With a worldwide community of over 551 million monthly active listeners, including 220 million subscribers, Spotify provides a wide range of African and international artists with a library including over 82 million tracks.
Visa announced a partnership agreement with ABHI that aims to revolutionize the financial landscape by driving innovation, promoting financial inclusion, and accelerating the adoption of new payment solutions in the CEMEA region.
The new lab will be located in Dubai, UAE, and will help to drive regional innovation and accelerate the adoption of new technologies such as AI/ML for network automation and optimization in the region
Among those who think they are most likely to lose their job because of the lack of digital skills within the next 5 years are department heads (29%) and top managers (15%).
Seiko Epson Corporation has established a new sales company to accelerate expansion in key markets including Africa, Caucasus, Central Asia, the Middle East, Moldova, Türkiye, and Ukraine, centrally managed from a regional office in Dubai, UAE.
LigaData and FICO will offer hybrid-cloud and SaaS Decision as a Service solutions that communications service providers can use to increase revenues, decrease costs, and expand their digital and mobile financial services offerings.
NTT’s Edge Advantage report surveyed 600 enterprises leveraging edge to enable data-driven decision making; uncovered concerns around infrastructure capabilities.
The in-depth report highlights the steady growth of 5G in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA) as well as its impact on digital transformation
John joined Rolls-Royce over twenty years ago, in 2001, as a graduate trainee in the Defence business. He rose to become a senior manager before joining Civil Aerospace.
Fonctionnant en réseau, les Orange Digital Centers permettent le partage d'expériences et d'expertise entre les pays et offrent une approche simple et inclusive pour améliorer l'employabilité des jeunes, encourager l'entrepreneuriat innovant et promouvoir l'écosystème numérique local.
Working as a network, the Orange Digital Centers allows experiences and expertise to be shared between countries and offer a simple and inclusive approach to improve young people's employability, encourage innovative entrepreneurship and promote the local digital ecosystem.
e&, Mastercard partner to drive digital future for consumers in 16 markets across Africa, Middle East and Asia
These experiences include providing consumers with innovative alternatives to how they choose to pay for a variety of lifestyle activities. Consumers will also benefit from exciting, personalized offerings and opportunities to engage with multiple brands.
Founded in 2020 by Ahmed Khairy, Ahmed El Assy and Omar Alfar, Gameball is a customer intelligence and marketing CRM platform that helps consumer brands create personalised engagement with customers and monetise their customer base.
In 2022, Radisson Hotel Group continued to drive forward its ambitious expansion plan to be one of the top three hotel groups in the world with its strong portfolio of nine distinct brands and its growing resorts portfolio.
The partnership will see Moneygram offer transfer services via Astra’s United Arab Emirates-based communications company Botim.
The new card was announced will allow ZoodPay to scale its offerings and provide BNPL solutions to customers and merchants without being restricted to the ZoodPay network.
PowerSchool accelerates international expansion with plans to open first Middle East & Africa office
PowerSchool, the provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, announced its accelerated international expansion plans to open its first Middle East & Africa (MEA) Office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Sophos has announced that Gerard Allison has joined the firm as Senior Vice President of Sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
IBM has announced that Ana Paula Assis, General Manager IBM Europe, Middle East & Africa will take on the expanded role of Chairman Europe, Middle East & Africa, succeeding Martin Jetter, who is retiring from IBM at the end of 2022 after 36 years of service to the company.
Moove, the world’s first mobility fintech and Uber’s largest vehicle supply partner in EMEA, is announcing it has raised £15 million in debt financing from Emso Asset Management
Electric bus manufacturers are always trying to improve efficiency and increase the range of their vehicles.
Smartphone shipments in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region fell 7.8% YoY and 10% QoQ to 38 million units in Q2 2022, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’
KABi Technologies has announced that it has acquired BLOOVO, the leading AI-powered recruitment technology solutions provider, in the largest acquisition of its kind in the HR technology sector in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Migration Entrepreneurship Prize 2022 has announced the 20 startups from the Middle East and Africa selected for its second cohort.
Nokia has released research that forecasts 5G subscriptions are expected to reach 263 million in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region by 2026.
These solutions, available in hosted mode from Network International, will help financial services providers expand the digital economy across the region.
IT infrastructure services provider Kyndryl has announced the appointment of Andreas Beck as the company’s Managing Director in the Middle East and Africa.
