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Bahrain: Training workshop for young Arab Entrepreneurs

Yesterday evening concluded the training workshop for Arab young entrepreneurs, hosted by the Bahraini capital Manama, and organized by ASTF, in partnership with Intel Corporation, and with the support of the S. United Nations for Industrial Development “UNIDO”, according to Dr. Abdalla Alnajjar, president of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF).

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Citadel Capital Ranked No. 1 PE Firm in Africa for 3rd Year

Citadel Capital, the leading private equity firm in the Middle East and Africa with investments of US$ 8.6 billion under control, has been ranked the number one private equity firm in Africa for the third year in a row in Private Equity International’s annual ranking of the world’s largest and most active PE firms.

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Middle East must seize the moment for science

The political changes underway in Egypt and other countries of the Middle East signal an opportunity for science to flourish — but scientific vigour will not be enough to foster development, transparency and freedom, says Naser Faruqui.

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How Morocco faces the challenge of science literacy

Moroccans are receptive to science, but the country needs a much stronger communication and scientific literacy effort, says Aziz Bensalah. Engaging the public with science probably means something different in Morocco than it does in more developed countries.

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AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining the levels of both public and private sector investment. The summit is aimed at generating concrete output with an innovative agenda focussing directly on the needs of investment in education & technology across Africa. The agenda will have …

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Sierra Leone: Saudi Arabia encouraged by progress in IT

Sierra Leone’s Information Attaché to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle-East and Gulf States early this week told a group of government officials, medical practitioners, academicians and businessmen in Riyadh about the Pan African e-Network project launched in Sierra Leone about a few months ago.

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Israeli telecom firm enters Africa market

After years of staying away from the African market, Israel-based ECI Telecom has entered Uganda, with plans to use it as a launch pad for further investment in the region. The investment in Africa by ECI Telecom is expected to increase competition in the provision of mobile and internet communication by Middle East telecom operators, which are pushing to get …

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Islamic Analysis: Science reforms need to show results

Reforms of science and higher education must deliver results to gain support of society, says science policy specialist Athar Osama. Excellence in higher education and scientific research is not generally attributed to contemporary Muslim societies. For centuries, Muslims have gone through an equivalent of Europe’s Dark Ages and have longed for the dawning of another golden age of science.

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Winner of INJAZ Young Entrepreneurs Competition 2010 Announced

Congratulations to The Fifth Wheel for winning Best Company at this year’s INJAZ Young Entrepreneur Competition 2010 which took place in Morocco. The Lebanese team from St. Joseph School took on 12 other Arab teams to win the coveted title. The winning company was chosen by an esteemed panel of judges including Sam Schamma of Intel, Maher Qaddoura of Meydan, …

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Industrial Manufacturing Sector

The last few years have seen increases in foreign direct investment into parts of The Arab World’s manufacturing sector. The huge variety of the industrial manufacturing sector allows for limitless opportunity to innovate, save costs, increase productivity and contribute towards growth. If you have ideas to contribute in any of the above areas – the world is waiting for you …

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