Thursday , 22 November 2018

Business

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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Leading Telecommunications Player Launches Mobile Network in Africa

Viettel launches its first African mobile Network in Mozambique and is seeking opportunities to expand investment in other African countries.   • Viettel, one of the world’s fastest growing telecom operators, launches its first African mobile Network in Mozambique and is seeking opportunities to expand investment in other African countries. •  In Just over a year, Viettel has helped propel …

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Visa’s Rural Caravan Delivers Financial Empowerment to Moroccan Women

Visa recently launched the Visa Rural Caravan Campaign in Morocco, in line with the company’s financial literacy initiatives and in conjunction with the Women’s Association for Mentoring. Earlier this month, the Visa Rural Caravan travelled from the coastal province of Agadir to the inland region of Souss-Massa-Draa to deliver financial literacy workshops that aim to empower women in rural areas. …

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Africa may struggle to extract groundwater, experts say

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 15 May 2012. New technologies required to extract ground water as many of the aquifiers found are deep underground. This will require political will, as these technologies will require significant funding.    Vast groundwater resources have been revealed in Africa by the first continent-wide quantitative maps. But the resources may not be easily …

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Libya: EU agrees with Italian call for closer coordination

The EU Foreign Ministers have agreed with Italy’s call, voiced by Foreign Minister Terzi at the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, for closer coordination with Libya at the European level on border security and immigration issues. The FAC agreed, too, with the Italian call for a change of pace by the EU with respect to assistance for the Libyan transition. …

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Supporting Inclusive Business Models in East Africa

The Business Call to Action (BCtA), will host a panel discussion and reception featuring senior representatives from two of Kenya’s leading companies, Equity Bank and Safaricom. The event will take place at Sarova Stanley, Wednesday, May 16 at 18:00. Attendees at this event will hear private sector representatives speak about current trends in East Africa’s inclusive business landscape and have …

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Nawras sponsors First Students Creative Forum for Higher Education Institutions

  Nawras , Oman’s customer friendly communications provider, was proud to be the Gold Sponsor of the First Students Creative Forum for Higher Education Institutions, recently held at the Oman International Exhibition Centre under the patronage of H.E. Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed Al Shibaniyah, Minister of Education, and H.E. Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour Al Hasani, Minister of Information. Around 200 science …

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Time is ripe to invest in UAE, Saudi and Omani hotels say experts

Investment experts at AHIC 2012 highlight opportune offers in GCC hospitality climate – post-Arab Spring resilience indicative of investor sentiment   Internationally renowned experts gathered at this year’s Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) and delivered a clear and consistent message: now is the right time to invest in the Gulf’s growing hotel industry – namely the United Arab Emirates (UAE), …

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