Monday , 26 February 2018

Government

Egyptian foundation proposes overhauling science laws

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 8 August 2012. Marc McIlhone – AfricanBrains Is it time for Egypt to change it’s laws into research and open the door for venture capitalism? thereby inviting investment from the private sector. A private Egyptian foundation is funding a review of various laws relating to research and industry, which they say impede …

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Gulf Capital funds the education of 100 underprivileged Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian children

Keeping in line with the charitable spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, and offering its continued support to the community it operates in, Gulf Capital , a leading alternative investment firm in the Arab region, today announced that it will sponsor the full education of 100 underprivileged Lebanese and Palestinian children at the kindergartens of the Association for the …

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Middle East IT Managers Need a New Campus Network Approach to Prevent Business and IT Collision

A modern corporate campus network is crucial for unified Communications, cloud computing and virtualization to be a success. However due to shrinking IT budgets, CIOs and IT managers in the Middle East are finding it difficult to balance the cost/ value proposition of campus network solutions and need to look for innovative solutions. The Campus network is the entry point …

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Unlocking North Africa’s Potential through Regional Integration – New AfDB Report

“Unlocking North Africa’s potential through regional integration” is the title of a new report published by the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), which examines the key issues and challenges facing regional integration in the North African countries across a number of thematic areas, including: (i) energy; (ii) climate change and environment; (iii) financial sector; (iv) trade facilitation and transport; (v) …

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Evolution of Family-Owned Businesses in the Arab Region

  Arab family businesses are redefining roles through effective succession planning and wealth management The Arab region is enriched with countless family-owned businesses that slowly transformed from small trading firms in the early 60s and 70s into regional and global conglomerates and have now started seriously looking at succession planning to manage and preserve their wealth for future generations, according …

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New rules for domestic and foreign investment funds in the UAE

Regulatory experts from the international law firm Clifford Chance have reviewed the eagerly awaited Investment Funds Regulation (Regulation) which has been implemented by the UAE Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) this week. The Regulation applies to all matters relating to domestic investment funds and to the promotion and offering of foreign funds in the UAE, with particular implications for DIFC …

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Minister of Labor praises Bupa Arabia for pioneering female employment

H.E. Eng. Adel Fakieh heads Ministry of Labor delegation on visit to Bupa Arabia’s flagship headquarters in Jeddah Jeddah, 02 July 2012: The Minister of Labor, H.E. Eng. Adel Fakieh, headed a delegation that visited the Jeddah Headquarters of Bupa Arabia on Tuesday 31 July 2012 in recognition of the Kingdom’s first specialized health insurer’s role as a pioneer in …

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New Report Targets Bright Future for Women of Iraq

ALWANE Coalition organizes Iraqi ‘Future Search’ to identify key gender goals. Ministers and MPs join ALWANE in call for reforms to advance women’s status. Baghdad. The ALWANE regional coalition has taken a major step forward in its mission to promote women’s advancement through the release of a new report on the gender landscape in Iraq. Drawn from a wide-ranging consultation …

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UAE: Franchising Helps Women Balance Work & Family

Guest Post provided by HSBC Increasing numbers of women are taking over the role of franchise operator. According to a franchise survey conducted earlier this year, 22 per cent more women have joined the industry during the previous six years – and enjoyed being a part of it. The NatWest/bfa Franchise Survey 2012 reported that between 16 per cent of …

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Dubai eGovernment’s ePay generates over AED 2 billion in first half of 2012

Statistics reveal a 21 % increase over same period last year The online payment services provided by Dubai eGovernment Department through the Internet and mobile phone for instant payment of government fees are experiencing increasing demand by the public with over AED 2 billion collected in the first half of 2012 representing a 21% increase over the previous year. ePay …

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