The global technology research and consulting firm's latest Worldwide Quarterly PCD Tracker shows that an estimated 5.6 million units will be shipped across the region in Q2 2022.
Network International partners with FreedomPay to offer a fully integrated payments platform to its hospitality and retail merchants in UAE and MEA region to achieve seamless customer experience.
Dimension Data has announced the appointment of Alan Turnley-Jones as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dimension Data Middle East and Africa (MEA), effective from 1 June 2022.
MDP, the leading payments & card issuing platform signed a partnership with SimpliFi to accelerate expansion into the MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA region.
Bridgestone Middle East, India, and Africa (EMEIA) put green mobility in the spotlight anew during its participation at the premier Automechanika on Sustainability.
Benya Group announced a strategic partnership agreement to develop its business with R&M, a global leader in cables and integrated communications solutions, as part of its internal and external expansion plan.
Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) restated its commitment to MEA market expansion and consumer wellbeing that unveiled the brand’s new global motto - “Live Your Best”.
Premier multi-gaming organization and lifestyle brand Bravado Gaming has announced its entry into the MEA gaming industry as part of its global expansion strategy aimed at consolidating its regional fanbase and exposing local gamers to its revamped gaming experience.
Hemex Health announced a significant enhancement to their Gazelle™ Hb Variant test, which allows for more precise measurements of Hb F, also known as fetal hemoglobin.
This modern facility will utilise industry-leading equipment and focus specifically on recipe development and safety testing of seed applied solutions.
Nokia and stc have announced the successful completion of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region’s first trial of 1-Terabit high-capacity channel.
Mastercard expands its Business Intelligence Platform for Financial Institutions in the Middle East and Africa
Mastercard has announced the expansion of its new interactive business intelligence platform Mastercard Market Trends in the Middle East and Africa.
Mastercard expands its business intelligence platform for financial institutions in the Middle East and Africa
The new platform provides a comprehensive view of payments insights, competitive intelligence and industry trends for banks and financial institutions across the world and now within the Middle East and Africa.
Before joining Sodexo, O'Mahony held various roles in the catering and events industry in the UK and has been at the helm of managing numerous iconic events across the country’s sports and leisure industries.
Cisco led a MEA Cloud Summit showcasing new ways it is helping its customers and partners in the region accelerate digital transformations as they move more resources to the cloud.
Network International launches Tap on Phone in partnership with Mastercard to expand digital payment acceptance across MEA
An estimated 500,000 new merchants across the Middle East and Africa will soon be able to benefit from simple, seamless and convenient digital payment acceptance via Network International’s Tap on Phone technology.
The majority (93%) of managed service providers (MSPs) across the META region are currently planning to add new services to their cybersecurity portfolio, where threat intelligence is among their top choices.
Cyber perils outrank Covid-19 and broken supply chains as top Africa and Middle East business risk, Allianz Risk Barometer 2022
Cyber perils are the biggest concern for companies in Africa and Middle East, South Africa, Nigeria and around the world in 2022, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer.
Global Kaspersky research unveils that 37% of healthcare providers across the META region have experienced cases where their employees compromised customers’ personal information during remote consultations.
57% of businesses surveyed across META list lack of expertise as a top reason for outsourcing IT security
More than half (57%) of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprises across the META region listed the need for special expertise among their top reasons for engaging third-party security specialists in 2021.
The acquisition is a strategic move by the two companies and allows Foodics to consolidate itself in the market, as well as to assume market leadership in Egypt, Kuwait , Oman and Jordan, in addition to the dominant position it already held in the rest of the GCC.
TerraPay, a global payments infrastructure company, has partnered with Flocash, a provider of payment services powering ecommerce in Middle East & Africa, for large cross-border business payments.
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region are recognizing digitalization as essential to staying competitive in a transformed business and economic environment
Super-apps development in the Middle East and Africa is emerging fast as the region proves to be a potentially fertile ground for its growth according to a new study commissioned by Mastercard MEA and carried out by Economist Impact.
The two plan to organize a training webinar that will provide SMEs insights from industry experts, and a masterclass on how to manage uncertainty from renowned author and academic Nathan Furr, Associate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD.
Lenovo has announced the appointment of Alaa Bawab as the new General Manager for Middle East & Africa (MEA) within Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG).
Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, announced a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, the global technology and supply chain services leader, to cover the MENA distribution markets.
