Thursday , 18 October 2018

Marc Mcilhone

Marc Mcilhone
Marc Mcilhone is ArabBrains' Editor - sourcing news and features content and overseeing the work of the site’s contributors. Marc’s work is informed by his technical background in architecture having worked for some of the UK’s leading practices on projects within the education, healthcare and housing sectors. Marc has a particular interest in how innovators are creating sustainable solutions that have a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. Please email press releases and news to: editor@arabbrains.com

Global E-Learning Market and E-Learning Courses Market 2018 Growing Demand by Advancements, Latest Technologies, Key Players Analysis Forecast 2023

Global E-learning Market 2018-2023 E-learning is delivered through the Internet and used electronic resources to transfer skill and knowledge to several recipients. Scope of the Global E-learning Market Report This report studies the E-learning market status and outlook of Global and major regions, from angles of players, countries, product types and end industries; this report analyzes the top players in …

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ADIB’s right issue more than five times oversubscribed, investors await Q3 earnings

ADIB announces that it has successfully raised 1 billion dirham through a rights issue Adds comments from analysts and major stock market movements in the Gulf. Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), the largest Shariah-compliant lender in Abu Dhabi raised 1 billion UAE dirhams ($272 million) through a rights issue, and the offer was five times oversubscribed, the bank said in …

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UAE preparing to launch KhalifaSat in Japan

The UAE’s commercial space industry will also be positively impacted by the launch of this satellite. The UAE’s first fully Emirati-built satellite has reached Japan’s island of Tanegashima for its upcoming liftoff to space on October 29. The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) posted a video of KhalifaSat’s journey to Tanegashima on Twitter on Friday, where the satellite can …

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Could Rain from Bahrain be what MENA cryptocurrency traders have been waiting for?

Fledgling cryptocurrency exchange Rain hopes to become the region’s first to achieve full licensure Digital currency exchange Rain is aiming to become the first licensed cryptocurrency exchange in the Gulf Cooperation Council after graduating from Bahrain’s fintech sandbox. The exchange’s founders have been in discussions for two years to try to achieve a stable legal framework for digital currency traders, …

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Education in the Middle East and North Africa

ACHIEVEMENTS The Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) has taken great strides in education. It has quadrupled the average level of schooling since 1960, halved illiteracy since 1980 and achieved almost complete gender parity for primary education. Access: Enrolment in the region’s school systems has increased significantly over the past decade to the point where universal primary education has …

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Will Morocco’s Chinese-Funded ‘Tech City’ Ever Break Ground?

In the desert scrubland of Morocco’s Tangier region, a donkey laden with water bottles trots down a pebble lane chased by two small children. A farmer herds his cows in the near distance. Crickets leap in the dry grass. It’s within these gently undulating hills, just inland from the coast, that China plans to build an entire city that will …

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Dubai: AK Design Implements Best in Class 4 – Day Work Week Program

Dubai– AK Design Architects and Consulting Engineers a leading provider of Architectural and Consulting Engineering services, announced that they are introducing an innovative 4/10 workweek program from Sunday 30th September 2018. This initiative positions AK Design as one of the most forward thinking and progressive companies in Dubai to work for and conduct business with. The principal aims of the …

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10 years of Cityscape: How has Dubai’s real estate sector evolved over the last decade?

Zawya spoke to key players to find out how the market has changed since Cityscape Dubai 2008, when the market and sentiment was very different If Zawya was to travel back in time to Cityscape 2008, it would find an event that seemed to operate in a twilight era in which Dubai’s developers, in particular its booming off-plan property market, …

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UAE Space Agency to unveil investment strategy in October

Total Emirati investments in space sector valued at over $5.98bln so far in 2018 The UAE Space Agency has been preparing a full-fledged strategy to invest in the GCC country’s space sector in cooperation with relevant authorities. The anticipated strategy will be announced next October, according to the local business platform Arabian Business. The strategy aims at reinforcing the contribution …

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Lack of regulation may have hindered fintech development – MEVP CEO

The amount invested in fintech firms around the world in the first half of 2018 has surpassed the figure for the whole of 2017 Investments in financial technology (fintech) companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have been lower than in other parts of the world due to the lack of a regulatory framework, meaning that few firms …

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