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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Carrefour deploys CHEP’s pallet pooling system across all of its warehouses in the UAE Carrefour has partnered with GLS to replace cardboard storage with returnable plastic crates   Carrefour is upgrading its fleet of delivery vehicles, adopting more eco-friendly trucks to meet higher emission standards Transitioning into a circular economyContinue Reading

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Zanzibar offers investment opportunities on archipelago’s smaller islands   

In groundbreaking move to further attract foreign investors, government opens up ten island paradises for holistic development projects 14 September 2021 – The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar is opening up ten of the archipelago’s idyllic smaller islands for high-end investment and development opportunities. The programme, which is being implemented byContinue 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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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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STEMMING THE BRAIN DRAIN: IMPORTANCE OF STARS OF SCIENCE AND QF’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM IN MENA REGION

Doha, Qatar, (AETOSWire): In the past decades, many of the MENA region’s best Arab scientists, inventors, engineers, designers, and innovators left their home countries for better opportunities in the West. While the reasons for the “brain drain” in this part of the world have been varied, many of these talentedContinue Reading

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THAT Concept Store partners with You Better Fly to create a unique pop-up sneaker experience The new display showcases 100 styles of the most sought-after sneakers Fan favourites include Air Jordans, Yeezy Boosts and Adidas Sliders Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 5th, 2021: THAT Concept Store, the revolutionary retail destinationContinue Reading

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Muscat, UAE, 1st September 2021: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia has opened the doors of the eagerly awaited Mall of Oman in Muscat. The opening of the mall marks an important milestone for Majid AlContinue Reading

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Nitex Global Partners Novos program is supported by key industry leaders

Top industry leaders come together to support launch of Netix Global’s Novus Partner Programwhich brings ‘Android Building’ approach to Middle East real estate stry stalwarts have welcomed Netix Global BV’s decision to launch its Netix Novus Partner Program, on September 1st, 2021; lauding the region’s leading smart building solutions providerContinue Reading

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