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Sink or swim? Digital transformation through collaboration has never been more vital

Change is the only constant in life. Never has this been more apparent than during the Covid-19 outbreak. In the financial services space, change...
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Gender Parity In MENA Could Mean $600bln more for Global GDP: Ivanka

Ivanka Trump, advisor to the United States President, today lauded UAE leadership’s efforts to close the gender gap and added that continuing to empower...
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Middle East Markets Retreat as Investors Steer Clear of Most-at-Risk Region

(Bloomberg) --Middle Eastern markets can hardly be accused of complacency over the latest surge in regional tensions, even if global investors are taking a...

MENA economies on top in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2020 report

Economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region emerged on the top in World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report for implementing the...

Oman scores high on global travel & tourism competitiveness index

Oman has moved eight places to 58 among a survey of 140 nations according to World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI)...

Many MENA coastal cities could be flooded if sea levels rise

Qatar-based Al-Attiyah Foundation’s recent Sustainability Digest sends out a bleak warning on climate change in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region saying...
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Positive outlook for Oman’s telecoms market 2019-2024: Report

Sultanate of Oman’s total telecoms market revenue is expected to increase thanks to the growth of the fixed broadband segment and the slow recovery...
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Egypt Bus-App Swvl Raises $42 Million

(Bloomberg) -- Swvl, an Egyptian app for booking buses, has raised $42 million as it looks to expand into other parts of Africa, including...
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How 5G is Ushering in a New Era for Businesses in UAE

The wait for 5G ended in UAE when the telecom leader Etisalat launched the country’s first 5G-enabled smartphone ZTE Axon Pro10, on June 4....
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HSBC Appoints New Regional CEO for MENAT

HSBC has appointed Martin Tricaud as Chief Executive Officer for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region, with effect from 1 June,...