Muslim News Awards

April 2, 2014

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.

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Dahabshiil wins injunction against Barclays

November 5, 2013

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.

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Dahabshiil Recognised with 2013 Excellence for Enterprise Award

April 23, 2013

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 [...]

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Dahabshiil Partners with One of the World’s Leading Security Software Corporations

April 23, 2013

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 [...]

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Eleventh Muslim Awards Ceremony recognises the very best of British Muslim Achievement

March 28, 2013

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.

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Dahabshiil – BBC Interviews Abdirashid Duale

December 3, 2012

Abdirashid Duale, CEO of Dahabshiil, discusses technological advances in online and mobile payment transfers with Zeinab Badawi

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Conference should focus on positives, argue Somali business leaders

February 23, 2012
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.

Read the article – The Independent

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Somali businessman hails Turkey role as model

February 22, 2012

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.

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Social Entrepreneurship Is Key to Unlocking Somalia’s Potential

February 21, 2012

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.

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Take a look inside one of the largest money transfer companies in the world

February 15, 2012

BBCs Dan Damon spoke to the CEO of Dahabshiil Abdulrashid Duale

The BBC’s Dan Damon spoke to the chief executive of Dahabshiil, Abdulrashid Duale

It is estimated that around one third of Somalia’s income comes from remittances sent by Somalis living abroad.

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