Friday , 19 October 2018

Business

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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UAE: Your chance to change the world!

The International Telecommunication Union, a UN specialized agency for communications and technology, is launching Young Innovators Competition 2012 edition: Youth Innovation for Development and needs your help to spread the word about it. We consider your engagement with social entrepreneurial issues and hope that you would help us discover new talents. We hope that through the networks of X we could reach out to more …

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Tunisia deal with India opens developing country links

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 23 May 2012. Tunisia and India increase co-operation, spending US$8-million to fund research in  biotechnology and medical sciences.  Tunisia is taking its first steps towards boosting scientific links with other developing countries following the 2011 revolution that overthrew a government perceived to be more concerned with politics than science. Following calls from the …

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H.E. Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Suwaiyel inaugurates GITEX Saudi Arabia

Over 250 local and international exhibitors from 16 countries participating in four-day event H.E. Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Suwaiyel, President of King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology, yesterday (May 22, 2012) inaugurated GITEX Saudi Arabia 2012, a premier business-to-business networking event and leading consumer ICT showcase being held from May 21 to 24, 2012, at the Riyadh International Convention and …

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Islam Analysis: Knowledge economies remain elusive

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 21 May 2012. Creative thinking critical in a move towards    knowledge based economies for Islamic countries. In 2003, the UN Development Programme issued a second edition of its Arab Human Development Report (AHDR). This highlighted the importance of countries spending more on research and development as the World moves toward a third …

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C-SAM and MasterCard Join Forces to Offer Mobile Wallet Solution in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa

C-SAM today announced a joint initiative with MasterCard to offer a white label mobile wallet solution based on C-SAM’s flexible Mobile Transaction Platform (MTP) enabling seamless integration with MasterCard’s pre-paid platform, offers, PayPass Wallet Services and rich informational services. This integrated offering will provide an attractive, scalable and flexible mobile wallet solution to mobile operators, retail banks and payment providers in …

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MENA Political and Economic Forecast

The AKE Intelligence department has issued new analysis on a number of countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The findings have been published on Global Int AKE – AKE‘s worldwide risk analysis website. The department predicts economic growth in Kuwait, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates, but the Eurozone crisis will have a knock-on effect on several economies. Israel will continue to threaten …

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Nevine Loutfy Wins Best Woman in the Corporate Sector Award across the MENA Region by the American Chamber of Commerce Annual MENA “Women in Business” Award Program

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) for the Middle East and North Africa region honored Nevine Loutfy, Managing Director and CEO of the National Bank for Development (NBD) in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), for winning Best Woman in the Corporate Sector as part of its Annual MENA award program that recognizes pioneering women in the corporate world. …

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Facebook sponsored ads – 44% of people say they would ‘never’ click on them

A global survey undertaken by leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight, reveals 30% of people ‘strongly distrust’ Facebook with their personal data whilst 44% say they would ‘never’ click on Facebook sponsored ads, all of which indicates Facebook’s advertising programme has an upward struggle. Greenlight’s global “Search & Social Survey (2011-2012)” asked 500 people – from students, law enforcement professionals, …

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