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MUNICH —Applications open today for exceptional non-profit organisations working in the fields of climate change mitigation and education to join Personio Foundation’s Impact Portfolio. Successful organisations will receive unrestricted multi-year grants, strategic support and access to Personio HR management software for free. Additionally, grantees have the opportunity to help...
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Gulftainer’s UAE terminals have achieved a significant milestone in their ZERO Harm health and safety program by reaching more than one-million-man hours with no Lost Time Injury (LTI) incidents. This is a major accomplishment for the workforce, management and QHSE teams who have worked tirelessly to...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Iraq's struggle to form a government four months after the parliamentary elections has challenged Iraq's stock market, where volumes decreased by 67% in July. According Tugba Tan Karakaya, analyst at research department of Rabee Securities: " Eid Al Adha holidays with the current political deadlock,...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority PJSC (ISIN: AED001801011) (Symbol: DEWA), the Emirate of Dubai’s exclusive electricity and water services provider, which is listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), today reported its second quarter 2022 financial results, recording quarterly revenue of AED 7.01 bn...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates —Poly (NYSE: POLY) published a new discussion paper titled A Reset for Return to the Office?, in partnership with workplace research platform WORKTECH Academy, focused on companies’ race against time to ensure their onsite and offsite teams have the ultimate equal work experience albeit glaring...
Pretoria, South Africa — NAMA Women Advancement (NAMA), a leading international women’s empowerment establishment headquartered in Sharjah, UAE, has crossed a new milestone by successfully enabling 16,000 women-owned enterprises to be absorbed into the value chains of South Africa. The landmark achievement follows four years of strategic efforts under the...
SINGAPORE — upGrad, Asia’s largest higher EdTech Company, announces the appointment of Myleeta AgaWilliams as CEO - International to spearhead growth across the APAC, EMEA and US regions. With over two decades of experience in global and digital businesses, Myleeta will be responsible for managing end-to-end international operations and creating...
DUBAI, United Arab of Emirates — Everdome, the most hyper-realistic metaverse, has announced that GEM Digital Limited (GEM), a Bahamian-based, digital asset investment firm, that sources, structures and invests in utility tokens listed on over 30 CEXs and DEXs globally, has agreed to an investment commitment of US$10 million...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, partnered with Lebanese coffee giant, CAFÉ NAJJAR to introduce NAJJAR GOURMET COFFEE’s wide variety of freshly ground, high-quality coffee beans and...
Prof. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Senior Special Adviser on Industrialisation to the President of the African Development Bank, has blamed high level corruption and insecurity for Nigeria’s current stunted economic growth . Oyelaran-Oyeyinka said this in his lecture at the 8th edition of the Nigerian Society of Engineers Annual Distinguished Lecture series...
London, United Kingdom — Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (‘Hikma’ or ‘Group’), the multinational pharmaceutical company, today reports its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2022. During the first half of 2022, core group revenue was flat at $1.213 billion (compared to H1 2021: $1.216 billion) as the strong...
LAGOS, Nigeria — In a significant milestone for African pension capital being deployed for domestic infrastructure and industrial development, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Africa’s largest asset manager, with over US$150 billion in assets under management, plans an inaugural investment in the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading...
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), Kenya’s apex bank, has instructed commercial banks in the country to stop dealing with Nigerian fintechs, Flutterwave Payment Technology and Chipper The CBK gave the instruction in a circular signed by Matu Mugo, deputy director, bank supervision. The bank accused the fintechs of operating in the...
MOMBASA, Kenya — Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone announced today that it has deployed a new Point of Presence (PoP) at iColo, MBA One data center. The facility is located at Mombasa Road, Mombasa 30708, in Kenya. This is Hurricane Electric’s first Point of Presence in...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Asia Innovations Group’s (AIG) Uplive, the world’s leading independent live video entertainment platform, celebrates its sixth anniversary this month by announcing its significant recent growth. Since its inception in 2016, Uplive has amassed a user base of over 300 million across 150 regions, becoming one...
LUANDA, Angola —Angola, which recently became Africa’s largest oil producer, is seeking to add more value across the commodity exports spectrum by partnering with the Africa Finance Corporation as a shareholder and its 35th member state. With Angola’s natural resources in high demand as Europe seeks alternative sources of fuel...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Dulsco Group, the leading integrated solutions provider across the UAE, has announced the appointment of Tiago Costa as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Parisima Talent, the newly acquired talent solutions company. Formerly, Dulsco’s Chief Operating Officer for Outsourcing & Permanent Placement, Tiago Costa, will now...