Monday , 24 September 2018

Business

AfDB Launches Initiative to Invest in Agribusiness in Africa

This initiative has the potential to catalyze unprecedented levels of investments into the agribusiness sector throughout the African continent The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) launched today, at the AfDB Annual General Meetings, a Fund of Funds focused on agribusiness investments on the African continent. This transformative initiative will address growing food security concerns and unleash the largely untapped …

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Etihad Airways Starts Rolling out Sabre Technology as Part of Billion Dollar Technology Deal

Software-as-a-service catering software to save carrier $5 million each year and transform guest experience Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has started rolling out Sabre software, following the billion dollar technology agreement signed by the two companies last year. The implementation of Sabre’s catering software kicks off the largest technology project in the airline’s history, …

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Facebook opens first Middle East and North Africa office

Facebook announced today the opening of its first Middle East and North Africa sales office. Based in Dubai, Facebook’s MENA team will work with brands across the region to help them harness the power of the world’s largest social network. At a media launch event, Joanna Shields, Facebook’s Vice President and Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa, welcomed …

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Libyan Ministry of Health Explores Collaboration Opportunities with Dubai Healthcare City

A high-ranking delegation from the Libyan Ministry of Health visited Dubai Healthcare City ( DHCC ) to raise awareness about the status of the Libyan healthcare sector and engage in dialogue with healthcare institutions in the UAE. Headed by the Libyan Deputy Minister of Health, His Excellency Dr Omran Turbi, the delegation comprised Dr Amal Naagi, the Ministry’s Head of Medical Exhibitions, Dr Ashraf …

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Prince Alwaleed Receives US Media Delegation to Discuss Economic & Social Issues

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and HH Princes Ameerah Al-Taweel, Vice Chairwoman of Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, that is chaired by Prince Alwaleed, received a US media delegation that included Mr. David Andelman, Editor-in-Chief of the World Policy Journal, Ms. Arlene Getz from Reuters, as well as a number of writers, …

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Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development receives Singapore Management University Students

Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED) received a student delegation from the Singapore Management University (SMU), as part of their “Business Study Mission” course at the SMU. This is the fourth time such a delegation from SMU visits ADCED. The visit came in line with ADCED’s programme of educational and professional development where opportunities are made …

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Middle East’s largest exhibition of China-made products opened today to boost trade between China and the MENA region

Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) opened its 6th annual China Sourcing Fairsin Dubai today to help boost trade between China and the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region. The events will run May 29-31, 2012, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Featuring seven halls of suppliers, the Fairs are: China Sourcing Fair: Baby & Children’s Products  China Sourcing Fair: Electronics  China Sourcing Fair: …

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Launch of the 2012 African Economic Outlook

Special theme: Promoting Youth Employment All data on AfricanEconomicOutlook.org will be available as of 10:00 EAT (CEST/UTC+2) Monday, 28 May, 2012 to coincide with the release of the eleventh edition of the African Economic Outlook at the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank in Arusha. In addition to economic forecasts for 2012 and 2013, the updated website features a comprehensive analysis of …

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IMImobile’s DaVinci Content Management System recognised for delivering outstanding results to MTN Group

IMImobile, a global mobile data technology infrastructure and solutions provider to telecom operators, media companies and enterprises, today announced that it has won ‘Multimedia Content Management Solution of the Year’ at the Cloud Africa Awards, hosted in Johannesburg last night. IMImobile’s DaVinci Content Management System (CMS) powers MTN’s mobile content service – ‘MTN Play’ – across 19 countries in Africa …

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Middle Eastern and African Markets food trade growing stronger

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa – AfricanBrains – 25 May 2012 The Middle Eastern and African Markets food trade is reaching for the stars – a business leader has revealed. “Africa is becoming a major new emerging market to the rest of the world due to its strong economic growth and rapidly expanding population of middle class consumers.” For these are the …

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