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Court orders Kano Govt to pay emir Bayero N10m over rights violation

Court orders Kano Govt to pay emir Bayero N10m over rights violation

A Federal High Court on Friday, ordered the Kano State government to pay N10 million in damages to the 15th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, for breaching his fundamental human rights. Ado-Bayero, through his counsel M L Yusufari SAN, filed a motion exparte dated May 27, seeking the court to restrain the state government  from arresting, intimidating or infringing…
Dubai International Chamber leads delegation to Senegal and Morocco to support expansion of Dubai-based companies into Africa

Dubai International Chamber leads delegation to Senegal and Morocco to support expansion of Dubai-based companies into Africa

Dubai International Chamber, one of the three chambers operating under the umbrella of Dubai Chambers, has successfully concluded its trade mission to Senegal and Morocco as part of the ‘New Horizons’ initiative to support the expansion of Dubai-based companies into Africa. The chamber signed four MoUs in Morocco and arranged more than 300 bilateral business meetings in Casablanca. A total…
EdVentures and Mastercard Foundation Partner to Boost Egypt’s EdTech Startup Scene

EdVentures and Mastercard Foundation Partner to Boost Egypt’s EdTech Startup Scene

EdVentures, the investment arm of Nahdet Misr Group and a leading EdTech venture capital firm in the MENA region, has announced a five-year partnership with the Mastercard Foundation to launch the Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship in Egypt. This initiative aims to transform the African EdTech sector through digital innovation, inclusivity and youth empowerment, promising significant impact on Egypt’s educational, IT,…
Dubai Ranks First Globally in FDI for Cultural and Creative Industries 2023

Dubai Ranks First Globally in FDI for Cultural and Creative Industries 2023

Dubai has topped the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Index for cultural and creative industries in 2023, according to the ‘fDi Markets’ report by the Financial Times. This ranking reaffirms Dubai’s leadership and enhances its competitiveness as a global capital of the creative economy. The emirate ranked first globally as the top destination for job creation and capital inflows in the cultural and creative industries (CCI) sector,…
Saudi Arabia Showcases Transformative Investment Opportunities at the 46th Annual NYU International Hospitality Investment Conference

Saudi Arabia Showcases Transformative Investment Opportunities at the 46th Annual NYU International Hospitality Investment Conference

The Saudi Ministry of Tourism is participating in the 46th Annual NYU International Hospitality Investment Conference, highlighting the Kingdom’s exceptional progress and vast investment opportunities within its booming tourism sector. This conference presents a unique platform for Saudi Arabia to share its transformative journey towards becoming a premier global tourism destination while diversifying its economy. At the forefront of the…
DEWA leads in the UAE in sustainability perceptions and brand value growth

DEWA leads in the UAE in sustainability perceptions and brand value growth

Brand Finance, the leading international brand valuation consultancy, has revealed that Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is recognised to have the strongest commitment to environmental sustainability of any UAE brand. Brand Finance’s report also indicates that in the utility sector, DEWA is the most valuable utility brand in the UAE, and second in the region, with a 3% increase in brand value…
OneClickDrive: The Largest Car Rental Marketplace in Dubai, Expands to Morocco

OneClickDrive: The Largest Car Rental Marketplace in Dubai, Expands to Morocco

OneClickDrive, the leading car rental marketplace in Dubai, has some exciting news! They are expanding operations in Morocco, marking their first venture into the African continent. This strategic move not only broadens their market reach but also sets a significant milestone in their growth journey. Since its inception, OneClickDrive has been setting new standards in the car rental industry. Their…
Heart attack, stroke and cancer account for 60% of life insurance claims in the region – Zurich consumer report reveals

Heart attack, stroke and cancer account for 60% of life insurance claims in the region – Zurich consumer report reveals

Key highlights: Claims for living benefits surpassed life insurance claims for the first time, amounting to 56% of the total claims, a 6% increase compared to last year, suggesting a growing trend and increased emphasis on supporting customers during their lifetimes. Heart attacks and strokes remain the primary cause of death, accounting for 36% of claims, followed by cancer at…
Cadmus Announces Katja Silva-Leander as United Kingdom Managing Director

