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Byblos Bank Awards the Winners of “Your Entrepreneurship Project” Contest

For the second consecutive year, Byblos Bank awarded the winners of the “Your Entrepreneurship Project” contest launched in March 2010 in cooperation with Kafalat and the Faculty of Business Administration at the Antonine University. Through this contest, Byblos Bank aims at developing a sense of innovation and entrepreneurship among young students, and enticing them to lead a project until its …

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Global Entrepreneurship Week Planned for Qatar

  GEW Qatar Board to organize week of activities to promote entrepreneurship Doha, Qatar July 4, 2012: Qatar will join over 100 other countries in participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week, a worldwide initiative that celebrates the innovators and job creators who launch startup businesses and drive economic growth. This will be the first year in which Qatar has had a …

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Alkhabeer Capital to Launch an Extensive Investment Programme Worth SAR1.5 Billion and Includes the United Kingdom

  Jeddah, KSA, 1 July 2012 – Alkhabeer Capital, the Jeddah-based boutique investment and asset management firm, announced that is currently planning a $400 million (SAR1.472 billion) investment programme to be rolled out over the next two years. The firm intends to raise three funds targeting a total of SAR525 million including, for the first time, a fund targeting investments …

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Dubai Chamber joins hands with Emirates to serve SMEs better

Winners of Emirates Business Rewards Programme will be announced on Dubai Chamber website Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry will soon announce the winners from small and medium enterprises (SMEs) participating in the Emirates Business Rewards promotion launched recently. The joint promotion signed with Emirates airline offers a special reward to maximise corporate travel benefits for SME …

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The Beirut Traders Association Announces the Winners of the “Grow My Business” Competition

Beirut, June 22, 2012: A closing press conference was held on June 22, 2012, at Bank Audi Plaza, Bab Idriss, to announce the top three winners of the second edition of the “Grow My Business” (GMB) competition, an initiative launched in February 2011 by the Beirut Traders Association (BTA), in collaboration with the MIT Enterprise Forum – Pan Arab Region and in …

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Italy-Angola – A market beacon in Africa, says Terzi

The Angolan market is, for Italy, “one of the African continent’s points of reference, and not only in terms of the major energy firms operating there”, said Minister Giulio Terzi in a speech he delivered at Angola Investment Day, in which he underscored how that country was one of the most representative of “African dynamism”. Bilateral trade up 252% compared …

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Egypt’s AIT sets up USD2bn JV with Iranian firm

Cairo-based Arabic International Trading (AIT) has set up a USD 2 billion joint venture company with the Iranian Garment Company in Egypt with a total investment of EGP 5 billion (USD 830 million), a senior executive told Zawya. AIT owns 51% of the venture and the Iranian partner holds the rest, AIT chairman Mohamed Essayed Elokaly said. The venture will …

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SA-Saudi Arabia SPV will create jobs, opportunities

Cape Town – The Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies says a joint Saudi Arabian-South African Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) would help create jobs in South Africa and new opportunities for South African businesses in Saudi Arabia. Davies said the joint venture company, which aims to create an initial R20 billion in business opportunities, is part of the department’s …

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Youth employment a stepping stone for Africa

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa – AfricanBrains For a country and region to have a brighter future it needs to invest in its young people. This is a message coming from international experts who believe the securing of employment by the continent’s youth is  extremely important for the development of Africa. With the number of youths in Africa set to double by 2045, …

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Women professionals in UAE ready to take on more responsibility to advance career prospects

  Accenture survey shows few professionals plan to leave their employers despite job dissatisfaction among more than half of the respondents. UAE females intending to leave want to be entrepreneurs starting their own business more than their female peers in the world and men in UAE. Abu Dhabi, June 6, 2012: Women in the UAE are ready to accept more …

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