Tag archive for ‘Banking’
Ismail Ahmed - WorldRemit
By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
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WorldRemit Named Best Money Transfer Company in Europe

WorldRemit, the leading online money transfer service, has been named the best European money transfer company by the International Association of Money Transfer Networks (IAMTN) in this year’s annual awards. Announced More...

An employee counts money at a branch of international money transfer company Dahabshiil in Somaliland.
By goth Mohamed On Monday, July 23rd, 2012
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Somaliland moves towards new banking era

An employee counts money at a branch of international money transfer company Dahabshiil in Somaliland (Mark Tran photo/Guardian). Somaliland is poised to pass a banking law to help the flow of remittances and encourage More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, July 13th, 2012
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Major Islamic banking forum planned in Africa

DJIBOUTI — Opportunities and challenges that are forging the Islamic banking, finance and investment landscape in Africa will be the focus for an upcoming Islamic banking forum in Djibouti. Held under the More...

First Somali Bank
By Sahra Farah On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Mogadishu: East Africa’s newest business destination?

NAIROBI — Somalia’s capital Mogadishu is emerging as the newest business destination in east Africa. New businesses have sprung up in 2012 as investors’ confidence in the country improves. Some business More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, February 21st, 2010
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Telesom unveils solar-powered mobile system in Somaliland

HARGEISA, (Somalilandpress) — Telesom, one of the major telecommication carriers in Somaliland announced on Thursday the launch of the first environment-friendly and cost-effective solar-powered mobile system More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
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Tanzania launches bank for women

Dar es Salaam, 28 Jul 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Tanzania has launched a bank aimed specifically at women in what officials say will be an empowering move. The bank says women need only an ID card or passport More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, June 26th, 2009
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Islamic Banking Gains Momentum

Hargeisa, 27 June 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Governments trying to set framework for establishing Islamic Banking. Conventional banks trying to extend their line of service by Islamic Banking. And Islamic banks More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, June 16th, 2009
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Regulation and Social Responsibility: A Must If Somaliland Is To Have A Stable Economy

Hargeisa, 16 May 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The arrival of BCIMR commercial bank in Somaliland is a great indicator of how fast the region is progressing economically, socially and politically as a bank that More...