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Dimension Data earns top cloud accreditation as an Azure Expert Managed Services Provider
10-06-2021 | 21:32:50
Branded Dimension Data in the Middle East and Africa region, has been recognized by Microsoft with the highest accolade for Azure Cloud experience, being named an Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP).
IFC launches DigiLab Program in the Middle East and Africa for financial institutions to improve digital services
08-06-2021 | 09:25:00
To increase financial inclusion and support the digital transformation of financial institutions across Africa and the Middle East, IFC launched its DigiLab Finance training and support program with the aim of improving services for consumers.
IFC, IDH partner to boost access to quality health diagnostic services in Egypt and other emerging markets
28-05-2021 | 08:45:00
An IFC loan to Integrated Diagnostics Holding (IDH), a diagnostic service provider in the Middle East and Africa, will help expand access to high-quality health diagnostic services in Egypt.
CMC Networks partners with NetMotion as sole distributors Secure Access Service Edge solution for Africa
26-05-2021 | 09:07:57
CMC Networks together with NetMotion are the confirmed sole distributors of the cutting-edge Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solution in Africa as well as a key Value-Added Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East.
Blockchain Research Institute announces new wave of global expansion into Africa, Middle East, and Korea
19-05-2021 | 12:55:00
The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), the world's independent blockchain think-tank, is launching a new wave of global expansion into Africa, the Middle East, and Korea.
GSMA calls on governments to license 6 GHZ to power 5G
18-05-2021 | 23:55:35
The full speed and capabilities of 5G depend on the 6 GHz mid-band spectrum, therefore the global future of 5G is at risk if governments fail to align on licensing 6 GHz spectrum.
Vertiv introduces new Plug-and-Play micro data center system for edge computing in EMEA
18-05-2021 | 22:28:34
Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, introduced the Vertiv™ VRC-S, a fully factory-assembled micro data center designed for fast, easy installation at the edge of the network and other small IT sites.
African Union set to boost intra-African agricultural trade
23-04-2021 | 10:33:08
The African Union (AU) has set out plans to construct industrial parks that will improve the manufacturing of agricultural products as well as the supply chain.
PayTabs partners with Visa to launch Tap to Phone payment solution in MENA
22-04-2021 | 11:00:52
Tap to Phone aims to make traditional expensive location centric devices like physical POS devices and terminals, obsolete.
CEPI and the African Union join forces to boost African vaccine R&D and manufacturing
14-04-2021 | 08:49:26
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the African Union Commission announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding responsible for the prevention and control of diseases in Africa.
Evelo Biosciences, Abdul Latif Jameel Health partner to develop and commercialize EDP1815 in Middle East, Turkey, and Africa
26-03-2021 | 09:13:00
Evelo Biosciences and Abdul Latif Jameel Health announced that the companies have entered into a strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize Evelo’s lead inflammation product candidate EDP1815 in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa.
IFC extends financing package to Metito to enhance access to water services in the Middle East and Africa
11-03-2021 | 12:17:58
IFC announced a financing package to Metito, a global provider of water and alternative energy management solutions, to support improved access to clean water and wastewater services in several countries across 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.
BPC extends APAC, EMEA partnership with Visa Fintech Fast-Track Program
08-02-2021 | 16:11:00
BPC Banking Technologies announced it has extended its membership with Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program to Asia - Pacific (APAC), and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions.
DHL Global Forwarding recognized as Top Employer 2021 in Middle East and Africa
26-01-2021 | 12:46:00
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, was recognized as Top Employer for 2021 in Middle East and Africa.
Siemens Mobility signs MoU to install high-speed rail system in Egypt
18-01-2021 | 10:16:19
The National Authority for Tunnels, a governmental authority under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transport of Egypt, and Siemens Mobility signed an MoU to design, install and commission Egypt’s first ever high-speed rail transportation system.
[Malawi] NBS Bank launches e-commerce platform and online payment gateway with Network International
18-01-2021 | 09:30:00
NBS Bank, a commercial bank in Malawi, launched its state of the art e-commerce platform, powered by Network International, an enabler of digital commerce across Africa and the Middle East.
FAO reports major progress towards eradicating sheep and goat plague
15-01-2021 | 07:41:26
Globally, the number of outbreaks of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), also known as sheep and goat plague, fell by two-thirds in recent years.
Egypt’s life science startup Nawah Scientific raises $1m round for market expansion
13-01-2021 | 07:59:00
Egyptian life science startup Nawah Scientific announced the the closing a second pre-series A round of $1 million in mixed equity and debt capital, raising its total funding to $2 million.
Egyptian telemedicine startup Docspert Health secures funding round for geographical expansion
13-01-2021 | 07:38:00
Docspert Health, a telemedicine startup with operations in the UK and Egypt, announced it has successfully closed Six-Figure USD investment in seed funding from Flat6Labs and a group of angel investors in the UK and USA.
Arab Investment Bank selects Temenos to drive digital growth, financial inclusion in Egypt
08-01-2021 | 15:09:00
Temenos, the banking software company announced that Arab Investment Bank has selected Temenos to power its digital customer experience.
