Thursday , 13 December 2018

Tag Archives: Kuwait

The joint winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2018 received their prizes from His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait

Speaking on behalf of the Rakai Health Sciences Program, which she co-founded, Professor Wawer said, “ We are very grateful for the recognition this award gives to our teams both in Uganda and at John Hopkins University for the impactful work we are doing to combat the HIV epidemic in Uganda.” Dr Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General of the Kuwait Foundation …

Read More »

Kuwait’s central bank sets up test ground for fintech

Bahrain has created a fintech regulatory unit and Abu Dhabi and Dubai is cultivating a financial startup scene. Kuwait’s central bank has issued regulatory guidelines for companies wishing to experiment with new financial technology products and services, it said on Monday. Kuwait’s regulatory testing framework, known as a ‘sandbox’, will include four phases, with representatives from local banks joining a …

Read More »

Kuwaiti education minister assures students of unbridled support

Kuwait remains committed to its goal of providing quality education and honing the skills of its students, its education minister Dr. Hamid Al-Azmi said on Sunday. The minister’s remarks come against the backdrop of a major achievement where a Kuwaiti private school outperformed 52,000 others in an Arab reading challenge held in Dubai. He congratulated the students of ‘Al-Ikhlas’ school …

Read More »

Abu Dhabi, Kuwait among world’s top 3 for sovereign liquid assets

Abu Dhabi and Kuwait governments hold liquid assets which are more than 100% of their GDP Abu Dhabi and Kuwait governments hold liquid assets which are more than 100 per cent of their GDP, which positively effects the ratings of the countries and help them combat effects of economic cycles. According to global ratings agency S&P forecast, Kuwait, Norway and …

Read More »

UAE’s Shuaa Capital to boost foothold in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt

The Saudi market is so important and full of growth potentials and opportunities Shuaa Capital is seeking to collaborate with Saudi Arabia’s Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC) to launch and manage real estate investment funds in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The partnership is directed towards managing the development and expansion of centrally located real estate hotspots across the Kingdom, …

Read More »

Kuwait to get e-cars

Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry has requested all concerned authorities to provide necessary requirements for the entry of electric cars to Kuwait’s market KUWAIT CITY – Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has requested all concerned authorities to provide necessary requirements for the entry of electric cars to Kuwait’s market, reports Al-Rai daily. Report added KCCI received a …

Read More »

U.S.’s SAS expands large scale decision automation in Kuwait’s Boubyan Bank

Extended agreement sees Kuwaiti bank implement credit scoring analytics to drive behavioral score cards and build risk models across its branches Boubyan Bank, a Kuwait-based Islamic bank, has taken a vital step in executing automated procedures to assess credit risk and exercise fast approvals for its customers by extending a partnership with SAS, the leader in analytics. Considered the fastest …

Read More »

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development announces Winners for Health and Food Security Categories

The winners of the Kuwait-sponsored, Al-Sumait 2015 Health Award and 2016 Food Security Award have been announced by the prestigious Board of Trustees at a meeting in Kuwait City. Today’s Board of Trustees meeting of the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development (AlSumaitPrize.org) honored ground-breaking research on tackling childhood malaria and addressing undernourishment through Africa, which both impact the lives of …

Read More »

Arabnet kKwait Conference highlights the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship as drivers of Kuwait’s economic development

Kuwait City – Over 500 digital leaders gathered at the ArabNet Kuwait conference to discuss the latest in digital innovation and entrepreneurship, and the opportunities they bring for Kuwait’s businesses and youth. Held under the patronage and with the presence of H.E. Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Homoud Al-Sabah, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, and with …

Read More »

Kuwait’s Zain Telecom Group promotes Dr. Andrew Arowojolu to Chief Regulatory Officer

With over 25 years of telecom strategy experience, Dr. Andrew to interact closely with industry and regulatory authorities as well as support the execution of Zain’s unfolding digital lifestyle ambitions Kuwait City – Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator across the Middle East and Africa, announces the promotion of Dr. Andrew Arowojolu to Group Chief Regulatory Officer (CRO), effective …

Read More »