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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector and the Arab Tourism Organization sign a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation

Memorandum fulfils the objectives of the ICD, aiming at enhancing and improving the structures and mechanisms of cooperation among the member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Bandar bin Fahd Al Fahid, President of the Arab Tourism Organization (ATO) - Mr. Ayman Amin Sejiny, CEO of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (https://ICD-ps.org), member of the Islamic development Bank Group (IDBG), and His Excellency Mr.…

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The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) Launches Inaugural Awards for Disease Elimination

New Abu Dhabi-based global health Institute launches its first disease elimination awards; 5 awards of up to USD200,000 each

The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) (www.GLIDEae.org), a new Abu Dhabi-based global health Institute focused on eliminating infectious diseases of poverty, has launched The Falcon Awards for Disease Elimination, in a drive to discover and implement innovative approaches to disease elimination. Founded in 2019 by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed…

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Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and the Government of Burkina Faso Join Hands to Support the BRAVE Women Project in Burkina Faso

This new project is expected to not only enhance the resilience of SMEs owned/managed by women but to also support the National Economic and Social Development Plan (PNDES) of Burkina Faso

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group and its private sector development arm, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-idb.org), have joined hands with the government of Burkina Faso through “Maison de l’Entreprise du Burkina Faso (MEBF)”, to implement the “Business Resilience Assistance for Value-adding Enterprises”…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 11 April 2021, 6 pm EAT

African recoveries Union (3,901,061) Member by States region:(55) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,343,062), deaths (115,464 and recoveries (3,901,061) by region: Central (143,782 cases; 2,317 deaths; 129,033 recoveries): Burundi (3,119; 6; 1,155), Cameroon (61,731; 919; 56,926), CAR (5,569; 75; 5,112), Chad (4,619; 167; 4,279), congo (10,084; 137; 9,286), DRC (28,542; 745; 25,841), Equatorial…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 10 April 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,330,666), deaths (115,191) and recoveries (3,888,495) by region: Central (143,411 cases; 2,315 deaths; 128,830 recoveries): Burundi (3,027; 6; 1,155), Cameroon (61,731; 919; 56,926), CAR (5,491; 75; 5,056), Chad (4,616; 167; 4,254), Congo (10,084; 137; 9,286), DRC (28,511; 745; 25,841), Equatorial Guinea (7,059;…

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    • Merck Foundation together with African First Ladies mark ‘World Health Day’ 2021 by calling for applications for Scholarships for new important Specialities for local doctors across Africa
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Merck Foundation together with African First Ladies mark ‘World Health Day’ 2021 by calling for applications for Scholarships for new important Specialities for local doctors across Africa

Merck Foundation mark ‘World Health Day’ 2021 together with 19 African First Ladies and the Minister of Health by announcing scholarships in various new specialties for young African Doctors

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministers of Health, have already provided for more than 1100 doctors from 42 Countries with 1 & 2-year specialty scholarship to improve access to quality and equitable healthcare in Africa, Asia, and Latin America in specialties of  Oncology, Diabetes, Preventative…

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From decades of unrest to renewed hope for peace: Sudan’s path to recovery

Civil wars, deadly floods, and the Covid-19 pandemic may have helped crash and stall Sudan’s economy, but a new era of change is helping the country move forward

While the world grappled with the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, war-torn Sudan had yet another catastrophe to contend with: a devastating flood that swept across the country in July 2020. One of the worst in over three decades, the torrential downpours triggered landslides that claimed more than 100…

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Egypt: The African Development Bank extends €145 million loan to bolster railway safety and reliability

The funding will be used to enhance operational safety and to increase network capacity on national rail lines

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved a loan of €145 million to finance reliability and performance upgrades to the country’s rail system under the Egypt National Railways Modernization Project (ENRMP). The funding will be used to enhance operational safety and to increase network capacity…

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ICAEW: technology transforming traditional audit and enhancing quality of risk assessment in Africa

The automation of audit processes, such as data analysis, will lead to greater consistency and give more opportunities to identify business risks

Technological advances are progressing at an exponential pace in Africa and transforming traditional audit practices. However, while digital transformation heralds a new era of innovation, especially in improving the quality of risk assessment, a critical element of all financial statement audits, significant challenges remain. This was the consensus of business…

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Canon commits to the Next Generation of Creative Storytellers with its Student Development Programme

Unrivalled access to inspirational lectures, talks and speakers, all taking place digitally for the second year in a row

World-class advice, portfolio reviews and one-on-one mentorship from esteemed industry professionals; unrivalled access to inspirational lectures, talks and speakers, all taking place digitally for the second year in a row. Canon Europe (www.Canon-Europe.com) is excited to announce the 2021 Canon Student Development Programme, now in its fifth consecutive year. Running from 1st – 4th September 2021, Canon…