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Somaliland Council of Ministers Approve 2020 Budget Forecast

The Republic of Somaliland's cabinet of ministers unanimously approved the 2020 budget forecast the Minister of Finance Development presented to the Council Monday. The Ministry...

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...

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More Soldiers, Civilian Officials Abandon Puntland Responsibilities to Re-align with Somaliland

Thirty police officers of Boocame district, Sool, who had, hitherto, been loyal to the Somalia Federal state of Puntland laid aside their allegiance to...

Somalia PM Pauses Implementation of $112-Million WB Project

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Khaire Saturday suspended a World Bank-funded development deal signed between Finance Minister Abdirahman Beyle and representatives of three regional states...

Can Ethiopia Hold a Credible, Free, Fair Election in 2020?

PM Abiy Ahmed, upon coming to power in April 2018, promised to hold democratic, credible polls with a clear timeline The much-anticipated announcement of voting...