Somalilanders’ remittance businesses thrive worldwide

Thirty years ago, Ismail Ahmed snuck from then war-ravaged Somaliland into neighbouring Djibouti, hidden on the back of a tipper truck. His brother, who was working in Saudi Arabia, sent him money to pay for a flight to London to take on a scholarship to study economics. “That’s when I really realised remittances were a […]

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