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Dubai’s First Classroom in the Sky

Seawings, the UAE’s luxury seaplane tour operator, organized Dubai’s first-ever aerial educational tours on February 17, 2013. The 40 minute seaplane tours were part of its recently launched education programme – Higher Learning. The programme was attended by over 50 students from the Al Khaleej National School at the Seawings base in Jebel Ali Beach Hotel. Each flight was preceded …

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Tunisia: Statement by Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group

Statement by Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group, to Ambassadors from the Member States of the Bank accredited to Tunisia and Representatives of International Organization. The Bank and Africa in 2013 Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Africa has shown remarkable staying power since the global crisis began in 2008. Some sceptics would contend that this is another …

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Statement by the IMF Mission on the 2012 Article IV Consultations Mission with Algeria

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Zeine Zeidane, visited Algiers from October 29 to November 11, 2012 to hold annual Article IV discussions. The consultation will conclude with the preparation of a report to be discussed by the IMF Executive Board in early 2013. The discussions focused on short- and medium-term economic policies as well as the …

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KFH-Research: Bahrain will restore trust in its economy

Discount rate will remain low to stimulate economy Inflation rate reaches 4.2% but remains under control Economy will witness revival supported by oil prices, subsiding of political tensions A report prepared by KFH-Research concerning the expectations of the Bahraini economy during 2012, mentioned that Bahrain is working towards restoring trust in its economy; especially after the subsiding of political tensions, …

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Commerzbank Study: Africa’s Economies Continue to Gain Ground

Countries benefit from the commodity boom and political stability – Growth impulses above all in the Sub-Saharan region After the crises of the past, the economies of many African countries are clearly heading for growth. Political and economic stability has increased above all in the countries of the Sub-Saharan region. “Medium-term growth potential in Sub-Saharan Africa ought to be about …

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Countries warned of volatility in global economy

Pretoria – Developing countries should prepare for a long period of volatility in the global economy, the World Bank has warned. These countries should boost their medium-term development strategies while preparing for tougher times, said the bank in its Global Economic Prospects (GEP) June 2012 report released on Tuesday. According to the report a resurgence of tensions in high-income Europe …

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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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Prince Alwaleed Receives US Media Delegation to Discuss Economic & Social Issues

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and HH Princes Ameerah Al-Taweel, Vice Chairwoman of Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, that is chaired by Prince Alwaleed, received a US media delegation that included Mr. David Andelman, Editor-in-Chief of the World Policy Journal, Ms. Arlene Getz from Reuters, as well as a number of writers, …

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Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development receives Singapore Management University Students

Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED) received a student delegation from the Singapore Management University (SMU), as part of their “Business Study Mission” course at the SMU. This is the fourth time such a delegation from SMU visits ADCED. The visit came in line with ADCED’s programme of educational and professional development where opportunities are made …

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MENA Political and Economic Forecast

The AKE Intelligence department has issued new analysis on a number of countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The findings have been published on Global Int AKE – AKE‘s worldwide risk analysis website. The department predicts economic growth in Kuwait, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates, but the Eurozone crisis will have a knock-on effect on several economies. Israel will continue to threaten …

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