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Qatar-based social initiative organisation Silatech has signed an agreement with Dahabshil, the largest African money transfer company, and the American Refugee Committee (ARC) to promote youth enterprise and employment in Somalia. The three parties
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 due to strict confidentiality
The UN Development Programme estimates that $1.6 billion in remittances is sent back annually by Somali emigrants living in North America and Europe. Abdirashid Duale , a Somali who is chief executive of Dahabshiil, one of the largest money-transfer
A bomb exploded outside the headquarters of Somalia's biggest bank and money transfer agency yesterday, wounding at least two people hours after Al Qaeda-linked militants ordered the company to cease operations in areas under its control. Police said
The event brought together leading researchers and practitioners to focus on the growing take-up of information and communication technologies (ICTs) among Somalis, and to discuss how innovation in those industries can nurture growth and development.
The UN Development Programme estimates that $1.6 billion in remittances are sent back annually by Somali emigrants living in North America and Europe. Abdirashid Duale, a Somali who is chief executive of Dahabshiil, one of the largest money-transfer
An employee counts money at a branch of international money transfer company Dahabshiil in Somaliland. Photograph: Mark Tran for the Guardian It has been a long time coming. Somaliland has existed albeit without international recognition since 1991,
The group alleged it was the hacktivist group Anonymous, and threatened to destroy Dahabshiil within two months if the company did not stop what the group alleged as supporting terrorist organizations and terrorists in Somalia and across the world.
Anonymous' officially declares 'war on terror' Sydney: Hacktivist group Anonymous has officially declared a war on terror after hacking into the accounts of a Middle Eastern bank. The group threatened to unleash "global internet destruction" unless
Almost every member of the Somali diaspora sends money home to their family, to help with food, rent, school fees and other daily expenses. But clan and hometown groups also collect money to build schools and clinics, even hospitals and universities,