Anthology and Blackboard to Merge, Creating a Leading Global Provider of Education Software and Solutions

BENGALURU, India–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Anthology, a leading provider of proven higher education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, and Blackboard, a leading global EdTech software and solutions company, announced today a definitive agreement to combine the two companies. The combination will create the most comprehensive and modern EdTech ecosystem available on aContinue Reading

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Don’t miss your last chance to experience the summer season of  VOX Cinemas’ Snow Cinema at Ski Dubai

The unique cinematic experience will come to a close on 01 October before returning later in the year for the festive perio  Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 16 September 2021: VOX Cinemas is reminding movie lovers that there are only a few days left to experience the summer season of SnowContinue Reading

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Saudi Speed Bike Racer and Rallyist Dania Akeel felicitated as the first REDTAG ‘Real Hero’,

Motorsport star Dania Akeel; the first Saudi Arabian woman to qualify for a Speed Bikes Competition License, and the first Saudi woman to take part in an international rally; is now also the first person to be felicitated as part of the REDTAG ‘Real Heroes’ initiative. The felicitation coincides withContinue 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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AD Ports Group and CMA CGM Group announce agreement to invest AED 570 million in new terminal at Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, AD Ports Group, the region’s premier facilitator of logistics, industry, and trade, and France-based CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, have announced the signing of a 35-year concession agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, a new terminal will be establishedContinue 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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With the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrating the 91st anniversary of its National Day, or ‘Al-Yaom-Al-Watany’, on September the 23rd 2021; REDTAG, the region’s leading fashion and homeware brand, is giving customers the opportunity to purchase 4 items for SAR 90, along with assured free gifts on purchases of SARContinue 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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PHC Holdings Corporation: Appointment of Mr. William Donnelly and Mr. Ivan Tornos as Independent External Directors

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— PHC Holdings Corporation (headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, President & CEO: John Marotta, hereafter PHCHD), a leading global life science, diagnostics and medical device company, has today announced the appointment of William (Bill) Donnelly and Ivan Tornos as independent external directors, effective September 3, 2021. Both bring significant expertise and executive-levelContinue Reading

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