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D-link takes aim at partner training and education

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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Orange and Google sign strategic partnership to increase access to mobile internet services across Africa and Middle East

Affordable digital communication package launched to expand online experience for mass market across the region. Orange enhances its digital offering in Orange MEA, adding popular content and services to bring the best of mobile internet to customers. Orange (www.Orange.com) today announces a new partnership with Google™ to bring the best of mobile internet across its full African and Middle Eastern …

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BMCE Bank of Africa launches the second edition of the AEA (African Entrepreneurship Award) supporting innovative entrepreneurs in Africa

The African Entrepreneurship Award receives funding allocation amounting to $1 million every year to reward the best African entrepreneurs. The BMCE Group Bank of Africa announces the second edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award. (https://AfricanEntrepreneurshipAward.com) set to kick off on Monday, February 15. The African Entrepreneurship Award, initiated by its President Othman Benjelloun, shows BMCE Bank of Africa’s ambition to …

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The Entrepreneur Club for start-ups in Africa and the Middle East

A new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching the Entrepreneur Club, a new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. The website (http://entrepreneurclub.orange) is a source of information for entrepreneurs that puts them in touch with a …

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Final day of International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF) focuses on innovation & technology as enablers for financial inclusion in Africa

Eminent leaders from EY, PwC, UNDP, Bank of Khartoum lead discussions on African emerging Islamic finance markets, microfinance and FinTech. Khartoum, Sudan: The second day of Africa’s landmark event, International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF), built on the successes of yesterday which included powerful discussions on inclusive Islamic finance, the impact of social media on banking, strengthening Islamic capital markets …

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Meetings of the Working Groups of the Africa-Arab Partnership in the areas of Trade and Investment; Transport, Communication and Energy

A three-day meeting of the two Working Groups of the Africa-Arab Partnership in the areas of Trade and Investment and Transport, Communication and Energy kicked off on 3 February 2016, at the Headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with a joint plenary session. Opening the meeting, the Co-chair on the African side, Dr. Levi Uche Madueke, …

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$46 Million in Loans Announced for Four Renewable Energy Projects in Africa, Caribbean

Projects selected by IRENA/ ADFD will power rural communities, decrease emissions, improve health and create jobs. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development ( ADFD ) today announced USD 46 million in concessional loans for four renewable energy projects in developing countries. The loans will fund a wind and solar project in Antigua and …

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Kuwait Launches Initiative To Advance Food Security, Health And Education Development Across Africa

Kuwait today launched a major initiative to spur sustainable development across Africa with an annual prize recognizing the best research or development efforts in food security, health and education that contribute to significantly solving development challenges facing African nations. Named the ‘Al-Sumait Prizes’ after the late Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait, a Kuwaiti physician who devoted his life towards helping the poor …

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ICT Spending to Top $260 Billion in 2016 as Digital Transformation Initiatives Take Hold Across the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa

ICT spending in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) will top $260 billion in 2016 as organizations across the region increasingly embrace digital transformation initiatives in a bid to streamline their costs and bolster their flexibility. That’s according to global technology research and consulting services firm International Data Corporation, which today hosted an event at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah to …

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Accelerating Global Expansion, SIGFOX Targets Internet of Things Network Rollout in Middle East and Africa

Opens Regional Headquarters in Dubai and Names Mobile-Telecom Veteran Thierry Siminger President of SIGFOX MEA. Building on its continued rapid growth in Europe and its network rollout in 10 major U.S. metropolitan areas, SIGFOX today announced its expansion in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). The world’s leading provider of dedicated cellular connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) is …

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