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Tag Archives: Middle East

D2L expands footprint in the Middle East and Africa

Learning tech provider to accelerate its growth in the region through new resellers D2L, which has helped transform learning for people all over the world, is now doing the same for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). After increasing its presence in the region last year with a dedicated office in Dubai, and on-boarding several thousand unique users in the …

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Project for solar-powered electric boat transport in the Middle East and North Africa receives US$1 million UN Energy Grant

The project “Solar Fuelled Electric Maritime Mobility” by SINTEF, an independent non-profit research institute based in Norway, seeks to demonstrate the feasibility and the social, economic and environmental benefits of solar-fuelled electric boat transport in Tunisia and the wider region Furthermore, the project will conduct capacity development workshops for Tunisian and other regional stakeholders. A partnership working to promote solar-powered …

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U.S.’s Mimecast data security appoints channel director for Middle East and Africa

Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced an executive appointment to strengthen its leadership team. Jason Roos joins Mimecast from Dimension Data, as the new Channel Director and will lead the channel teams in Middle East and Africa. “Our channel partners play an essential role in how we support our customers and expand our …

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Pearson brings virtual reality learning technology to Middle East

Pearson, Microsoft and Google collaborate on state-of-the-art learning technology. Pearson launched its latest augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) educational technology in the Middle East. This includes content for Microsoft HoloLens, the brand new augmented reality viewer, as well as content for VR including interactive 360° courseware. Microsoft’s HoloLens, is the world’s first untethered augmented reality system. HoloLens is …

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Mona Al Marri opens 6th InfoComm Middle East and Africa

Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) HE Mona Ghanem Al Marri today inaugurated the 6th InfoComm Middle East and Africa, the region’s largest professional audiovisual event at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Being organised under the theme ‘Audiovisual Communications in a Hyperconnected World’, the event seeks to drive the region’s professional audiovisual take-up and the exchange …

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U.S.’s Juniper Networks appoints Hatem Hariri general manager, Middle East and Africa

Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced that Hatem Hariri has been appointed as general manager, Middle East and Africa. In this role, Hariri is responsible for all aspects of sales strategy, planning and operations across Juniper’s entire MEA business. Hariri brings 20 years of technical, sales and senior business management experience in telecommunications …

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National Bank of Fujairah recognised with ‘Banker’s Choice Award’ at The Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Regional Awards 2016

The latest award further acclaim NBF’s position as a trusted banking partner, cementing its status as the bank for businesses in the UAE National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announced today that it was awarded the “Bankers’ Choice Award” at the Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Regional Awards 2016. The accolade is an endorsement of NBF’s longstanding record in …

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Sharjah gears to score higher than 88% to sustain its WHO ‘Healthy City’ status in the region

The emirate of Sharjah is now the healthiest city in the Middle East and Africa region with an impressive score of 88% as per the World Health Organization (WHO). Stakeholders from various Sharjah Government departments related to the healthy city program assembled at the Sharjah Health Authority headquarters to share their strategies. The stakeholders brainstormed during the meeting to ensure …

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How UAE’s Julphar and Siemens are tackling diabetes in the Middle East with digital tech

As World Diabetes Day is marked around the globe on 14th November, a first-of-its kind factory in the UAE is providing affordable insulin to the Middle East with the help of digitalization technology from Siemens. Established in 1980, Julphar (Gulf Pharmaceuticals) is the first pharmaceutical manufacturer in the GCC and one of the largest in the Middle East. In order …

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Introduction of VAT set to be a ‘challenging and exciting time for the region’ says ACCA Middle East

Business leaders from across Oman gathered together at an ACCA event this week (24 October) to discuss the impending introduction of VAT (Value Added Tax) across the region. VAT will be implemented in Oman and several other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries from 1 January 2018. Ashok Hariharan, Partner & Head of Tax at KPMG was one of several …

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