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Kaspersky Lab shares Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) 2018 Financial Insights and Predictions for 2019

Kaspersky Lab recorded a 4-fold increase in cryptomining attacks in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region from 3.5 million in 2017 to 13 million in 2018

The past year has been extremely eventful in terms of the digital threats faced by financial institutions: cybercrime groups have used new infiltration techniques, and the geography of attacks has become more extensive. According to the KSN statistics by Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.com), the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region…

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UN Women in Egypt Encourages Inclusiveness and Diversity to Empower Women in All Fields

UN Women in Egypt praises the achievements of Rahma Khaled; the first Egyptian television host with Down Syndrome

In line with UN Women’s recent global strategy entitled “The Empowerment of Women and Girls with Disabilities: Towards Full and Effective Participation and Gender Equality”, UN Women in Egypt encourages inclusiveness and diversity of women in all fields.  This strategy aims at ensuring a more systematic approach to strengthen the inclusion of…

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South Africa deposits the Instrument of Ratification of the agreement establishing the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA)

The deposit of the instrument means that South Africa has formally and legally committed to theTripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA)

South Africa has deposited the instrument of ratification of the Agreement establishing the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) on the margins of the African Union Ministers of Trade meeting taking place in Cairo, Egypt from 12-13 December 2018. The TFTA comprises three regional economic blocks – the Common Market for…

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National Energy Services Reunited Corp. Signs an Agreement with Saudi Aramco to Open a Facility in King Salman Energy Park ('SPARK')

When operational, King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) is estimated to contribute more than $6 billion to the Kingdom's GDP annually and create up to 100,000 direct and indirect jobs

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (''NESR'') (NASDAQ: NESR) (NASDAQ: NESRW) (www.NESR.com), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (''MENA'') region, today signed a land lease agreement with Saudi Aramco to build a state of the art operating facility in the newly launched…

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Head of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism participates in the Aqaba Process meeting on East Africa

The Aqaba Process was launched by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in 2015

The Head of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), the Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov has concluded a visit to Jordan to participate in the Aqaba Process meeting on East Africa. The Aqaba Process was launched by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in 2015 to comprehensively address interconnected counter-terrorism…

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SGI Dubai 2019 could further propel the African digital signage industry

SGI Dubai to be held at iconic Dubai World Trade Centre from January 13th to 15th 2019 at the halls 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

With the advancement in display technologies, the evolution of LCD, LED, OLED, and super AMOLED, Africa’s digital signage industry is set to grow leaps and bounds.  Several countries in Africa are looking at expanding their retail infrastructure, the healthcare and also the hospitality industries, which in turn will require the…

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Forbes: The Gabonese Journalist Who Built A Multi-Million Dollar Media Relations Company

Forbes interviews the founder of APO Group, a leading media relations consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East

Franco-Gabonese entrepreneur Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the founder of the APO Group (www.apo-opa.com), a leading media relations consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East. The company, which Pompigne-Mognard founded in 2007, employs close to 80 employees across its offices in Switzerland, Dubai, Senegal and Hong…

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Europe’s Future Lies in the South and not the North, says Italian Finance Minister at Africa Conference

Africa is currently home to five of the world’s fastest growing economies, and only 4 African countries out of 54 will record negative growth in 2018, compared to 8 in previous years

“Africa is a continent of great change and opportunities. However, Europe finds it difficult to understand that its future lies in the South and not in the North,” said Giovanni Tria, Italian Minister of Finance and Economy. He was a speaking in Rome at a conference on Africa, challenges and…

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Egyptian ministers and UK companies launch Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Leaders Forum

Leading international infrastructure finance experts at the Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Leaders Forum

4 December – Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait and Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat joined the British Ambassador in Egypt Sir Geoffrey Adams and UK Trade Envoy Sir Jeffrey Donaldson in welcoming leading international infrastructure finance experts at the Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Leaders Forum. Industry experts of British companies Mott…

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AC Hotels by Marriott opens first hotel in Middle East and Africa in South Africa’s Mother City

188 room AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront celebrates the brand’s European soul and Spanish roots with classic modern design

AC Hotels by Marriott (ACHotels.Marriott.com), Marriott International’s (www.Marriott.com) European-inspired lifestyle brand, today announced the opening of AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront marking the debut of the brand in Middle East and Africa. Owned and developed by the Amdec Group, the hotel demonstrates the sophisticated and timeless European design that is…