MEA Markets Magazine is pleased to introduce our articles, with news and feature articles from across the Middle East and Africa. All our articles across our five categories are listed below, with fascinating news articles, business news, finance news, law, innovation, and more.
MEA Markets are delighted to announce the return of the African Business Excellence Awards in 2021. We will again look to highlight and recognise the industry leaders from the varied sectors and specialisms across the continent. Read more
Henri-Claude Oyima, CEO, BGFIBank Group. On banks’ role in supporting industrial and infrastructure development in Africa. Read more
HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that Al Ain Finance has selected its cloud-based HID Authentication Service and HID Approve mobile-based authentication application to offer its customers a secure and seamless online banking experience. Read more
Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the world’s pre-eminent luxury car company is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future. Read more
It has been brought to the attention of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat that our strategic partner, a leading African financial institution supported a $200 million bid by Made in Africa to purchase Vlisco, a textile company that sells almost exclusively in Africa. Read more
The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), in partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn, GitHub and Ecobank Academy is set to provide training to equip Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) across sub-Saharan Africa. This training will provide SMEs digital skills and knowledge to succeed in today’s digital world.
Governments worldwide are deploying an unprecedented amount of fiscal support aimed at stabilising and rebuilding their economies, but only about 2% of this spending has been allocated to clean energy measures, according to new analysis from the International Energy Agency.
Dubai Customs continues to support efforts for protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights by strengthening cooperation and coordination with the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA). Read more
GE Digital today announced that SAUDIA Airlines company has contracted with the leading industrial software company to implement its Aviation Software Asset Records solution. The contract extends the partnership between SAUDIA and GE for creating further operational efficiencies and cost optimization. Read more
Welcome to the Q2 edition of MEA Markets magazine. Each issue we are devoted to providing you with all of the latest news and features from across the world of business in the Middle East and Africa. Read more
Alternative shopping options like Click & Collect, curb-side pickup (46%) and contactless In-Store experience like self-checkouts(27%) will be key to rebuilding Saudi consumers’ confidence to visit public places (stores and supermarkets) moving forward. This is according to a study commissioned by Kearney; the third in a series of surveys exploring consumer shopping habits since the onset of the pandemic. Read more
Emirates is empowering small and medium sized enterprises to get back into the skies and turn their travel budgets into rewards by debuting a Business Rewards incentive for new members who sign up for the programme. Small and medium sized businesses who sign up for an account to Emirates' Business Rewards corporate loyalty programme from 27 June to 27 July 2021 will receive a bonus of 10,000 Business Reward Points, the equivalent of one Economy Class return ticket to selected destinations in Europe. Read more