Friday , 22 February 2019

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Abu Dhabi leads international sustainability agenda

Abu Dhabi brings together investors and service providers at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to facilitate investment partnerships Abu Dhabi is playing a pivotal role in leading the global sustainability agenda by enhancing its position as a regional centre for sustainable financing and meeting the needs and opportunities of the Middle East and North Africa, MENA, region. In this regard, Abu …

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QSTP brings back Arab Innovation Academy to enhance entrepreneurial skills

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), a part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) and the European Innovation Academy (EIA) kicked off the second edition of their Arab Innovation Academy (AIA) on January 2, 2018. More than 160 aspiring “techpreneurs” from Qatar, MENA, and representatives from India and Russia come together for a single purpose: to help Arab …

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NOMAD announces partnership with Sony Professional Solutions MEA

NOMAD is the first of its kind purpose-built ecosystem for entrepreneurs and the creative community in the region Memorandum of Understanding will bring industry-leading support as NOMAD develops its creative hub in Dubai for innovative media entrepreneurs and startups Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sony Professional Solutions MEA on …

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Market Soundbites: What is the global outlook for 2019?

ZAWYA’s editor Michael Fahy sat down with Jean-Paul Pigat, head of research at Dubai-based Lighthouse Research, to discuss the big issues impacting global capital markets and the outlook for the year ahead. “When I look at 2019, for the short-term outlook, there are two main economies I am concerned about the first is the United States and the other one …

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Weekly Q&A: “Six of the top ten fastest-growing economies globally are currently in Africa”

Healthcare, education, infrastructure and the creative industries all provide opportunities for Gulf investors in sub-Saharan Africa – so long as they find the right partner, says Botho Energing Markets’ Isaac Kwaku Fokuo Welcome to Zawya Markets. Each Sunday we will be featuring an interview with a different analyst or markets expert from around the region. If you would like to …

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Sharjah Education Council signs agreement with Bukhatir Education

Advancement and Management “Beam” to manage Khalifah Al-Hamzah Private School in Al-Madam, Sharjah Sharjah Education Council has signed an agreement with Bukhatir Education Advancement and Management (Beam) to manage the first private school in Al Madam, Sharjah. The agreement was signed by Dr. Saeed Musabbeh Al Kaabi, President of Sharjah Education Council, and Mr. Salah Bukhatir, Chairman and CEO of …

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Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Small and Micro Enterprise Promotion Service (SMEPS) join hands to scale up business resilience support to Yemen under BRAVE Program

The Business Resilience Assistance for Value-adding Enterprises (BRAVE) aims to enhance the resilience of the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)s in Yemen in vital sectors against the impacts of the ongoing conflict IDB Head Office witnessed today the signing ceremony of the implementation agreements for the scale up of BRAVE Program in Yemen. The Business Resilience Assistance for Value-adding Enterprises …

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Ooredoo keeps customers connected in more places around the world

Going beyond meeting the needs of customers, the company works to enrich their ‘digital’ lives through services which help them stay up to date and in touch. Keeping people connected in even more places around the world, Ooredoo has added a number of new destinations to its Ooredoo Passport World package. Customers can now travel across the globe with ease …

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Sheikh Mohammed seeks status report on Arabic language

The UAE’s Vice-President has sought a status report on the Arabic language and its future. The report would be the basis and an extensive study to approach the challenges of the Arabic language in a scientific way to help develop the methods of use, education and empowerment as a means of communication and knowledge acquisition. The report is expected to …

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UAE ministry launches new job classification scheme

The new occupational classification scheme is comprised of a list of 726 job titles in nine professional categories UAE – The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has introduced job descriptions as part of a new occupational classification scheme. The scheme is used for new work permit applications in the mainland. It is now more challenging for employers to select …

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