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2014-04-16 16:26:06

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. According to the research into global charges on money sent to sub-Saharan Africa, the average rate to send $200 is 12% - more than double the global average. This is a shockingly high figure....

2014-04-04 04:20:28

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nairobi, 3rd April 2014, WORD FROM OUR COO I'm Daniel Furnad, COO & Senior Executive Producer of Africa 24 Media. Working at Africa 24 Media gives me a unique view of this continent and its cultures, innovations, special people and ability to have fun! I'll be communicating to you on this newsletter and will be happy to respond to subjects that you suggest. THE ZAMROCK SURVIVORS SCREENS AT SAUTI ZA BUSARA...

2013-11-05 16:29:18

LONDON, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. Today the Court handed down its judgment, granting an interim injunction which has the effect of preserving Dahabshiil's banking arrangements with Barclays until the conclusion of a full trial and has also...

2013-04-22 04:21:56

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 due to strict confidentiality agreements, but Dahabshiil is...

2013-02-22 20:21:00

Nominated Filmmakers Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura Will Bring the Stars of their Film - Young Somali Actors Harun Mohamed and Ali Mohamed as Their Guests LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparations for the red carpet are underway at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland, as the 85(th) Academy Awards® ceremony is about to begin this Sunday. And joining in the festivities this year will be two child actors from Somalia who are the leads in the Oscar®...

2013-02-08 12:24:35

OXFORD, England, February 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a talk this week at Oxford University, CEO of Dahabshiil Abdirashid Duale called for faster progress towards interconnectivity in the Somali territories' burgeoning telecoms sector. 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...

2013-01-15 16:22:55

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jubbaland Diaspora Association urges the international community for now to facilitate more political dialogue among different Somali groups rather than to lift the arms embargo, which will be a recipe for disaster in Somalia currently. The country is reeling with terrorism, piracy and human rights violation across the board, further more; the Somali national army is not unified and thus reflects as it is now clan composition given...

2013-01-15 12:27:36

MOGADISHU, Somalia, January 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dahabshiil Group has donated $200,000 to help reconstruct the mental health unit of Forlanini Hospital, in Mogadishu. As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, Dahabshiil Group will finance renovation works in the Mogadishu-based hospital, including provisions for an electric generator, water-reservoir tanks, an annex room for emergencies, two wards and administration and service blocks....

2012-10-22 15:25:05

MINNEAPOLIS, October 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dahabshiil has helped raise $100,000 to provide health care, clean water and employment opportunities in Somalia as part of a diaspora-led campaign in the US. Led by former 1500-metre World Champion, Abdi Bile, Minnesotans undertook a three-mile sponsored run in the 193-acre Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis. The run, dubbed 'Run to Unite' was part of the I AM A STAR campaign - a sustained redevelopment drive to aid Somalia in its...

2012-08-07 06:28:42

HARGEISA, Somalia, August 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dahabshiil Group has donated five hundred head of livestock to public hospitals in major cities across the Somali territories. Dahabshiil Group - which consists of Dahabshiil Money Transfer, Dahabshiil Bank International and telecommunications company Somtel - offered the livestock in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, during which philanthropic giving and altruism are encouraged. A donation ceremony was held...


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2007-12-21 13:23:50

The Somali Wild Ass (Equus asinus somalicus), is a subspecies of the African Wild Ass. It is found in the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea, the Afar Region of Ethiopia, and Somalia. The legs of the Somali Wild Ass are horizontally striped with black, resembling those of a zebra. Photo Credit: Robert Lawton

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