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MEA Smartphone Shipments Decline 7.8% YoY in Q2 2022 on Macro Headwinds
08-08-2022 | 15:36:22
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 acquires BLOOVO
08-08-2022 | 12:13:14
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 announces twenty startup winners from Africa and MENA
04-08-2022 | 13:04:00
The Migration Entrepreneurship Prize 2022 has announced the 20 startups from the Middle East and Africa selected for its second cohort.
5G subscriptions in MEA to exceed 250 million by 2026, Nokia research
28-07-2022 | 10:40:00
Nokia has released research that forecasts 5G subscriptions are expected to reach 263 million in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region by 2026.
FICO, Network International bolster partnership to help MEA lenders expand digital economy
20-07-2022 | 14:23:20
These solutions, available in hosted mode from Network International, will help financial services providers expand the digital economy across the region.
Kyndryl names Andreas Beck as Managing Director for Middle East and Africa
20-06-2022 | 15:26:20
IT infrastructure services provider Kyndryl has announced the appointment of Andreas Beck as the company’s Managing Director in the Middle East and Africa.
PC shipments into MEA grow as tablet demand decline, IDC analysis
13-06-2022 | 11:30:09
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
06-06-2022 | 12:29:27
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 appoints Alan Turnley-Jones CEO for its Middle East and Africa Business
06-06-2022 | 07:19:00
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 and Simplifi collaborate to accelerate the expansion of payment solutions into MEA
29-05-2022 | 21:57:18
MDP, the leading payments & card issuing platform signed a partnership with SimpliFi to accelerate expansion into the MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA region.
Bridgestone MEA sheds light on sustainable future of mobility
27-05-2022 | 11:14:00
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 signs a partnership agreement with R&M to expand its infrastructure operations
20-05-2022 | 12:52:58
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 announces FY22 business strategy for Middle East and Africa
20-05-2022 | 11:16:12
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”.
Bravado Gaming announces its debut in Middle East, Africa gaming scene
18-05-2022 | 09:27:00
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 announces breakthrough measurement capability for Gazelle Diagnostic Device
09-05-2022 | 11:44:00
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.
Corteva Agriscience unveils seed lab in South Africa to serve Africa and Middle East
06-05-2022 | 15:59:18
This modern facility will utilise industry-leading equipment and focus specifically on recipe development and safety testing of seed applied solutions.
Nokia and stc achieve first 1-Terabit field trial in MEA
02-03-2022 | 14:17:47
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
10-02-2022 | 13:11:00
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
09-02-2022 | 11:39:22
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.
Sodexo appoints Colm O'Mahony CEO of Africa & Middle East
26-01-2022 | 15:13:00
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 Middle East & Africa hosts 'Future Cloud' Summit to showcase new hybrid cloud innovations
26-01-2022 | 02:41:00
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
20-01-2022 | 12:35:00
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.
Threat intelligence is among the most sought-after security service for MSPs in META, report
20-01-2022 | 09:22:00
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
18-01-2022 | 15:13:27
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.
More than a third of clinicians across META have had their patients’ data compromised, Kaspersky
13-01-2022 | 14:16:00
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
13-01-2022 | 07:06:00
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.
Foodics grows MENA footprint with acquisition of provider of restaurant cloud technology POSRocket
12-01-2022 | 12:35:56
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 partners with FloCash to enable cross border business payments in Middle East and Africa
23-12-2021 | 09:45:16
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.
Digitalization readiness key to unlocking SME growth potential in MEA, Mastercard white paper
20-12-2021 | 09:56:00
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
Middle East and Africa is a fertile ground for the growth of super-apps, report
09-12-2021 | 07:26:00
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.
Mastercard and Meta join forces to support digitization of SMEs in MEA
02-12-2021 | 05:45:00
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.
Alaa Bawab appointed Lenovo General Manager for Middle East and Africa
13-10-2021 | 12:19:26
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 signs distribution agreement with Ingram Micro to cover the MENA distribution markets
31-08-2021 | 09:40:00
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 invests $10.4 billion for private sector development in Africa and the Middle East in 2021
25-08-2021 | 07:59:19
​​​​​​​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.
Epilson appoints Saira Mehdi as Sales Director for Middle East and Africa 
20-08-2021 | 15:00:42
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.
Tpay Mobile and Huawei to unlock In-App purchases for over 60 million subscribers across MEA region
18-08-2021 | 11:29:00
During the first half of 2021, millions of DCB transactions have been processed across Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, and Tunisia.
Saad Toma appointed IBM General Manager for Middle East and Africa
29-07-2021 | 09:22:18
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
29-07-2021 | 09:19:00
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
28-07-2021 | 12:21:00
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.
Orange announces new CEOs for subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East
28-07-2021 | 05:05:00
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:
Michelin appoints Gaganjot Singh as President of Africa, India and Middle East
23-07-2021 | 09:01:16
He will be based out of Pune, India. Gaganjot Singh succeeds Marc Pasquet, who has been called to other functions in the Michelin Group.
WildPressure’s multi-platform malware hits macOS in the Middle East, Kaspersky
12-07-2021 | 08:55:00
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
09-07-2021 | 09:41:59
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.
EMEA smartphone market defy COVID 19 to record rise, IDC report
31-05-2021 | 09:49:06
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 launches ‘Digitally Advanced Schools’ programme in Africa
25-05-2021 | 09:12:00
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 leads solar panel deployment across Africa and the Middle East
11-05-2021 | 08:45:00
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
08-04-2021 | 14:20:30
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 partners with Mastercard on digital payments across Middle East and Africa
07-04-2021 | 07:43:40
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.
Elaraby leverages cloud to deliver efficiency across businesses in Egypt, Africa and Middle East
01-04-2021 | 10:01:05
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.
Dimension Data appoints Nompumelelo Mokou as new MD for Southern Africa
29-03-2021 | 12:52:38
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 exits investment in ECDC, Middle East and Africa oil & gas company
05-03-2021 | 14:13:00
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 names Adeola Tejumola to lead Middle East and Africa business
02-03-2021 | 16:22:35
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 announces first Managed Secure Email service for MEA to tackle growing attacks
11-02-2021 | 07:29:25
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 streamlines its activities and incorporates Africa in its MESCAT Business Unit
03-02-2021 | 09:09:00
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.
Liquid Telecom acquires QBS Group’s Middle East and African operations
28-01-2021 | 12:26:00
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 partners with Tpay Mobile to accelerate mobile commerce
20-01-2021 | 15:48:36
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.
[Kenya] African Elite Group awarded best boutique PR Agency award at global event
18-01-2021 | 12:15:00
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.
[Column] Reem Asaad: The 6 trends that will shape the tech space in 2021and beyond
14-01-2021 | 14:35:00
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.
Pfizer appoints Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East
12-01-2021 | 06:50:39
Global pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer has appointed Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East (AfME) region.
Middle East and Africa gas turbine market to reach $ 5006.04 million by 2027, report
01-12-2020 | 15:07:00
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.