently preoccupied with the case of Mr. Ahmed Osman Guelleh, a prominent Somaliland-Djibouti tycoon and owner of Somaliland Beverage...

To Purge Counterfeited Shilling, Somalia seeks Outside Help

Somalia is seeking the services of a Nairobi-based currency expert seconded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as it looks to issue a new...

Somalia requests USD 4.7bln external debt cancellation

On the sidelines of the 32nd ordinary summit of the African Union (AU), the government of Somalia has asked the international community to cancel...

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Dahabshiil Provides Vital Service for African Community

The CEO of money transfer service speak exclusively to African Business Review on why his company means more to him than just making money. The...
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Somaliland: Waddani Appoints an Avowed War-Monger, Somalia Unity Advocate as Party Reps

qFor the first time in the history of the Somaliland political parties, the Chairman of the Waddani opposition party, Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi, appoints a...

Karabakh Establishing Contacts with Somaliland

The Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) is establishing contacts with Somaliland. "On November 19, I had a very interesting and important debate with prominent Somaliland politician...