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
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
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
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
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.
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, 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.
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.
Tap to Phone aims to make traditional expensive location centric devices like physical POS devices and terminals, obsolete.
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
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
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, 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 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, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, was recognized as Top Employer for 2021 in Middle East and Africa.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Temenos, the banking software company announced that Arab Investment Bank has selected Temenos to power its digital customer experience.
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.
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
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
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, world-leading augmented hospitality group, has added India and Turkey to its Middle East & Africa region.
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.
Sunline and Huawei have jointly released the Digital Loan One Box Solution, a global contactless solution for financial services.
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.
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 (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
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 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 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.
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 has extended its footprint by providing connectivity to partners and clients in 12 new countries in the Middle East region.
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 Group has reached a significant milestone by recording 100 million active data users on its networks across Africa and the Middle East.
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.
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
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.
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.