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United States and Egypt Launch Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University

This new Center is part of a five-year, $90 million USAID initiative that also includes a Center of Excellence for Agriculture hosted at Cairo University in partnership with Cornell University. The Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University opened for business, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and in close cooperation with the …

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SA, Egypt strengthen relations

President Cyril Ramaphosa is on an official working visit to Egypt. While in Egypt, President Ramaphosa will participate in the inaugural session of the “Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development” on 11 December 2019 in Aswan. South Africa and Egypt enjoy cordial bilateral relations underpinned by strong historical and fraternal bonds dating back to the era of the liberation …

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13 teams from Mideast take part in Huawei ICT contest

Bahrain’s team placed second in the competition. Thirteen teams comprising a total of 39 students from across the Middle East have competed in the final of the Huawei Middle East ICT Competition 2019-2020, held at Huawei’s global headquarters in Shenzhen, China. Over the course of 2019, the competition attracted more than 21,000 student registrations from 437 colleges and universities in …

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NTI and VMware sign MoU to develop ICT skills in Egypt

NTI and VMware collaborate to equip the next generation of IT professionals with skills. Partnership supports the ICT vision of Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. VMware and Egypt’s National Telecommunication Institute (NTI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish NTI as the VMware IT Academy regional lead for the Middle East and Africa. The initiative will …

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Vodafone Egypt invests $2.8bln in 21 years

Curtil praised the Egyptian government’s efforts to ease the barriers in the face of investments. Vodafone has invested around EGP 45 billion over 21 years, according to the company’s CEO Alexandre Froment Curtil. Curtil praised the Egyptian government’s efforts to ease the barriers in the face of investments in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, according to a video …

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Canon Announces Participation in Cairo ICT & its Commitment to the Egyptian Market

Now in its 22nd year, the Cairo ICT show attracts more than 500 exhibitors and over 94,000 attendees. Canon Central and North Africa, a world leader in imaging solutions, is proud to announce its participation in the Cairo ICT event. Building on the success of Canon’s involvement in last year event and its strong partnerships in Egypt and wider the …

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Singapore-based inaugurates BIGO technology’s Amman office, opening doors to AI and more employment opportunities

The office was inaugurated by His Excellency Mothanna Gharaibeh, Jordan’s Minister for Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship. BIGO Technology (BIGO), a Singapore-based Internet technology company powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), has opened a new office in Amman, Jordan. The office was inaugurated by His Excellency Mothanna Gharaibeh, Jordan’s Minister for Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship. BIGO executives in attendance included Mr. Mike …

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Free after-school sessions in Abu Dhabi for over 5,600 students

The first phase delivered 15 courses over 70 classes to 1,793 students. More than 5,500 students across Abu Dhabi will benefit from the new phase of the free after-school classes, which promote critical thinking and introduces kids to crucial topics relevant to the job market. The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek) announced the launch of phase two …

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AU Chancellor shares expertise on “Higher Education in the MENA Region” at Temple University

While touring partner universities in the United States, November 19-24, Ajman University (AU) Chancellor Karim Seghir served as a visiting lecturer at Temple University (TU). His talk, “Perspectives on Higher Education in the Middle East,” was hosted by TU’s College of Engineering and attended by students, faculty, and staff from colleges and departments across the Philadelphia campus. Dr. Seghir’s lecture …

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Four aviation startups set up base in Abu Dhabi

Natilus, Red Crow Intelligence, Precious Payload and EarthX are now making plans to move to Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 Four startups from the US, UK, Palestine and Russia have chosen Abu Dhabi as base for the Emirate’s innovation-led mindset and Hub71’s supportive startup ecosystem. The UAE is making headlines with startups from around the world for having one of the largest …

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