Business

Final day of International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF) focuses on innovation & technology as enablers for financial inclusion in Africa

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Eminent leaders from EY, PwC, UNDP, Bank of Khartoum lead discussions on African emerging Islamic finance markets, microfinance and FinTech. Khartoum, Sudan: The second day of Africa’s landmark event, International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF), built on the successes of yesterday which included powerful discussions on inclusive Islamic finance, the impact of social media on banking, strengthening Islamic capital markets …

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41% of Qataris aspire to be entrepreneurs, according to Oxford Strategic Consulting report

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More than 1 in 4 Qataris (41%) ranked ‘running my own business’ as their ideal job role, according to Oxford Strategic Consulting’s latest Qatar Employment Report: Insights for 2016. Similar views of entrepreneurism as an ideal job role were reflected in Saudi Arabia (37%) and Oman (34%), however only 11% of Emiratis surveyed viewed ‘running my own business’ as an …

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Middle Eastern business leaders highlight business opportunities in the region

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Middle Eastern business trends, innovation and entrepreneurship were the topics discussed by two of the region’s most savvy business leaders, in a Twitter discussion hosted by Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) last night. Media personality, and the first woman from Saudi Arabia to be appointed by the United Nations Development Program as a Goodwill Ambassador, Muna AbuSulayman, and managing director of …

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Dr. Hessa Al Jaber Joins LinkedIn as Influencer

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Professional networking website offers thought-leaders a global platform to share experiences & knowledge & engage with communities. Doha – Qatar – LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD), the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, has welcomed Dr. Hessa Al Jaber, former Qatar Minister of Information and Communication Technology, onto the platform as an ‘Influencer’, a by-invitation honour extended to only around 500 people …

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Etihad airways hosts workshop for Khalifa Fund and Mohammed bin Rashid Establishment

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Etihad Airways , the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has hosted a ‘Change for the Better’ event with the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment, to focus on the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the region. The event’s aim was to promote a sustainable business environment for SMEs, and to …

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YuppTV Partners with Sun Network to Launch 10 Channels in Middle East & North Africa

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YuppTV, the world’s largest Over-The-Top (OTT) provider for Indian content, has partnered with leading South Indian television network Sun Network to offer numerous regional entertainment options to its users. With the partnership in place, YuppTV will launch 10 channels in four languages – Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada – in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Under the agreement, …

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Meetings of the Working Groups of the Africa-Arab Partnership in the areas of Trade and Investment; Transport, Communication and Energy

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A three-day meeting of the two Working Groups of the Africa-Arab Partnership in the areas of Trade and Investment and Transport, Communication and Energy kicked off on 3 February 2016, at the Headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with a joint plenary session. Opening the meeting, the Co-chair on the African side, Dr. Levi Uche Madueke, …

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UK based International Schools Partnership acquires Reach British School in Abu Dhabi

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The International Schools Partnership (ISP), a UK based growing global family of schools, has acquired the Reach British School LLC in Abu Dhabi. ISP’s expansion into Abu Dhabi is a response to the demand for the UK educational model in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the growing recognition of the UK as an educational centre of excellence in the …

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Organized Tawasul Forum in Ajman

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Khalifa Fund continues its efforts to enhance the business environment in the SMEs sector Ajman: Fund Khalifa for Enterprise Development organized the thirteenth Tawasul Forum in Ajman. That comes as part of the Fund’s interest to spread the quality initiatives aimed at enhancing the business environment and the different regions within the UAE. Ahmed Al Hashemi, manager of Ajman branch …

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Innovaacom Recognized for Women Entrepreneurship and Excellence in Medical Education

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New Certification Allows Innovaacom to Provide Existing and New Clients with Service Excellence Innovaacom, a leading provider of medical education and training for healthcare professionals worldwide, today announced it has been granted certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC is the largest third-party certifier in the United States of businesses that are …

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