Friday, April 26, 2019

Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Somaliland: Regulatory Gaps in Mobile Banking

Somaliland is one of the leading markets in mobile banking platforms in Africa. It has been acknowledged by renowned individuals such as Bill Gates...
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Somaliland: Ex-Finance Minister Challenges the $80-Million Debt PAC Announced, Calling it a ‘fabrication’

On Monday, following a meeting between the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Representatives and the Minister of Finance, Dr. Sa'ad Ali...

Mobile Money Vs ATMs, what is the result?

There is a lot of excitement around the use of mobile money these days, so much so that one is almost tempted to ignore...
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Somaliland: Central Bank Denies Mint of New Notes, Plans to Migrate to Polymer Money

The Central Bank of Somaliland dismissed rumors that it planned to bring new bank notes at a time the country was still reeling under...

Somaliland and the Death of Cash

After nearly three decades in the economic and political wilderness, Somaliland, the self-declared country that broke away from Somalia in 1991 at the start...

Are Remittances the Silver Bullet to Tackle Vulnerability in Somalia?

Are Remittances the Silver Bullet toTackle Vulnerability in Somalia? Join a riveting conversation with Nasir Majid, Abdirashid Duale, Dr. Idil Osman and Quman Akli Date & Time: Thursday 17th January 2019, 18:30...

Somaliland’s world-leading move towards a cashless culture

A breakaway region in the Horn of Africa isn’t the obvious setting for a technological revolution Abdul Rashid has sold sweet Somali tea on the...

Dusit terror suspect got Sh9m on M-Pesa

A suspect linked to the Dusit terror attack received Sh9 million from South Africa in three months and sent it to Somalia, the Anti-Terror...

Dahabshil Bank International concludes personnel training on quality management

Dahabshiil bank International staff on Wednesday concluded three days training on top quality management in banking which was facilitated by UAE based Al Amanah...

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UAE to Step in to Safeguard Somaliland-UAE Security Interests

Somaliland disclosed that the issue of security dominated discussions it had held with its United Arab Emirates counterparts. "The security issue has been central to...

Somalis to Benefit from UAE-Somaliland Livestock Export Bureau

On a shuttle working visit to the United Arab Emirates mid last week, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland left for...

More Gold Than Reported Filched Out of Africa on a Regular Bases

Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East –...