Sunday , 18 August 2019

Science & Tech

Harland Financial Solutions Announces Alliance with South Africa-Based, IZAZI Analytics

Harland Financial Solutions announced today its alliance with South Africa-based IZAZI Analytics. IZAZI’s expertise in process and business analysis and in-depth knowledge of the financial industry, combined with Harland Financial Solutions’ CreditQuest® software solution, will provide organizations with a complete credit risk management solution that successfully aligns with their business processes. CreditQuest is a suite of integrated solutions that are built …

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Dubai, UAE: HP Middle East hosted this Gitex its annual Channel Awards ceremony at Atlantis The Palm Hotel

Dubai, UAE: HP Middle East hosted this Gitex its annual Channel Awards ceremony at Atlantis The Palm Hotel in Dubai to recognize and honor the achievements of its partners throughout the Middle East. The event, attended by channel executives, saw HP Middle East channel partners evaluated across nine categories covering all areas of HP’s business in the region, including Enterprise …

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RWE Technology and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Establish Joint Venture in Dubai

RWE Technology GmbH, a company within the RWE Group that specialises in building power plants, and the state-run Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) have established a joint venture. On 22 October 2012, Member of the RWE Executive Board Leonhard Birnbaum, RWE Technology CEO Michael Fübi and DEWA CEO/MD H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer signed the agreement in …

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Airtel crosses 60 million active customer mark in Africa

Adds 10 million customers in less than 12 months – Rapid expansion of world class 3.75G high speed data services across 11 markets – Growth of mobile commerce service “Airtel Money” in 15 markets – Implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in all markets, especially 30 schools for the underprivileged children – Largest football tournament in Africa for girls and …

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Ministerial conference adopts integrated African strategy for meteorology

An integrated African strategy for meteorology to meet challenges such as climate change and extreme weather hazards has been adopted by a ministerial-level conference in Zimbabwe. The Second Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology 12-15 October 2012 also focused on how to improve weather and climate services for sustainable development, particularly for priority sectors such as agriculture, water, …

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New locust alert for northwest Africa / FAO warns of impending threat

FAO has alerted Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco to prepare for the likely arrival of Desert Locust swarms from the Sahel in West Africa in the coming weeks. The four countries are being urged to stand by to mobilize their field teams to detect the arrival of the swarms and control them. Swarms of adult locusts are currently forming in …

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Masdar to Develop 15 MW Solar Plant in Mauritania

Masdar announced today the development of a 15-megawatt solar power project in Nouakchott, the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. The plant will deliver 10 per cent of electricity capacity in Mauritania. Masdar is a renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which has large and small-scale power projects around the world. The project is the first …

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Construction Begins on Masdar and International Renewable Energy Agency Headquarters Complex

One of the most sustainable, energy-efficient buildings in the United Arab Emirates Masdar today announced the awarding of the design and construction contract for its new headquarters complex, which will also house the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The headquarters will be one of the most advanced, sustainable multi-use complexes in the United Arab Emirates. It will be the cornerstone …

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Jury Members Visit Masdar’s Shams 1 Solar Power Station

Commend Abu Dhabi for its Renewable Energy Leadership Shams 1 to be the Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant in the Region Abu Dhabi-UAE: 20 October, 2012 – Jury members of the Zayed Future Energy Prize including His Excellency Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, president of Iceland, His Excellency Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Republic of the Maldives, and Her Excellency Elizabeth …

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Start-Ups in MENA Region Grow Eight Fold since 2005 with UAE Attracting 17 Per Cent of New Enterprises

Dubai Internet City and Frost & Sullivan Release Strategic Report on ‘Role of Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Development of ICT Industry’ UAE Leads Region inGovernmental Initiatives to Promote International Partnerships and Foster Innovation, Network Readiness The number of start-ups in the MENA region increased eight times in 2011 as compared to 2005. Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and …

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