Tag Archives: Middle East

Virgin Mobile Hits 2.5 Million Subscribers in the Middle East & Africa

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Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa Maintains Pace as Fastest Growing MVNO in the Middle East & Africa Dubai – Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA) announced today that 2.5 million customers now use its mobile telecom services, bolstering its position as the fastest growing MVNO in the region. Mikkel Vinter, CEO and founder of Virgin Mobile Middle East …

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Hyundai Africa and Middle East Hosts PR Summit in Dubai


Hyundai Vice President: “PR Success is Crucial to Sales Success”. In a bid to further solidify its market-leading brand position, Hyundai Africa and Middle East this week hosted a PR summit in Dubai for its Africa and Middle East distributors. The aim of the summit was to ensure that all distributors, the Hyundai regional headquarters office, and the newly-appointed regional …

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SA, Middle East relations get major boost

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By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa and Saudi Arabia’s economic and political relations received a significant boost following a successful state visit by President Jacob Zuma to that country at the weekend. President Zuma spent his Easter weekend telling the South African story in the Middle East on Saturday and Sunday. The Presidency described the visit as an important …

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Al-Khair Foundation seeks UAE partnerships to jointly fund and deliver US$20-30m projects in the Middle East

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Leading UK-based Muslim charity calls for collaborations with UAE NGOs at Dubai International Humanitarian, Aid and Development Exhibition. Al-Khair Foundation (AKF), one of the largest Muslim charities in the United Kingdom, announced today at the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition that it is seeking partnerships with UAE-based non-profit organisations to deliver life-changing projects to those in …

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Cisco Cloud Index Projects that Cloud Traffic in Middle East and Africa will quadruple by 2019


Personal Cloud Storage, Public Cloud Services, Denser Private Cloud Workloads and Internet of Everything among Key Drivers of Rapid Cloud Growth Worldwide. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The fifth annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2014-2019), released recently, forecasts that Middle East and Africa cloud traffic will more than quadruple by the end of 2019. Additionally, by 2019, 83 percent of …

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Education for Employment: A Priority for the region and the world


Turkey: 42 per cent of the global youth labour force is either unemployed or living in poverty, with fewer than one in four young people in work in the Middle East & North Africa region*. This ‘Global Employment Challenge’ was one of a number of issues raised in this year’s Macmillan Education Forum, held in Istanbul on 1st and 2nd …

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Japan demonstrates strong support for UNIDO projects in Africa, Middle East


The Government of Japan has provided a contribution of over USD 7.4 million in response to the needs of communities affected by humanitarian crises and the influx of displaced peoples. The funding supports seven projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Africa and the Middle East. This was announced last Friday at a meeting between LI …

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Souq.com raises more than AED 1 Billion (USD 275 million), the largest e-commerce funding in Middle East history


Funding confirms sustained confidence in the brand and is expected to boost SME growth. Dubai, U.A.E: Souq.com, the Middle East’s largest online retail and marketplace platform, announced today that it has completed a funding round of more than AED 1 Billion (USD 275 million), the largest financing of an e-commerce business in the Middle East. The significant investment will support …

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D-link takes aim at partner training and education

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Networking Solutions Vendor Targets Aggressive SMB Push With New Training Focus. D-Link Corporation , a global leader in connectivity solutions for small, medium and large enterprise business networking, has announced a new channel strategy that will see the company aggressively reinforce its partner training and education schemes in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). According to the vendor that manufactures …

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Orange and Google sign strategic partnership to increase access to mobile internet services across Africa and Middle East


Affordable digital communication package launched to expand online experience for mass market across the region. Orange enhances its digital offering in Orange MEA, adding popular content and services to bring the best of mobile internet to customers. Orange (www.Orange.com) today announces a new partnership with Google™ to bring the best of mobile internet across its full African and Middle Eastern …

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