cbe

USD
53.5273
54.5978
,
GBP
62.6662
63.9195
,
EUR
58.516
59.6863
,
CHF
55.9713
57.0907
,
SEK
4.676
4.7695
,
NOK
4.834
4.9307
,
DKK
7.1135
7.2558
,
DJF
0.2974
0.3033
,
JPY
0.3771
0.3846
,
CAD
36.2863
37.012
,
SAR
12.909
13.1672
,
AED
13.1884
13.4522
,
XAF
0.012
0.0122
,
INR
,
KES
,
AUD
34.2099
34.8941
,
SDR
,
ZAR
,
CNY
7.1867
7.3304
,
KWD
167.5769
170.9284

awash

abyssinia

USD
53.5273
54.5978
,
GBP
62.6662
63.9195
,
EUR
58.516
59.6863
,
AED
13.1884
13.4522
,
NOK
4.834
4.9307
,
SAR
12.909
13.1672
,
SEK
4.676
4.7695
,
CAD
36.2863
37.012

abay

USD
53.5273
54.5978
,
EUR
58.516
59.6863
,
GBP
65.6191
66.9315
,
CHF
58.6087
59.7809
,
AUD
37.801
38.557
,
AED
14.5728
14.8643
,
CNY
7.9411
8.0999
,
DKK
7.8602
8.0174
,
DJF
0.2974
0.3033
,
INR
0.6534
0.6665
,
JPY
0.4167
0.425
,
KES
0.4289
0.4375
,
NOK
5.3414
5.4482
,
SAR
14.2641
14.5494
,
ZAR
3.1204
3.1828
,
SEK
5.1669
5.2702
,
SDR
72.658
74.1112

zemen

CAD
39.7533
40.5484
,
EUR
57.8729
59.0304
,
GBP
65.2913
66.5971
,
SEK
5.081
5.1826
,
USD
53.408
54.4762

buna

nib

berhan

wegagen

USD
53.5273
54.5978
,
GBP
62.6662
63.9195
,
EURO
58.516
59.6863
,
CAD
36.2863
37.012
,
AUD
34.2099
34.8941
,
CHF
55.9713
57.0907
,
SEK
4.676
4.7695
,
NOK
4.834
4.9307
,
DKK
7.1135
7.2558
,
DJF
0.2976
0.3035
,
INR
0.6534
0.6665
,
KSH
0.4289
0.4375
,
JPY
0.3771
0.3846
,
SAR
12.909
13.1672
,
AED
13.1884
13.4522
,
ZAR
3.1723
3.2357
,
CNY
7.1867
7.3304
,
KWD
167.5769
170.9284

dgb

USD
53.501
54.571
,
GBP
65.8865
67.2042
,
EUR
58.2412
59.406
,
CHF
58.3945
59.5624
,
CAD
40.1961
41
,
AUD
37.8573
38.6144
,
SEK
5.1332
5.2359
,
NOK
5.377
5.4845
,
DKK
7.8299
7.9865
,
DJF
0.2972
0.3031
,
INR
0.653
0.6661
,
KSH
0.429
0.4376
,
JPY
0.412
0.4202
,
SAR
14.2563
14.5414
,
AED
14.5652
14.8565
,
ZAR
3.0843
3.146
,
CNY
7.9378
8.0966
,
KWD
175.2318
178.7364

enat

USD
53.1422
54.205
,
GBP
62.1342
63.3769
,
CHF
0
0
,
SEK
0
0
,
NOK
0
0
,
DKK
0
0
,
KES
0
0
,
JPY
0
0
,
DJF
0
0
,
CAD
0
0
,
AUD
0
0
,
SAR
0
0
,
AED
0
0
,
ZAR
0
0
,
CNY
0
0

addis

GBP
59.4718
60.6612
,
USD
52.1166
53.1589

nbe

KWD
126.8085
129.34467
,
CNH
5.6258
5.738316
,
ZAR
2.6751
2.728602
,
AED
9.9063
10.104426
,
SDR
57.7908
58.946616
,
EUR
48.4016
49.369632
,
CAD
28.7765
29.35203
,
AUD
28.3265
28.89303
,
JPY
0.3389
0.345678
,
SAR
9.7001
9.894102
,
INR
0.5525
0.56355
,
DJF
0.2234
0.227868
,
KES
0.3664
0.373728
,
DKK
5.8896
6.007392
,
NOK
4.2714
4.356828
,
SEK
4.3114
4.397628
,
CHF
41.5822
42.413844
,
GBP
53.539
54.60978