IATA appoints Al-Awadhi as new Regional Vice President for Africa and Middle East
05-01-2021 | 14:03:00
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) appointed Kamil H. Al-Awadhi as its Regional Vice President for Africa and Middle East, effective 1 March 2021.
DFC approves over $2.1b in new investments for global development
16-12-2020 | 14:15:00
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has approved investments this quarter totaling more than $2.1 billion to advance development in emerging markets in Africa, Eastern Europe, Indo-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East.
LaLiga signs Mondia as strategic technology, commercial partner for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific
02-12-2020 | 13:11:00
LaLiga has signed mobile technology company Mondia group as its technology and commercial partner for the creation of LaLiga Xtra, its first ever subscription-based mobile platform, to offer exclusive content and experiences to sports fans.
Grifols, Egyptian government partner to boost plasma-derived medicines self-sufficiency in the Middle East and Africa
25-11-2020 | 09:02:00
Grifols, one of the world’s leading producers of plasma-derived medicines and the Government of Egypt signed a strategic agreement to further develop the Egyptian plasma-derivatives market and promote its self-sufficiency.
Accor Middle East & Africa expands with addition of India and Turkey
23-11-2020 | 14:31:46
Accor, world-leading augmented hospitality group, has added India and Turkey to its Middle East & Africa region.
Ericsson sees strong momentum in Sub-Saharan Africa
23-11-2020 | 08:50:18
A series of contracts in Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar and Benin, among others, highlight Ericsson’s growing footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa as communications service providers move to strengthen their networks.
Huawei, Sunline jointly launch contactless Digital Loan One Box Solution
09-10-2020 | 08:15:00
Sunline and Huawei have jointly released the Digital Loan One Box Solution, a global contactless solution for financial services.
LG commits to expansion strategy in Middle East and Africa as most trusted HVAC partner
06-10-2020 | 09:36:00
A senior executive at LG Electronics communicated the company’s intention to expand the company’s presence in the Middle East and Africa HVAC industry.
Middle East’s STCPay selects Temenos to expand its digital payments portfolio
06-10-2020 | 09:18:00
Temenos, the banking software company, announced Saudi Arabian digital wallet, STCPay, has selected cloud-native, cloud-agnostic Temenos Payments and Temenos Transact running on a private cloud to achieve exponential growth.
CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services acquires MENA-based Clinart
23-09-2020 | 09:21:00
CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services (CTI) has announced the acquisition of Clinart, a full-service CRO with nearly 20 years of experience and strong local expertise in the (MENA) region.
[Column] Reem Asaad: The changing face of technology in Africa and the Middle East, how efforts at improving gender equality are making a difference
21-09-2020 | 08:57:00
Among the world’s top 10 global tech giants, women hold just 19% of tech-related jobs. In South Africa this figure amounts to 23%, according to Women in Tech ZA.
Eutelsat 8 West B selected by Strong Roots for new DTH platform in Ethiopia and the Middle East
06-08-2020 | 10:08:00
Eutelsat Communications and Strong Roots Ethiopia Broadcasting Service PLC have concluded a Master Service Agreement for a Ku capacity on a 36 MHz transponder on Eutelsat’s EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite.
IFC invests $5.6 billion for private sector development in Africa and the Middle East
22-07-2020 | 09:27:00
IFC committed $5.6 billion to private sector development in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa in fiscal year 2020, supporting businesses across the two regions.
World Bank extends support to MENA region amid dual economic shocks
21-07-2020 | 11:31:00
The World Bank responded to dual economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent collapse in oil prices with strong lending, technical assistance and global expertise throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
Vodacom Business Africa connects 12 new Middle East markets
20-07-2020 | 13:33:15
Vodacom Business Africa has extended its footprint by providing connectivity to partners and clients in 12 new countries in the Middle East region.
Uber commits 120,000 free trips to frontline workers in MEA amid Covid-19
25-06-2020 | 09:24:06
Mastercard has committed 120,000 free trips and meals to those supporting communities across the Middle East and Africa amid coronavirus crisis, which will be facilitated through Uber.
MTN connects 100 million users across Africa and Middle East to internet
25-06-2020 | 09:19:00
MTN Group has reached a significant milestone by recording 100 million active data users on its networks across Africa and the Middle East.
EAIF adopts IFC Master Cooperation Agreement to boost growth, jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa and MENA
27-03-2020 | 08:42:00
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) became the 34th development finance institution to join IFC’s Master Cooperation Agreement to collaborate on expanding private sector investments in African and Middle East infrastructure.
Dimension Data to implement SAP Solutions on Microsoft Azure in MEA
11-03-2020 | 13:00:15
NTT Ltd. has announced it has earned the SAP on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization, a validation of a solution partner’s capability to deliver high-quality services in a specific solution area.
Japan provides $100 million to support vulnerable countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia
06-03-2020 | 07:39:00
The United Nations World Food Programme has welcomed a total of US$100 million in funding from the Government of Japan to provide vital food, nutrition and livelihoods support in 27 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Middle East and Africa personal computing devices market suffers slight decline, IDC
04-03-2020 | 12:42:00
The Middle East and Africa personal computing devices market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, suffered a slight year-on-year decline in shipments during the final quarter of 2019, according to IDC.