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EU Ambassador to Jordan: EU – Jordan Relation is Unique

The lecture which was attended by a host of diplomats, government officials and private and public sector representatives tackled the unique bond between the EU and the Kingdom which according to the European Union Ambassador is “at its best.” AMMAN July 16, 2012 HE Ms Joanna Wronecka, Head of Delegation of the European Union/EU Ambassador stressed on the strong and …

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Innovation Crucial in Current Low Growth Economy Say Middle East Manufacturers

  White Paper Including Results from Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE Reveals Inadequate Tools and Systems Hinder Innovation-led Strategies Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 08 February 2012 – Manufacturers are investing in product innovation and added value services as a means to compete and drive growth according to IDC Manufacturing Insights’ latest white paper, In Pursuit of Operational Excellence: Accelerating Business …

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Prince Alwaleed Meets Twitter Management in New York

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company ( KHC ), met with Mr. Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter, Mr. Ali Rowghani, CFO of Twitter and Mr. Suhail Rizvi from Twitter at The Plaza Hotel in New York on Monday 6th February 2012 during His Royal Highness’s trip to the U.S. Prince Alwaleed was accompanied …

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Presidential Affairs Ministry of Abu Dhabi provides Egypt’s Al-Azhar with AED $42 million

The construction of Al Azhar library will act as the kick-off project for $3 billion commitment signed last year The Ministry of Presidential Affairs on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Egypt’s Al-Azhar to provide $42 million in funds to support the University’s educational and cultural projects. This initiative comes as part of the $3 billion commitment signed …

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Energy Trends in Africa: Will Africa be the Global Green Energy Leader?

Frost & Sullivan Host a Complimentary Web Conference With the latest supply of power grids, power generation efficiency and movement toward energy-efficient buildings, Africa is at the brink of a green energy revolution – or is it really? The Frost & Sullivan Energy and Power Systems business unit will be hosting a complimentary web conference that will be contextualising the …

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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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Africa needs more FDI projects

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa – AfricanBrains African leadership is calling for more Foreign Direct Investment projects for the continent’s renewal. And one area in which Africa can attract more investment is the renewable energy space, a study has revealed. While China has established itself as a dominant player in the manufacture of components of solar energy plants, Africa could compete by …

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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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New York Forum AFRICA / Report on the second day

The second day of the first New York Forum AFRICA (http://www.ny-forum-africa.com) which is being held in Libreville, capital the Gabonese capital, was the opportunity for the issues of economic investment and development opportunities to be tackled by the entire continent. At the initiative of Richard Attias & Associates, under the aegis of President Ali Bongo Ondimba, and in partnership with …

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