Gianluca Iazzolino

Gianluca Iazzolino is a PhD candidate at the Centre of African Studies (CAS) at the University of Edinburgh and a fellow of the Institute of Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion (IMTFI) at the University of California Irvine. His research focuses on Kenya, Uganda and Somaliland, focusing on ICT, financial inclusion and migration.

Following Mobile Money in Somaliland

Zaad, Somaliland’s first mobile money platform, was launched in 2009 and has rapidly become a feature of a financial landscape hitherto...MORE >

A safe haven for Somalis in Uganda?

This briefing examines the emergence of the Somali migration route to Uganda and its significance in the long history of Somali...MORE >