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

dahabshill wins at the eleventh muslim awards ceremony, recognising the very best of british muslim achievement 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

abdirashid duale, ceo of dahabshiil, discusses technological advances in online and mobile payment transfers with zeinab badawi dahabshiil – bbc interviews abdirashid duale part 1 abdirashid duale, ceo of dahabshiil, discusses technological advances in online and mobile payment transfers with zeinab

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Conference should focus on positives, argue Somali business leaders

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 […]

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Somali businessman hails Turkey role as model

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 […]

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Dahabshill CEO Abdirashid Duale Talks to Masters Students at Helsinki’s 100-Year-old School of Economics

london, april 6, 2011 /prnewswire/ — abdirashid duale, ceo of dahabshiil group, was invited last week to address graduating masters students at aalto university school of economics in helsinki – an internationally renowned institution for management education currently celebrating its centenary year. the two-hour talk took place on tuesday 29 march as part of a […]

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has partnered with Dahabshiil, the largest international money transfer company in Africa, to host the first ever Somali community event in Kenya.

the event, themed ‘now i know’, saw high profile kenyan and somali artists and musicians celebrate stories of the somali diaspora living in kenya. the aim was to promote somali culture and to educate other communities about the struggles and triumphs of somali immigrants in kenya. roberta russo, public information officer at unhcr somalia, said: […]

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Money man serves the Somali diaspora

by katrina manson published: may 24 2011 21:25 | last updated: may 24 2011 21:25steeped in the community: abdirashid duale says his family has built the business through understanding its customers and developing a network of outlets aged eight, abdirashid duale would rush back from school to take his place in the family’s small shop […]

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Dahabshiil CEO: Africa Day Marks a “Turning Point” for African Economy

london, may 25, 2011 /prnewswire/ — dahabshiil ceo abdirashid duale today described africa day as a “turning point” for the african economy. this follows recent economic reforms in many african countries which have played a significant role in promoting africa as a viable business partner in the global market. african governments have worked to liberalise […]

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Dahabshiil CEO gives keynote speech on global money transfer at University of Oxford

ceo of dahabshiil gives keynote speech on global money transfer and telecoms industries at the university of oxford, uk 1 july 2011 abdirashid duale, ceo of dahabshiil, one of africa’s largest money transfer companies, gave the keynote address at a conference hosted by oxford university from 29-30 june. the two day event, the first of […]

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Somalis in Britain Help Nation Through Drought

selah hennessy | london somalia is suffering the “worst humanitarian crisis” in the world, according to the head of the u.n. refugee agency, and aid groups are working hard to make sure millions of people hit by drought have access to food, clean water and medical care. but aid is only one way to help […]

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