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Fady Younes, Senior Cybersecurity Director – EMEA Service Providers and Middle East & Africa, Global Security Sales Operations, Cisco


Positive attitudes emerge towards entrepreneurship in Egypt’s post-pandemic economy 

A ground-breaking study conducted by QNET and Nielsen IQ has found that most Egyptians hold favourable attitudes toward entrepreneurship in the post-pandemic economy. Most also believe the direct selling model provides advantages to starting a business and earning extra income.  A...


The move to social media  

As an industry, media has been breaking away from more traditional outlets. This has primarily been fuelled by how consumers’ needs are evolving, with social media now dominating the market. Thierry Nicault, Area Vice President – Middle East and North Africa, Salesforce, speaks to us...


Welocalize’s Transforming Talent Programme leverages linguistic talent in Africa 

The future of business and how businesses run is always evolving. An Aflac CSR survey shows that 77% of consumers prefer to buy from socially responsible brands and 73% of investors say Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts contribute to their investment...


Nine in 10 employees in MEA are frustrated by their workplace technology 

Freshworks, a leading software company empowering businesses to delight their customers and employees, has unveiled survey findings that reveal a startling divide between employee expectations and the reality of the workplace technology experience. In the wake of the pandemic, regional businesses...


Carbon transforms into a full-service bank on Mambu

Carbon Finance, a Pan-African microfinance bank, has announced it has extended its partnership with Mambu to continue growing its financial services offering and accelerate expansion. The agreement enables Carbon to offer the full-spectrum of banking products and services and launch...


African Development Bank to launch public financial management academy to build capacity in African countries 

The African Development Bank has approved the creation of a virtual academy to build public financial management capacity in African countries. Countries will receive technical assistance through structured, targeted, dedicated and local training as well as through policy dialogue.  The...


Digital Afrique Telecom and Ever Medical Technologies to modernise healthcare industry

Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT), a pan-African leader in digital services, development, aggregation and hosting of mobile value-added services, has partnered with Ever Medical Technologies, a medical technology solutions provider to facilitate, improve and disseminate digital medical solutions...


Former Mastercard VP joins Klasha as new chief commercial officer

Klasha – a San Francisco and Lagos-based technology company transforming cross-border African commerce – has announced the appointment of Nile Younis as chief commercial officer. Younis will be based in Dubai, UAE and joins Klasha after a successful 10-year career at Mastercard, where...


Women in MENA workforce could increase GDP by US$2 trillion 

PwC Middle East has launched its latest MENA Women in Work Survey 2022: Young Women, Powerful Ambitions to highlight the career aspirations of young women and the challenges they face in achieving their ambitions across the Middle East and North Africa region and the key measures needed by MENA...


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