Tag Archives: Middle East

The Kingdom of Bahrain Wins the “Global Best to Invest Award” In the Middle East & Africa

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Economic Development Board – Bahrain has been honored at the eighth annual “Global Best to Invest Awards”, which has recognized the Kingdom as the top country to invest in per capita in the Middle East & Africa. The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 1st among four GCC countries, with the UAE ranked 2nd, Saudi Arabia ranked 4th and Oman 5th. The …

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NCR Brings its Innovative Power Advantage Solution to Financial Institutions in the Middle East

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Power conditioners can increase ATM availability and reduce service calls up to 20%. NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced the introduction of Power Advantage, an innovative portfolio of power solution comprising power conditioners and an all-in-one UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and UPM (Uninterrupted Power Manager) device, to help financial institutions improve ATM availability, reduce …

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Orange launches 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

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The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize, which …

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Deloitte: Transforming gender balance in the Middle East

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Monitor Deloitte recently published a white paper “Getting the balance right- A blueprint for gender balance in the Middle East private sector” which showcases the firm’s recognition of the importance of gender balance in driving economic engines and improving organizations’ bottom line. The white paper tackles many aspects including the importance of gender balance in the workplace, how to set …

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Hyundai Appoints New Head of Africa & Middle East Region

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Mike Song Will Lead Regional Activities from Dubai RHQ Has 23 Years’ Experience with Hyundai Motor Company Previously Worked at Hyundai Headquarters, and in North America Carmaker Hyundai has appointed Mike Song as its new Head of Africa and Middle East Region, commencing during the second week of May. Based in the Dubai Regional Headquarters, Mr. Song will oversee operations …

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US entrepreneur inspires Qatar’s future business leaders at The Sheikh Faisal Center for Entrepreneurship in the Middle East

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Sheikh Faisal Center for Entrepreneurship in the Middle East, a leading business education partnership between Al Faisal Holding and DePaul University of the US was delighted to host, Mr. Paul M. Rand as part of its entrepreneurship and business development program. Mr. Paul M. Rand, a serial entrepreneur, author and marketing expert, spoke to over 200 professionals from a number …

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Securing the Smart Digital Enterprise as Budget Constraints Begin to Bite

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The results of a recent IT security survey of Middle East organizations conducted by International Data Corporation (IDC) show that the top three threats to enterprise security are infected USB drives, data theft by employees, and advanced persistent threats. These threats all have one aspect in common – insider risk. And the fact that users do not realize they are …

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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

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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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