dashen

USD
53.5171
54.5874
,
GBP
62.9968
64.2567
,
CHF
56.1698
57.2932
,
SEK
4.6855
4.7792
,
NOK
4.8619
4.9591
,
DKK
7.151
7.294
,
JPY
0.3757
0.3832
,
CAD
36.4432
37.1721
,
SAR
12.9051
13.1632
,
AED
13.1859
13.4496
,
EUR
58.7778
59.9534
,
DJF
,
INR
,
KES
,
AUD
,
ZAR
,
CNY
,
AED

oromia

USD
53.3285
54.3951
,
EUR
56.7522
57.8872
,
GBP
64.2235
65.508
,
SAR
14.185
14.4687
,
CHF
57.398
58.546
,
AED
14.5198
14.8102

lion

coop

USD
53.3643
55.4316
,
GBP
64.4321
65.7207

ZamZam Bank Review

ZamZam Bank
ZamZam Bank
Coming Soon

Interest Free Banking

Islamic Bank

First full pledged Islamic bank

Pros and Cons

Ethiopia’s first Islamic bank
Full interest free bank
  • Poor online banking
  • No saving interest

    ZamZam Bank Information

    Contact Information

    About ZamZam Bank

    ZamZam Bank is the primary genuinely committed Islamic bank set up in Ethiopia. It has gotten a permit from the Central Bank on 28 September 2020 to provide clients within the nation with interest-free banking exercises. ZamZam Bank plans to receive a technology-based approach from the initial day of its benefit, building on the skill of the establishing individuals.

     

    ZamZam bank plans to take after a technology-based approach from the primary day of its operation, capitalizing on the encounter of the establishing individuals. The customer is at the centre of this approach, which can make the bank adjust to advancing client needs powerfully.

    ZamZam Bank Share

     

     

    ZamZam Bank Milestones

    2006 Members of Zemzem Bank Organizer (Dr. Nasir Dino, Dr.Ahmed Hussein, Dr. Andris Mohamed and Jamal Muzein) began talking to the country’s top officials.

     

    2007:The House of Peoples’ Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE)Proclamation amended June 2000 Banking Proclamation No. 592/2000 August 19/2000 by Negarit GazetaPublished.Sub-Article 2 of Article 22 of this Proclamation National Bank Interest-Free Deposit.

     

    It may issue directives to regulate banking activities related to fundraising and use.It came out with a historic change.Official application of Zemzem Bank organizers to the National Bank and they began preparations for banking.
    2009: National Bank of Ethiopia announces the first draft to stakeholders for Interest-Free BankingJune 2010 Guidelines.
    2010: On September, 2011, the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) released the 2nd Interest-Free Bank Directive. On  October 8 All banks and founding banks are invited for discussion Zemzem Bank organizers are actively involved. On November 2011 An important and hopeful meeting for the members of Zemzem Bank Held at Addis Ababa Theater and Culture Center.

     

    December 2010  ZamZam Bank’s modified share document, which was formed Prospectus submitted to the National Bank of Ethiopia was presented and collection of capital started.

     

    At the time, the banking industry’s initial capital was 137 million birr. This was collected from 6300 people Collected (at the time, the National Bank’s small banking capital was 70 million birr). A meeting of signatories was held at the Millennium Hall on April 2012 and by approving the Memorandum  of Article of Establishment, the board of directors was chosen. Directors.

    2011:
    September 9, 2014 – The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) announced that it has decided to establish an interest-free bank with a regular bank and provide only window services. After discussing the matter with the signatories of Zemzem, who were gathered to form a full interest-free bank, they expressed their dissatisfaction with the proposal.

    The peaceful struggle continued with political leaders. Letter to former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was written by Zemzem Bank organizers. And There was no answer.

    In a letter dated January 10, 2004, Zemzem Bank announced that it would increase its capital to 500 million and start regular interest-free services through the window or return the money collected to its members. Later when Hailemariam Desalegn is the Prime Minister of Ethiopia there was still no answer. The 137 million birr collected was returned to share holders through a long and arduous process.

    2017: A letter requesting the rebirth of Zemzem Bank from Zemzem Bank organizers was presented to Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed. Expert discussions were held for several months.

    2018: A letter to the Governor of the National Bank of Ethiopia, Dr. Yinager Dessie, on May, 2018, a letter was written asking him not to forget about the re-establishment of the bank. The Governor of the National Bank of Ethiopia, Dr. Neger Dessie, has announced that he will re-establish the Zemzem Bank SC on May, 2018. In the evening, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed congratulated the people of Ethiopia.

    The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has ordered the opening of a bank account for the sale of shares based on a May 2019 application.

