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Morocco: Japan pledge 300 million yen for provision of industrial projects

Japan / Meeting between Mr. Koichiro Gemba, Minister for Foreign Affairs and H.E. Dr. Saad Dine El Otmani, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco TOKYO, Japan, March 8, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On Monday, March 5, Mr. Koichiro Gemba, Minister for Foreign Affairs held a meeting with H.E. Dr. Saad Dine El Otmani, Minister …

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World Bank Announces Broadband Connectivity Initiative for Middle East and North Africa

The World Bank launched a regional initiative to improve broadband connectivity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region by bringing utilities’ fiber optic networks into broadband use. The Bank also announced a new focus on citizen participation in the creation of information and communication technologies (ICT) solutions to development problems, building on the success of the Cairo WaterHackathon. …

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North Africa: Waiting Game

As new and emerging governments establish political office in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia, strategies to tackle economic exclusion are still lagging. From the self-immolation of 26 year old Tunisian fruit trader Mohamed Bouazizi in protest at the confiscation of his stall, the Arab Spring has economic roots. For the last year, North Africa’s focus has been on political reform and …

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Takaful Emarat launches Shariah-compliant investment fund

Dubai, UAE, March 5, 2012 – Takaful Emarat, the UAE-headquartered Shariah-compliant life and health insurance company, is joining forces with Saudi Arabia’s Riyad Capital to launch a new Shariah-compliant, capital-protected global equity investment fund. Having endorsed further rapid growth this year in the takaful sector at the recent Eighth Middle East Insurance Forum in Bahrain, Ghassan Marrouche, Chief Executive Officer at Takaful Emarat, …

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Emirati companies to implement service projects in seven Iraqi provinces

BAGHDAD – Twenty three companies from the United Arab Emirates seek to implement various service projects in seven Iraqi provinces, said the Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works today. The media adviser for the ministry Jassim Mohammed told AKnews that the companies will implement water purification plants, streets paving and sewer pipes in the provinces of Dhiqar, Basra, Kirkuk, Missan, …

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Victorians Connect For Business In The Middle East & North Africa

The Victorian Connection, a Victorian Government initiative to develop investment and trade opportunities in global markets, was launched today in Dubai by the Minister for Innovation, Services and Small Business, Louise Asher.

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Egypt’s scientists savour post-revolution year

[CAIRO] Scientists have been reflecting on the astonishing gains that the Egyptian revolution has delivered them, as the first anniversary of Egypt’s Tahrir Square uprising approaches next week (25 January).

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Head of Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa visits Niger

H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz KHELEF, Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), will arrive Monday, the 19th of December 2011, at Niamey, capital of the Republic of Niger.

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Arab scientists call for funding for regional collaborations

[DOHA] Arab scientists have called for an increase in funding for research partnerships between the Arab states, whether by governments, civil society institutions or the private sector.

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SA invests R3bn in UAE

SA invests R3bn in UAE Pretoria – South Africa has invested R3.33 billion in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 2003, making the country the 19th largest investor in the UAE.

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