The President of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan and Merck Foundation CEO, Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej Recognized as One of 100 Most Influential African Women 2021

The President of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan and Merck Foundation CEO, Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej Recognized as One of 100 Most Influential African Women 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother has been featured in the list of 100 Most Influential African Women 2021, released by ‘Be a Girl’ Initiative, for the second consecutive year. Avance Media, through its girls’ empowerment project, ‘Be A Girl’, launches this annual publication to highlight and celebrate the astounding accomplishments of 100 women from Africa. She has been recognized for her efforts to transform patient care in Africa, breaking the infertility stigma through her poignant ‘More…

Ethos Asset Management Inc., CEO, Carlos Santos, Wins the Africa Dubai Honours Award for Excellence and Leadership Prowess 2021

Ethos Asset Management Inc., CEO, Carlos Santos, Wins the Africa Dubai Honours Award for Excellence and Leadership Prowess 2021

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— ETHOS ASSET MANAGEMENT INC USA is delighted to announce that our President, CEO and Founder, Carlos Santos, has been voted as the winner of the Africa Dubai Honours Award for Excellence and Leadership Prowess 2021 at the high profile summit in Dubai, UAE. Carlos Santos was chosen from a long list of prestigious and high calibre nominees and received the award from H.E. Tomasz Zaleski, Chairman of The Board of The Royal Private Office of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi. The Leaders Without Borders Development Centre is a community based…

Africa Finance Corporation Plans $500 Million Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund under newly created asset management division, AFC Capital Partners

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 next twelve months and US$2 billion over the next three years. The ICRF will act as a direct investor and a co-investment fund to enhance the quality of African ports, roads, bridges, rail, telecommunications, clean energy, and logistics in the face…

Epsilon Appoints Leader for Market Expansion in Middle East & Africa

Epsilon Appoints Leader for Market Expansion in Middle East & Africa

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Epsilon®, a global leader in outcome-based marketing, today announced the appointment of Saira Mehdi as the Sales Director for the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region, effective immediately. Saira will own the mandate for top line revenue growth, drive new business opportunities for Epsilon’s products and solutions and grow the company’s client base in the region. She will also play a significant role in positioning Epsilon as a premier martech and adtech player in MEA. Saira comes with 14 years of work experience in the IT…

27th Universal Postal Union Congress: a strategic and economic opportunity for the 192 member countries.

27th Universal Postal Union Congress: a strategic and economic opportunity for the 192 member countries.

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– The 27th Universal Postal Union Congress (UPU, www.UPUabidjan2020.gouv.ci) will take place from 9 to 27 August 2021, in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast. Holding this event on Ivorian soil represents the culmination of extensive efforts on the part of the national government, dating back to 2011, to bolster the country’s international influence and actively contribute to the development of postal services in Africa and worldwide. Under SEM leadership. Thanks to the efforts of President Alassane Ouattara and a policy of strengthening multilateral cooperation, the Ivory Coast has rapidly reclaimed…

Guinea, Togo Join as Shareholders in Africa Finance Corporation

Guinea, Togo Join as Shareholders in Africa Finance Corporation

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Africa Finance Corporation, the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, has onboarded the Central Bank of Guinea and the Togolese Republic as its newest shareholders, cementing AFC’s pan-African representation. One of AFC’s first Member States in 2008, the Corporation has invested approximately US$300 million to spur employment opportunities and sustainable economic development from Guinea’s vast mineral resources. Developments co-financed by AFC include the high-grade bauxite Alufer Mine in 2017, which marked one of the largest foreign investments in the west African country since the 2014 Ebola crisis,…

EI-Technologies MENA reinforces its regional HQ in Dubai to boost businesses in their Digital Transformation

إي آي- تكنولوجيز الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا

Aimed at providing a better digital experience for both their clients and employees, EI-Technologies MENA teams introduce a new approach of tailored solutions integrating World-Class CRM. EI-Technologies MENA by Neo-Dis.com, the leading CRM partner providing technology consulting services and CRM multi-cloud implementation in the Middle East, is reinforcing its regional presence in the UAE to further expand its reach in the MENA region, with an aim to support businesses in their digital transformation using robust and innovative platforms (Salesforce and Microsoft Solutions). As an independent leading salesforce partner in the…

Arab Bank Named the Middle East’s Best Trade Finance Provider 2021

 Dubai, UAE, 27 February 2021: Global Finance, the New York-based international publication, has recently granted Arab Bank the “Best Trade Finance Provider 2021 in the Middle East” award. The recognition comes as an acknowledgment of the bank’s leading position in the region and its exceptional capabilities in providing the latest banking solutions and trade finance products that meet its clients’ evolving needs across the different sectors. Arab Bank was selected for this award based on an evaluation process conducted by a panel of the magazine’s editors with input from international…

Join Ahlan Simsim for a New Season of Fun Adventures  that Encourage Playful Learning and Problem Solving

Basma and Jad are back with a brand-new friend and new episodes to help children across the Middle East and North Africa learn to “Stop, Notice, and Think” (February 21, 2021 — Amman, Jordan) — Ahlan Simsim, the award-winning children’s show from the creators of Iftah Ya Simsim and Sesame Street shows around the world, returns to screens for a third season for children and families across the region. Premiering on February 28th, the new season features unique characters Basma, Jad, and Ma’zooza who, along with familiar friends Elmo, Cookie…

Senator Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation Named Among the Most Influential African Woman in the World, as “African Woman of the Year 2020”, for the Third Time

Senator Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation Named Among the Most Influential African Woman in the World, as “African Woman of the Year 2020”, for the Third Time

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and Member of Egyptian Senate (2020-2025) has been named one of the Most Influential African Women in the world for 2020 for the third time, as she is nominated this year as “African Woman of the Year 2020” by the New African Woman Magazine UK, and Most Influential African Woman 2020 by Avance Media, for her efforts to advocate for women empowerment and healthcare capacity building especially during these challenging times of Coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Kelej has been previously recognized as…