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UAE’s Union Insurance appoints Etisalat to manage IT network infrastructure

Union Insurance has appointed Etisalat to manage its core IT network infrastructure which will allow the company to focus on delivering innovative, high-value insurance products to their customers in the UAE. As one of the early adopters of Etisalat’s Managed Telephony and Data Connectivity solutions, Union Insurance is now outsourcing the operations and management of their entire network including LAN …

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Tejari signs MoU with Dubai SME to streamline procurement services

Dubai SME to launch own procurement portal for members using Tejari technology Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Leading strategic procurement company Tejari, has announced the signing of a MoU with Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector to deploy a dedicated eProcurement platform for …

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D2L expands footprint in the Middle East and Africa

Learning tech provider to accelerate its growth in the region through new resellers D2L, which has helped transform learning for people all over the world, is now doing the same for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). After increasing its presence in the region last year with a dedicated office in Dubai, and on-boarding several thousand unique users in the …

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Musafir.com partners with Visa

​ Special offer gives travellers AED 200 off on flight bookings until 31 December 2016 To push travel e-commerce in the Middle East​ Launch of dedicated websites in Qatar and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Sharjah, UAE – Musafir.com, the UAE’s first premium-experience travel website, today announced a partnership with Visa across the UAE, Qatar and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) …

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Project for solar-powered electric boat transport in the Middle East and North Africa receives US$1 million UN Energy Grant

The project “Solar Fuelled Electric Maritime Mobility” by SINTEF, an independent non-profit research institute based in Norway, seeks to demonstrate the feasibility and the social, economic and environmental benefits of solar-fuelled electric boat transport in Tunisia and the wider region Furthermore, the project will conduct capacity development workshops for Tunisian and other regional stakeholders. A partnership working to promote solar-powered …

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Silatech Signs New Agreements to Support Arab Youth

Her Highness chairs the first meeting of the new Board of Trustees chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser Her Highness “Our commitment to youth continues to help them achieve their aspirations as we tackle the challenge of unemployment through innovative and effective solutions.” Doha, Qatar – Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Founder and Chairperson of Silatech, chaired …

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U.S.’s Mimecast data security appoints channel director for Middle East and Africa

Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced an executive appointment to strengthen its leadership team. Jason Roos joins Mimecast from Dimension Data, as the new Channel Director and will lead the channel teams in Middle East and Africa. “Our channel partners play an essential role in how we support our customers and expand our …

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Crowding the private sector into Africa’s climate action

The global community for climate action was spooked by the November 8 election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. The US President-elect had earned the sobriquet of “climate denier,” for his claim that climate change is a hoax. However, there is cautious optimism that his presidency will not overturn the global agenda on climate change. …

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Pearson brings virtual reality learning technology to Middle East

Pearson, Microsoft and Google collaborate on state-of-the-art learning technology. Pearson launched its latest augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) educational technology in the Middle East. This includes content for Microsoft HoloLens, the brand new augmented reality viewer, as well as content for VR including interactive 360° courseware. Microsoft’s HoloLens, is the world’s first untethered augmented reality system. HoloLens is …

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China to build modern international road transport system by 2020

China will build an open, modern and efficient international road system by 2020 to facilitate international transport and strengthen connectivity among countries along the Belt and Road. China will advance transport infrastructure construction along the Belt and Road, improve customs clearance efficiency and strengthen emergency rescue capabilities to facilitate international transport, according to a circular jointly released by eight central …

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