Dahabshiil today took part in an event to launch a new report by leading development think tank the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), which found that Africans living abroad face some of the highest fees in the world to send money home. Bookmark on DeliciousRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinTweet about itPrint for laterTell a friend[ Read More → ]
Dahabshiil are extremely proud and honoured to be part of the Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014 which took place last night at Grosvenor House, London. The Muslim News is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and the awards are an important celebration of Muslim talent and the contribution of the Muslim community to British Society.[ Read More → ]
The High Court heard an application for an interim injunction to prevent Barclays Bank from terminating the banking services it provides to Dahabshiil, the largest African Money Transfer Operator (MTO) on 15/16 October 2013.[ Read More → ]
Dahabshiil, the largest African international payments firm, has been honoured with the Excellence for Enterprise award at the 2013 Muslim News Awards ceremony at Grosvenor House in London, UK. Dahabshiil received the Ummul Mu’min Khadijah Award for its vital role in fostering social development and increasing financial stability in developing countries through remittance finance. The […][ Read More → ]
Dahabshiil, the largest African money transfer company, has agreed a deal with one of the world’s leading providers of software security services. The agreement will see the American-based organisation provide a suite of services, including encryption, monitoring and security of all company devices, systems and data. Precise details of the deal will not be released […][ Read More → ]
Over 500 people celebrated the Eleventh The Muslim News Awards for Excellence – Britain’s longest standing Muslim awards event – Monday, at London’s Grosvenor House. The coveted award ceremony recognised the very best of Muslim contribution to British society.[ Read More → ]
Abdirashid Duale, CEO of Dahabshiil, discusses technological advances in online and mobile payment transfers with Zeinab Badawi[ Read More → ]
Daniel Howden | The Independent
The build up to the London conference on Somalia has focused on what doesn’t work in the Horn of Africa nation – the coastguard, the central government, the security services – but the answer to the country’s crisis lies in examining what does work, argue Somali business leaders.
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By William Maclean
LONDON (Reuters) – Turkey’s bold new interest in Somalia should be an example to other donor nations to give infrastructure projects as big an emphasis as traditional aid, a top Somali businessman said.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan visited Somalia in August, the first non-African government leader to do so for nearly 20 years. The Turks have since opened an embassy, started work on the international airport, offered Somalis university places in Turkey and made plans to build a new hospital.[ Read More → ]
The CEO of Somalia’s largest private sector employer has called for the international community to help unlock the potential of social entrepreneurship in the region, so it can stage its own recovery from issues that have plagued it for more than 20 years.
Speaking ahead of the London Somalia Conference, to be chaired by British Prime Minister David Cameron, Abdirashid Duale, CEO of Dahabshiil, Africa’s largest money transfer business, said: “Somalis have high hopes that the international community will develop a concrete plan to improve the region’s future.[ Read More → ]