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Tag Archives: MENA

MENA startups’ funding deals hit record high in first half of 2019

Total funding in H1 2019 rose 66 percent year-on-year and the number of deals was up 28 percent The number of funding deals for startups in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region during the first half of this year reached the highest number on record for a first half of a year, according to startups platform Magnitt. The number …

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Egypt is home to the highest number of internet users in the MENA

Over 50% of the population are active internet users, a number that is expected to rapidly increase by the year 2030, as per Admitad’s 2nd annual industry report outlining e-commerce trends in Egypt. Though only 15% of online users in Egypt shop online, the populous is becoming progressively approachable in online communications The e-commerce market in the MENA Region is …

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Outstanding ministerial confirmations at historic MENA innovation forum

The event steering committee is proud to confirm education, higher education & ICT ministerial participation from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Djibouti and Somalia to join the multiple ministers taking part from the Government of Oman. In September, MENA Innovation 2019 – the high-level forum dedicated to commercial partnerships, ICT innovations and best practices necessary for …

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DKT WomanCare Participates with DKT-Egypt/MENA in Africa Health Exposition 2019

DKT WomanCare Global, the global reproductive health marketing and product distribution platform for DKT International, and DKT International-Egypt/MENA have announced that they will participate in the Africa Health Exhibition 2019 at the Gallagher Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, May 28-30, 2019, and sponsor a lecture by Dr. Eddie Mhlanga on the Essential Steps in Managing Obstetric Emergencies (ESMOE) protocol. Dr. Mhlanga …

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Key Content Confirmed For Upcoming MENA Innovation 2019 in Oman

The forum will facilitate the today-necessary exchange of ideas, ICT innovations and administrative best practices as but examples, key to effectuating the MENA region’s push for a definitively ‘future-proofed’ education infrastructure. The purpose of this year’s forum, held under the patronage of the Oman Ministry of Higher Education, is to proactively assess the opportunities and challenges that the global economy’s …

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50 new technologies and innovations showcased at Dubai Airport Show

Screening system that avoids need to take out laptops at airports, unique loading system, baggage handling system Dubai: The 19th edition of Dubai Airport Show, the world’s largest airport exhibition, witnessed the showcasing of new technologies and innovations in the aviation industry. More than 50 new technologies and innovative products and services were unveiled on the first day of the …

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Why Education Is the Key to the MENA Region’s Future

Oil has been the key to prosperity in the Middle East – but it is a finite resource. As alternate energy sources gain traction globally, the long-term sustainability of the MENA region will depend the quality of its human capital, says Navin Valrani, CEO of Arcadia Education. For Valrani, the top priorities are providing children access to quality education, equity …

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MENA summit to rewrite the future of HR

The 5th Annual HR Tech MENA Summit returns this year with MetLife, one of the world’s leading financial services companies and a pioneer of innovative employee benefits in the UAE, to discuss latest technology trends, innovations and disruptive ideas that are changing the workplace. With an aim to achieve workplace wellbeing and excellence and pave the journey for digitization and …

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MENA eyes $2.3bln investment in smart cities tech by 2021

Public-private partnerships seen as key force that will help accelerate such undertakings in region Investments in technologies enabling smart cities in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is expected to hit the $2.3-billion mark by 2021 as per the estimates of International Data Corporation. Given that large funding is needed to build smart cities, public-private partnerships (PPPs) are seen …

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Entrepreneurial growth set to accelerate in 2019

The number of entrepreneurs who have benefited from the start-up, advisory and development services of Dubai SME now stands at 34,694 With a steady stream of initiatives being launched to support the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector in the UAE, experts at the SME World 2019 summit said that entrepreneurial growth will continue to accelerate in the coming years. …

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