    2019: On September, 2019, the organizers of Zemzem Bank announced that they have met the National Bank with a capital limit of 500 million birr.
    Stock sales continued under public pressure. November, 2019 Millennium Hall Signatories Conference held in full swing. The constitution and bylaws were approved. Board of Directors elected.

    September 2019: Zemzem Bank Managers 630 June 5, 2012 Office
    June 2020: The Board of Directors of Zemzem Bank was approved by the National Bank of Ethiopia. Members of the Board with advanced education, financial skills and business experience Are included.
    July 2010: As soon as the signing ceremony is completed, the bylaws and bylaws are approved.
    July 2010: Business Registration Certificate (with a capital of 1,709,707,000) in business Ministry was given.
    September 2020: Date of signing of the National Bank’s banking license
    October 2020: The National Bank of Ethiopia has launched its first banking operation in the country Date of issuance of license to Zemzem Bank SC in a special ceremony.

    ZamZam Bank Services

    ZamZam Bank Accounts

    Diaspora Account

    ZamZam Bank offers a diaspora account for their international customers. To get a diaspora account, you must be Ethiopian or have Ethiopian origins.

    Documents needed to open a Diaspora Account

    • Renewed Passport
    • Verified work permits for non-residents
    • Yellow card
    • Letter from the nearest Ethiopian Embassy if you are not present while opening an account
    • Application form provided by the Bank

    The initial deposit needed to open a ZamZam Diaspora account is USD 100. It can be transformed using SWIFT.

    Quad Current Account

    ZamZam Bank offers Quad Current Account according to the contract of Quad. The initial deposit to open a Quad Current Account is ETB 250. After that, there is no limit to depositing or withdrawing your money. Quad Current Account holders can access a debit card, internet, and mobile banking. Customers can withdraw money in cash, ATM, POS, account transfer, debit card, and internet and mobile transactions.

    Benefits of having Quad Current Account

    • Customer and Bank do not exchange profits or losses
    • Cheque book facility
    • Inter and intra money transfers free of funds (only locally) up to the limit set by the concerned government body
    • Free monthly bank account statement

    Qard Non-Resident Foreign Currency Account

    Quad Non-Resident, Foreign Currency Account, is provided for foreign nationals, ampoules of international organizations, NGOs, and embassies. Its employees who live and work in Ethiopia receive salaries in foreign currency.

    Like Quad Current Account, Quad Non-Resident Foreign Current Account has no deposit and withdrawal limit. However, Deposits from local sources are not allowed. You can withdraw your money through cash and the counter upon presenting your travel documents. The initial deposit is USD 100.

    Benefits of Quad Non-Resident Foreign Currency Account

    • Can operate by check
    • It can be used for travel allowances
    • When sending money abroad, there is no exchange commission charged
    • Interest-free unless permitted explicitly by NBE

    ZamZam Bank Financing

    Sharia Compliant Financing

    Murabahah (Cost Plus Profit) Mode of Financing

    This is an agreement between ZamZam Bank and the customer where the Bank agrees to buy items the customer needs and sells them profit added to the cost.

    Bai’Salam

    This is when a contract where early payment is made for a specific defined product besides gold, silver, and money that will be delivered later on a given day.

    Istisna’

    This is a contract to sell specific properties to be built with an obligation to ZamZam Bank to deliver those properties to the customer once it is finished, along with the price, delivery date, and location that have been mutually agreed upon.

    Ijarah

    This is a form of Shari’ah mode financing in which ZamZam Bank leases identified assets to the customer for an agreed-upon rental fee and lease term.

    Musharakah

    This is joint financing between ZamZam Bank and customers to divide earnings and losses following a predetermined formula.

    Mudarabah

    This is when ZamZam Bank lends money to another party or mudarib so they can invest in businesses.

    Kafalah (Letter of Guarantee)

    This is a written obligation issued by ZamZam Bank to pay sums of money to the beneficiary, whether local or foreign, if the obligor fails to honor their promise following the terms and conditions of the guarantee, agreement, or contract.

    Personal Financing

    Personal financing is to finance a building or purchase of a residential home and to buy cars (personal vehicle financing).

    Zam Zam Banking

    International Banking

    Trade Services

    This is used for import and export letters of credit, cash against documents, and advance payment.

    Foreign Transfer Services

    This service is used for incoming and outgoing fund transfers from foreign banks to ZamZam Bank and from ZamZam Bank to Foreign Banks,s respectively, through SWIFT.

    Remittance Services

    ZamZam Bank uses this service in collaboration with authorized remittance service providers.

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