Somaliland:CCTV covers Dahabshiil Group’s Microfinance, Somtel 4G+ extensively
Unemployment in Somalia has forced several young people to leave the country. Somaliland, which is a breakaway region in northern Somalia, is among the regions the most affected. But a Somali bank called Dahabshiil is looking to change the situation by providing SME funding.
It’s been termed as a failed state for years but Somalia’s telecommunication industry is trying to distance itself from that moniker. Internet companies are competing to target a populous market. CCTV’s Abdulaziz Billow traveled to Hargeysa, a breakaway region in northern Somalia and reports on how 4G+ internet service is changing lives in Somaliland.