Tag Archives: UAE

Legal Tech Startup from the UAE Gains Traction in Innovating Justice

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Legal Advice Middle East, the first online legal services marketplace in the region, has been selected for the semi-final round of the Innovating Justice Challenge 2016, run by the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL). Earlier this year, 69 justice innovations from around the world were shortlisted by HiiL in this year’s Challenge from more than four hundred applications. …

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71 per cent of UAE Residents Will Take advice from Social Media Influencers before Buying Products

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New Survey from PR Agency BPG Cohn & Wolfe Demonstrates Impact of Influencers – Particularly in Beauty, Fashion and Food. Dubai – The growing power of social media influencers and bloggers has been borne out by new research from Dubai-based PR agency BPG Cohn & Wolfe that shows that 71 per cent of UAE residents aged 18-40 are happy to …

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Monster Employment Index Records High Demand for UAE Medical Professionals

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UAE healthcare professionals continue to be in high demand with 12 percent year-on-year growth in job opportunities listed online in July 2016 Opportunities increase in consumer goods (25 percent) and manufacturing (8 percent) Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman register positive year-on-year growth in July 2016 amongst GCC countries UAE shows a negative growth of 22% in job opportunities listed online in …

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UAE among top performers in E-Government Development Index 2016

H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori

Joins ranks with Switzerland, Slovenia and Lithuania in e-services development. UAE – The UAE prominently featured major developments in its e-services and ranked high in the latest UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ (DESA) E-Government Development Index (EDGI) Survey 2016, according to UN DESA’s Vincenzo Aquaro, Chief E-Government Branch, Division for Public Administration & Development Management. The statement reflects …

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Tech Start-Up ‘WING.ae’ Raises Capital to Fire Up Delivery and Logistics Industry in the UAE


Ground-breaking platform to empower consumers to make smarter delivery choices with greater savings Dubai, U.A.E. – WING.ae, an on-demand delivery and courier marketplace, has closed a seed funding round backed by SOUQ.com, the Middle East’s largest online retail and marketplace platform. Tech start-up WING.ae is an innovative e-marketplace that offers an assortment of comparative pricing across major carriers in the …

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UAE firms confident of attaining digital maturity in marketing and promotion by 2018


A survey of over 400 consumer goods retail and manufacturing executives from 27 countries, including executives from the UAE, reveals that companies who want to keep in front of change and secure competitive advantage are transforming themselves into fully integrated omni businesses. For the first time this year, 7100 consumers from 19 countries – including the UAE – were surveyed …

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It’s Not About the Salary: Fresh Graduates in the UAE Want a Job They Feel Passionate About


55% of fresh graduates in the United Arab Emirates believe that it is challenging to find their first job, according to Bayt.com At around 23%, the soaring rates of youth unemployment across the Middle East and North Africa region, are almost twice the global average of 13%. These figures have led to discontent among fresh graduates in the United Arab …

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Etisalat launches its first virtual telecom function


Following the successful launch of its first NFV telco cloud, Etisalat has successfully on-boarded its first virtualized telecom function using Affirmed Networks’ virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution. Representing the core technology components of a mobile system, an Evolved Packet Core is the foundation of any mobile service. Marking another first for the telecom leader, Etisalat made its first live …

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Job hunting in the UAE just became less stressful with dubizzle’s new tool for applicants


The UAE’s leading recruitment platform adds more transparency to the job seekers through its new applicants’ dashboard The tool tracks job applications by listing the jobs applied for, displaying the total number of applicants for each position, and showing the status of their CV. New ‘Highlight your application’ feature allows applicants to promote their skills, offering recruiters an additional screening …

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UAE-based Djembe Communications Further Expands Footprint in Africa

Djembe's Managing Director, Mitchell Prathe

Regional Expansion Across Africa with New Wholly Owned Offices in Ghana and Morocco and Near-term Plans for an Office in Mauritius Received key Industry Accolades including Hermes Creative Awards, In2 SABRE Awards and Premios Lusos Awards Shortlisted by The Holmes Report 2016 EMEA Consultancies of the Year in the Category ‘Africa Consultancy of the Year’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates: – …

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