Gradiant Achieves Strong Growth in Cleantech Water Treatment during the Pandemic

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Gradiant, an end-to-end cleantech water treatment solutions provider, announced that it has secured 26 new projects in 2021 year-to-date (YTD) across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Four of the projects will be delivered as design-build-own-operate-manage (DBOOM) contracts for long-term concession periods of up to 20 years. The business growthContinue Reading

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Sheraa and Ministry of Culture and Youth call for high-impact startups across MENA in a bid to boost UAE’s creative economy

The newly launched Access Sharjah Challenge focuses on the Cultural and Creative Industries Applications for the challenge are open until October 10 Two winning startups will be announced at World Conference on Creative Economy in Dubai and given access to an equity-free prize pool of $100,000 divided into prize moneyContinue Reading

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Africa Finance Corporation Plans 0 Million Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund under newly created asset management division, AFC Capital Partners

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – As part of its drive to address Africa’s vulnerability to climate risk, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has created an independent asset management arm, AFC Capital Partners, with a debut offering: the Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund (ICRF). AFC Capital Partners plans to raise US$500m in the nextContinue Reading

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Best’s Market Segment Report: Profits and Capital Rebound for Listed Insurers in United Arab Emirates

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— For the listed insurance market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the first half of 2021 has been marked by a notable rebound in profit and overall capital levels, compared with the picture 12 months previously, according to a new AM Best report. The Best’s Market Segment Report, titled, “Profits andContinue Reading

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HOW COVID-19 REINVIGORATED THE NEED FOR STEM EDUCATION

Doha, Qatar,(AETOSWire): The COVID-19 pandemic has fast-tracked a digital revolution across the world, specifically in the Arab region – connecting people and providing them with access to a wealth of data, information, and media. For this reason, society has had to embrace STEM education for sustainable development within the MENAContinue Reading

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Africa Finance Corporation Receives a US0M Loan From India Exim Bank to Spur Post-Covid Recovery

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure solutions provider on the continent, has received a US$100 million credit line from the Export-Import Bank of India (India Exim Bank) to develop the critical infrastructure required to rebuild Africa’s economies in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Proceeds fromContinue Reading

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Egypt Becomes Africa Finance Corporation’s 32nd Member State, With a Potential of US Billion of Investments

CAIRO–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has welcomed Egypt as its newest member state. Egypt’s Prime Minister, H.E. Dr Mostafa Madbouly, committed North Africa’s most populous nation to become the 32nd member of the region’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, opening up a potential US$1billion of investments. “With the increasingContinue Reading

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Mental health report by EMPWR, WAMDA, and Microsoft for Startups reveals 55% founders rate ‘raising investment’ as the prime stress factor

EMPWR, an authority on mental health research in the region, acts as an exclusive mental health partner for WAMDA and Microsoft for startup’s report on the impact of pandemic on the wellbeing of regional entrepreneur EMPWR’s role involved guiding the direction for the survey, formulating the questions & enabling strategicContinue Reading

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The Future of Expo 2020: City of the future puts people at the centre of its design

Discover the future of Expo 2020 at District 2020’s experience hub and find out about the innovative approach for a of human-centric, people-first city ‘City of firsts’ to focus on creation of global innovation hub for high-growth sectors including smart logistics and Industry 4.0 Dubai, UAE, 8 September 2021: InContinue Reading

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0 million (AED 917 million) financing agreement signed with U.S. International Development Finance Corporation for major expansion project in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,  Pearl Petroleum Company Limited (“Pearl Petroleum”), the consortium led by Dana Gas and Crescent Petroleum of the UAE, has signed a $250 million financing agreement with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (“DFC”) to support the gas expansion works currently under way at the Khor MorContinue Reading

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