Thursday , 24 January 2019

Business

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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MEEZA Takes ‘The reality of the cloud services In Qatar’ to regional levels

MEEZA , the leading IT services and solutions provider in Qatar, has showcased the success of their recently launched services tailor-made for Commercial Bank of Qatar clients, during the region’s premiere cloud services event in Abu Dhabi. The bank’s customers will be able to access a full portfolio of localized Cloud applications, including Payroll, E-mail, Document Management, and Web Hosting solutions. …

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Cellcrypt Secures Conference Calls on Mobile Phones

Rapidly deployed solution to protect executives from mobile phone interception when using in-house conference calling Cellcrypt (www.cellcrypt.com), the leading provider of encrypted mobile phone voice calling, today announced a solution for encrypting the voice calls of executives who dial in to in-house conference calls from mobile phones.   Organizations depend on conference calls to run their daily operations. However, they …

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