IFC provided record financing in fiscal year 2021 in the Middle East and Africa to help thousands of small businesses access finance, connect people and businesses to reliable digital infrastructure, trade and services, and help to meet critical health needs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saira will own the mandate for top line revenue growth, drive new business opportunities for Epsilon’s products and solutions and grow the company’s client base in the region.
During the first half of 2021, millions of DCB transactions have been processed across Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, and Tunisia.
Mr. Toma succeeds Takreem El-Tohamy, who has been appointed General Manager, Global Strategic Sales at IBM.
OutThink partners with Spire Solutions to manage cybersecurity human risks in Middle East and Africa
Governments and enterprises have started acknowledging that they need to quickly turn their weakest links in the cybersecurity chain, humans, into their strongest defence.
L'entreprise audacieuse Incentro reconnue pour la croissance de l'adoption de Google Cloud en Afrique
DigiCloud Afrique a crédité Incentro Africa pour son rôle dans l'expansion de Google Cloud en Afrique et par la suite être reconnu comme l'extension Google Cloud Partenaire de l'année - Europe, Moyen-Orient et en Afrique.
In agreement with its local partners and during the Board of directors meetings of its subsidiaries, Orange has appointed the following CEOs for three of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East:
He will be based out of Pune, India. Gaganjot Singh succeeds Marc Pasquet, who has been called to other functions in the Michelin Group.
Kaspersky has been tracking Milum — a malicious Trojan used by WildPressure, an advanced persistent threat (APT) actor active in the Middle East — since August 2019.
Standard Chartered appoints Lina Osman as Regional Head of Sustainable Finance for Africa and the Middle East
Standard Chartered has appointed Lina Osman as Regional Head of Sustainable Finance for Africa and the Middle East, as part of the Bank’s ongoing efforts to provide sustainable financing solutions across its regional footprint.
Neither renewed lockdowns in some countries nor an anticipated shortage of integrated circuits slowed the market down, said Simon Baker, program director at IDC EMEA.
HP Inc. launched its new, comprehensive, digital teaching and learning programme, HP Digitally Advanced Schools, in key markets in the Middle East and Africa.
Orange is accelerating its solar projects in Africa and the Middle East to reduce its carbon footprint to zero by 2040.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Africans are increasingly using eCommerce in response to COVID-19 restrictions
Ten countries are responsible for 94% of all online business in Africa. South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Algeria, and Kenya together account for 78% of total marketplace traffic.
Uber’s long-term partnership with Mastercard continues to grow with a new strategic initiative focusing on digital payments and advancing financial inclusions which will be facilitated by Mastercard across the Middle East and Africa.
Riverbed® has announced that Elaraby Group, an Egyptian manufacturer and retailer of home electronics, has maximized the value of its Microsoft Office 365 investment by deploying Riverbed® SaaS Accelerator.
Systems integrator Dimension Data Middle East and Africa (MEA) has appointed Nompumelelo Mokou as the Managing Director for its Southern Africa business, effective 1 April 2021.
Gulf Capital, a growth markets alternative investment firm, announced the successful and full exit of its investment in ECDC, an oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and Africa.
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, has announced the promotion of Adeola Tejumola to lead the Insights Division of Kantar in the Middle East and Africa region.
Dimension Data has partnered with Mimecast to provide a Managed Secure Email service to help organisations address the growing number of advanced threats targeting users.
ENGIE has merged its Africa portfolio with the MESCAT Business Unit under the leadership of Sébastien Arbola, Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE MESCATA, Middle East, South and Central Asia, Turkey and Africa.
Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, has announced a strategic acquisition of the Middle East & African operations of Quattro Business Solutions (QBS), a player in the fast-growing ecosystem of Microsoft Dynamics partners.
Bango, the data-driven commerce company, and Tpay Mobile, the full-service digital payments platform for the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, have formed a strategic partnership to increase access to digital commerce.
Boutique PR agency, African Elite Group Ltd, headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded an international award, at the 4th annual MEA (Middle East & Africa Markets) Business Awards 2020.
In 2020, the future of digital transformation arrived faster than anyone could have predicted. Cisco expects this will continue into 2021, with trends initially projected for 2024 becoming a reality much sooner.
Global pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer has appointed Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East (AfME) region.
The gas turbine market in Middle East and Africa (MEA) is expected to grow from $ 3383.00 million in 2018 to $ 5006.04 million by 2027at a compounded annual growth rate of 4.5% from 2019 to 2027 according to a new survey by ReportLinker.