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Tag Archives: Middle East

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

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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Private Cloud enables 89% of Organisations in the Middle East to Innovate Faster, Oracle Research Finds

Cloud uptake to continue growing at pace as considerations evolve beyond security. New research from Oracle reveals that 89% of enterprises in the Middle East believe the private cloud enables them to innovate faster. The study of 458 companies in the Middle East, Europe and South Africa, conducted by IDG Connect on behalf of Oracle, found that half (51%) of …

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Wadi.com secures largest Series A funding in the tech history of the Middle East

The company raises USD 67M with Al Tayyar Group as lead investor. Wadi.com, the fastest growing e-commerce platform of the Middle East, has raised USD 67m with Al Tayyar Travel Group as the lead investor ten months after its launch. The investment marks the largest series A funding in the tech history of the Middle East and will further accelerate …

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Abu Dhabi to host Middle East Weather Technology Summit in May 2016

Fleming. announces its inaugural Middle East Weather Technology Summit from 24th – 25th May, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, UAE with an aim to understand the impact of weather on the future development agenda in the GCC. Middle East is known for its arid climate which has been a key concern for the people in the region from several years. It …

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The Entrepreneur Club for start-ups in Africa and the Middle East

A new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching the Entrepreneur Club, a new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. The website (http://entrepreneurclub.orange) is a source of information for entrepreneurs that puts them in touch with a …

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YuppTV Partners with Sun Network to Launch 10 Channels in Middle East & North Africa

YuppTV, the world’s largest Over-The-Top (OTT) provider for Indian content, has partnered with leading South Indian television network Sun Network to offer numerous regional entertainment options to its users. With the partnership in place, YuppTV will launch 10 channels in four languages – Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada – in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Under the agreement, …

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3M Appoints Andrei Holban as Regional Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa Region

3M , a science-based company that inspires creative collaboration, announced today the appointment of Andrei Holban as the new Regional Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa region. In his role, Andrei succeeds Ippocratis Vrohidis who has relocated to St. Paul as the new Vice-President for Global Service Centers. Commenting on the new appointment, Bernard Cicut, Area Vice-President for …

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