Cadmus Announces Katja Silva-Leander as United Kingdom Managing Director

Cadmus, a leading provider of technical and strategic expertise to governments, energy utilities, and private sector companies worldwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of Katja Silva-Leander as Managing Director of its United Kingdom operations. With more than two decades of experience in international development, including in economic growth and development and climate finance, Silva-Leander brings a wealth of expertise…
UAE commits additional $6.26b in industrial offtakes

UAE commits additional $6.26b in industrial offtakes

Government enterprises and private companies in the UAE committed an additional $6.26 billion to local manufacturing during the Make it in the Emirates (MIITE) Forum, which concluded on Tuesday. Organized by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), the forum witnessed a series of announcements, including a $820 million commitment to buy locally produced medical equipment. The local procurement…
Truecaller Surpasses 400 Million Active Users

Truecaller Surpasses 400 Million Active Users

Truecaller, the leading global platform for verifying contacts and blocking unwanted communication, is proud to announce the very significant milestone of 400 million users monthly. Truecaller continues to grow rapidly in many different geographic markets and has since 31 March this year grown with 10.1 million users. “Reaching 400 million active users each month is something we are, of course,…
Introducing The World’s First AI Call Scanner by Truecaller: The Fastest & Most Accurate AI Voice Scam Detection System

Introducing The World’s First AI Call Scanner by Truecaller: The Fastest & Most Accurate AI Voice Scam Detection System

Three seconds! That’s how much of your voice an AI voice synthesizer needs to generate a complete clone of your voice. Illegitimate voice cloning and speech synthesis technologies are improving at an incalculable rate of change and are, unfortunately, already commoditized and ubiquitous. This next wave of AI scams will prey on the most vulnerable side of our psyche: the…
IHS Towers Publishes 2023 Sustainability Report

IHS Towers Publishes 2023 Sustainability Report

IHS Holding Limited (NYSE: IHS) (“IHS Towers”) group, one of the largest independent owners, operators, and developers of shared communications infrastructure in the world by tower count, has today published its 2023 Sustainability Report. The report covers sustainability activities from January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023, and is the second report prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative…
Shipsy to go Bullish on Saudi Arabia’s USD 13 Billion Warehousing Market with its Cutting-Edge WMS

Shipsy to go Bullish on Saudi Arabia’s USD 13 Billion Warehousing Market with its Cutting-Edge WMS

Shipsy, a leading SaaS-based AI-powered supply chain orchestration and execution platform provider, recently highlighted its plan to go bullish with its Warehouse Management System (WMS) offering in the GCC and KSA region. In October last year, Shipsy acquired Stockone, a cloud-based WMS that specialises in enabling manufacturers, pharmaceutical businesses, retailers, and eCommerce companies to scale fulfilment operations, manage compliance, gain…
The Digital Cooperation Organization launches “EconomiX” magazine to enhance knowledge sharing in the digital ecosystem

The Digital Cooperation Organization launches “EconomiX” magazine to enhance knowledge sharing in the digital ecosystem

The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO), a global multilateral organization committed to enabling digital prosperity for all by accelerating the sustainable and inclusive growth of the digital economy, announced the launch of EconomiX magazine, a publication offering insights from international digital economy thought leaders into ways nations and organizations can seize the digital economy’s opportunities to spur digital transformation globally. By…
WETEX 2024 receives applications for participants and exhibitors from all over the world

WETEX 2024 receives applications for participants and exhibitors from all over the world

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has started receiving applications from exhibitors and companies to participate in the 26th edition of the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX). DEWA organises WETEX from 1 to 3 October 2024 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. WETEX is a key event in the sectors of sustainability, energy, water, smart cities, sustainable real…
Over 300 global experts will take part at the International BRICS Future Forum “Cloud City” in Moscow

Over 300 global experts will take part at the International BRICS Future Forum “Cloud City” in Moscow

The International BRICS Future Forum “Cloud City” will be held at the Zaryadye Concert Hall in Moscow on September 18-19, 2024. The event will bring together government leaders, business representatives, scientific communities and influencers from over 30 countries. The forum’s experts will form the agenda of the cities of the future development, expand the geography of international partnerships and present…
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