Tag Archives: Africa

Cisco Predicts Middle East & Africa to have Highest Growth in IP Traffic Worldwide

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The MEA region will see a 6-fold growth in IP traffic – the highest growth rate in the world (CAGR of 41%) from 2015-2020 Internet traffic in the MEA region in 2020 will be equivalent to 527x the volume of the entire Internet in the region in 2005 Mobile data traffic in the MEA region will grow 15-fold from 2015 …

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The Kingdom of Bahrain Wins the “Global Best to Invest Award” In the Middle East & Africa

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Economic Development Board – Bahrain has been honored at the eighth annual “Global Best to Invest Awards”, which has recognized the Kingdom as the top country to invest in per capita in the Middle East & Africa. The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 1st among four GCC countries, with the UAE ranked 2nd, Saudi Arabia ranked 4th and Oman 5th. The …

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Orange launches 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

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The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize, which …

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GE and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Partner with Social Entrepreneurs to Improve Maternal and Child Health Outcomes in Africa

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Selected social entrepreneurs from Nigeria Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, South Africa and Angola will be taken through a detailed training programme GE (NYSE: GE) (GE.com) and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have announced a partnership that focuses on training and mentoring social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The program enables …

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Hyundai Appoints New Head of Africa & Middle East Region

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Mike Song Will Lead Regional Activities from Dubai RHQ Has 23 Years’ Experience with Hyundai Motor Company Previously Worked at Hyundai Headquarters, and in North America Carmaker Hyundai has appointed Mike Song as its new Head of Africa and Middle East Region, commencing during the second week of May. Based in the Dubai Regional Headquarters, Mr. Song will oversee operations …

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Virgin Mobile Hits 2.5 Million Subscribers in the Middle East & Africa

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Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa Maintains Pace as Fastest Growing MVNO in the Middle East & Africa Dubai – Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA) announced today that 2.5 million customers now use its mobile telecom services, bolstering its position as the fastest growing MVNO in the region. Mikkel Vinter, CEO and founder of Virgin Mobile Middle East …

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Saudi Arabia is one of the largest and most important trading partners with China in Western Asia and Africa

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More than 2,800 Saudi businessmen visited the 118th Canton Fair. The promotional campaign for the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) was launched on 16 March 2016 in Saudi Arabia, in the presence of Mr. Hakel Wen, international VIP Service Executive at the China Foreign Trade Center, during a press conference held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Jeddah. The …

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Cisco Cloud Index Projects that Cloud Traffic in Middle East and Africa will quadruple by 2019

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Personal Cloud Storage, Public Cloud Services, Denser Private Cloud Workloads and Internet of Everything among Key Drivers of Rapid Cloud Growth Worldwide. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The fifth annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2014-2019), released recently, forecasts that Middle East and Africa cloud traffic will more than quadruple by the end of 2019. Additionally, by 2019, 83 percent of …

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Japan demonstrates strong support for UNIDO projects in Africa, Middle East

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The Government of Japan has provided a contribution of over USD 7.4 million in response to the needs of communities affected by humanitarian crises and the influx of displaced peoples. The funding supports seven projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Africa and the Middle East. This was announced last Friday at a meeting between LI …

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D-link takes aim at partner training and education

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Networking Solutions Vendor Targets Aggressive SMB Push With New Training Focus. D-Link Corporation , a global leader in connectivity solutions for small, medium and large enterprise business networking, has announced a new channel strategy that will see the company aggressively reinforce its partner training and education schemes in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). According to the vendor that manufactures …

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