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A focus on the Middle East & Africa


Qatar signs deals with Sierra Leone

The two leaders discussed regional and international issues of common concern and means of enhancing cooperation and relations between the two countries and the prospects for strengthening them in various fields especially in economy, trade, agriculture and tourism.

UAE and Egypt leaders discuss regional developments

The discussion focused upon bilateral relations and steadily-growing political and economic co-operation as well as regional and international developments, reviewing the repercussions of foreign interference on the security and stability of Arab countries.

UAE, Mozambique accelerate agricultural collaboration

Dr. Rashid Al Afari, Charge d'Affaires at the UAE Embassy in Mozambique, met with Higino Francisco de Marrule, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security of Mozambique, at the ministry’s headquarters in Maputo.

Governor of Central Bank Affirms Firmness of Sudan-UAE Relations

The Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan, Hazem Abdulgader Ahmed has affirmed that Sudan works for strengthening its relations with the UAE to be strategic relations.

Egypt-Oman joint investment fund to be set up to enhance economic cooperation

A meeting held between President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said discussed establishing a joint investment fund to develop economic cooperation between the two countries.

Jordan, Algeria sign seven cooperation agreements

Jordan and Algeria have signed seven cooperation agreements in the sectors of industry, mines, trade, public works, transport, youth, sports and culture.

Morocco hosts high-level meeting on Arab economic growth

Co-hosted by the IMF, the Arab Monetary Fund, Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development and the government of Morocco, the high-level conference focuses on promoting higher economic growth, job creation and inclusiveness in the Arab World.

World Bank discusses cooperation program with Tunisia

Country Director for Maghreb and Malta, Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank discussed with Minister of Development, Investment and International Cooperation the programme of cooperation for the years 2018 and 2019.

Egypt to build the largest wind farm in the Middle East

In an effort to boost renewable energy in Egypt and establish Egypt as a leading player in environmental development, the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy initiated a LE 5 billion project to build the largest wind farm in the Middle East

Egypt plans first hydropower plant in Middle East

The Electricity Ministry is planning to build the first hydropower plant in the Middle East at a capacity of 2,400 MW using the pumped-storage hydropower (PSH) technology at Ataqa Mountain, Red Sea, to utilize renewable energy resources, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said.

Zimbabwe to adopt ICTs in corruption fight

Acting President Kembo Mohadi says the new Government of President Mnangagwa is determined to see a highly-modernised Zimbabwe, where ICTs play an instrumental role in curbing corruption and plugging resource leakages in the public sector.

Nigeria’s policy to optimize ICT local content development

The Federal Government said it has adopted the National ICT Strategic Roadmap 2017-2020 with a view to optimizing ICT local content and empowering local business in the industry.

ADGM to sign Mou with CNDP-Morocco during Inaugural Data Protection Forum

Abu Dhabi Global Market hosted its first annual Data Protection Forum where it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The National Commission for the Control of the Protection of Personal Data, Morocco.


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