Friday , 24 November 2017

Tag Archives: Middle East

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

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

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

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

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

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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