North Africa

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Posted: 23-07-2011
EGYPT. Egypt's interim military rulers are committed to transforming the Arab world's most populous nation into a democracy, Field Marshall Mohamed Hussein Tantawi said in a televised address on Saturday. Tantawi, heading the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces that was handed power when Hosni Mubarak was forced to leave office in February, has come under increasing pressure by protesters who say the army is dragging its feet on reforms. Egyptian youth protesters vowed to remain in Cairo's Tahrir Square until their demands are met, after violence broke out in Egyptian cities between military
Posted: February 17, 2018
TUNISIA. This year research shows that engaged employees stay with their employers longer, serve customers more effectively and help contribute toward a more profitable company.
Posted: February 11, 2018
UAE. Regional indexes all reported losses during the week; Saudi Arabia was the worst performer during the week with losses of 3.3%, followed by 2.5% in Dubai and 1.8% in Bahrain.
Posted: February 8, 2018
ALGERIA. This year research shows that engaged employees stay with their employers longer, serve customers more effectively and help contribute toward a more profitable company.
Posted: February 6, 2018
EGYPT. Center to bolster regional presence by providing end-to-end pre-sales customer support and solutions.
Posted: February 4, 2018
MOROCCO. The geographical proximity of the new site to its customers will enable the large number of manufacturers located in the region to delegate their raw material supply chain management to thyssenkrupp Aerospace.
Posted: February 2, 2018
UAE. Analysis by ForwardKeys reveals that flight bookings for travel to the Middle East and Africa grew by 10.5% in 2017 and that growth is set to continue in the first quarter of 2018, as bookings are currently 11.2% ahead of last year's.
Posted: February 1, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. If you are considering taking up a job overseas, do some research on the country concerned and don't assume you know the real place from the stories you hear on the news!
Posted: January 28, 2018
UAE. Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait ended the week on a positive note, +0.6%, +0.4% and +0.2%, respectively.
Posted: January 24, 2018
UAE. All GCC markets except Kuwait and Muscat recorded lower RevPAR, reflecting the slowdown in performance witnessed across the wider MENA region.
Posted: January 24, 2018
LEBANON. The competition includes three tracks : Ideas, Startup, Social Entrepreneurship; Money prizes exceed US$160,000.
Posted: January 22, 2018
UAE. Second round of the AIM Startup roadshows will see a number of new startup companies enter the final round of the region-wide pitch competition to select the best startups.
Posted: January 22, 2018
LONDON. Ending absolute poverty is best done by ensuring the right institutional framework exists to enable economic growth. But instead, Oxfam is promoting a race to the bottom.
Posted: January 21, 2018
UAE. Regional markets continued their upward trend with all main indices ending the week higher with the exception of Oman (-1.2%).
Posted: January 19, 2018
LEBANON. 2018 annual consumer trends report from J. Walter Thompson's Innovation Group MENA, forecasts 100 trends depicting the region's fast-paced evolution; It captures key themes accelerating the pace of change for consumers.
Posted: January 17, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Sterling and Wilson selects market share leader in single-axis trackers, NEXTracker, to supply its PV technology to Egypt's Benban Solar Park.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 19, 2018
UAE. Bayt.com Job Index found that the skills most sought in the UAE are good communication in Arabic and English, being a team player, and ability to work under pressure.
date:Posted: February 19, 2018
UAE. What is it about Augmented Intelligence that makes it a major shifter in the way sales are conducted and won? Could this new technology positively influence the sales world, yet move human minds out of the sales picture?
date:Posted: February 18, 2018
UAE. Deloitte Global mining report explores key trends in 2018: From growing demand for lithium for electric vehicles to potentially mining asteroids for rare metals; Overcoming innovation barriers and embracing digitization.
UAE. As Dubai housing stock continues to grow there has been a greater demand in the off-plan market compared to ready; It is likely that focus will now start to shift on deliveries and that the pace of launches will slow down from its torrid pace in 2017.
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