Tuesday , 18 June 2019

Tag Archives: North Africa

Al-Barmawi heads the regional office of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) is establishing its first Chairman office for the Middle East and North Africa The IAEE has appointed the Jordanian investor Bilal Al-Birmawi, CEO of 1st Arabia Exhibition and Conference Organizing Company, to be responsible for establishing a permanent office for the association to act as a platform for the activities of the …

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Foreign Minister to participate in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa

In the course of the event, a high-level debate is planned on the future of the region, as well as on security, social and economic challenges and opportunitiesOn 6 and 7 April 2019, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs will represent Latvia at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa in Jordan. In the course of the event, …

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Middle East and North Africa enterprise software market to top USD 760 million in 2018

Industry experts agree that Middle East organizations are turning to digital consultancies to help solve business challenges – including budget constraints, over-extension of IT infrastructure, optimizing information management, and finding minimal time to value for digital business solutions and strategies. “As most Middle East organizations need to enhance their digital toolset, specialized channel partners are key for implementing information management …

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500 Startups invests in 12 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) startups as part of the second ‘MENA DOJO’ series a program

Silicon Valley based 500 Startups, the most active early-stage Venture Capital firm in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has announced twelve pre-Series A regional companies participating in the second edition of the MENA Dojo Series A Program following a very rigorous selection process. The startups in this batch include : Eyewa, online glasses and contact lenses retailer; …

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North Africa set to adopt five-year plan to boost youth employment: ILO

The United Nations labour agency has warned that countries in North Africa need to adopt a broader, more concerted response to tackle the crisis of youth unemployment, with the youth unemployment rate now standing at 28.8 percent, twice the global average. “Arguably, the single biggest global development challenge in the decades to come will be the need to integrate hundreds …

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Project for solar-powered electric boat transport in the Middle East and North Africa receives US$1 million UN Energy Grant

The project “Solar Fuelled Electric Maritime Mobility” by SINTEF, an independent non-profit research institute based in Norway, seeks to demonstrate the feasibility and the social, economic and environmental benefits of solar-fuelled electric boat transport in Tunisia and the wider region Furthermore, the project will conduct capacity development workshops for Tunisian and other regional stakeholders. A partnership working to promote solar-powered …

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Mowgli Foundation Releases Its Latest Impact Report

Every Mowgli Entrepreneur Creates More Than 3 New Jobs in the Mentoring Year. The Mowgli Foundation, a UK headquartered award winning mentoring organisation in the Middle East and North Africa, recently published its latest impact report, spanning an 8-year time period. With the aim of empowering entrepreneurs to drive economic growth and employment generation, Mowgli focuses on the training and …

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Vuclip Appoints Sherif Dahan to Head Operations for the Middle East and North Africa Region

Former MSN Arabia Managing Director to Lead Launch & Operations of the Company’s OTT Video Service Viu in the Region. Vuclip, a PCCW Media company and the leading premium video-on-demand service for emerging markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherif Dahan as Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This move comes ahead of …

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Private Sector is Key Driver for Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

New report seeks to unlock private sector potential by addressing constraints. The private sector can be an important driver for growth and rising prosperity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) if effective policies are put in place to address key challenges across the region, according to a report from three leading international development and financial institutions. The report …

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FGB and NBAD boards recommend merger to create the largest bank in the Middle East and North Africa region

Creates the largest bank in the MENA region by assets1 with total assets of AED642 billion (US$175 billion)2 Leading position in the UAE both in terms of loan and deposit market shares Presence in 19 countries Complementary businesses to leverage on strengths in consumer and wholesale banking Content on the proposed merger: www.bankfortheUAE.com Creates the largest bank in the MENA …

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