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Gulf entities have provided at least $30 billion of funding, at current prices, for African infrastructure over the last decade.
November 24, 2014 - 00:30 GMT
In the year 2000, The Economist magazine famously described Africa as “the hopeless continent” on its cover.

November 27, 2011

NCB Capital
11:05 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital, Saudi Arabia’s leading wealth manager, reported that the Saudi banking sector remains one of the strongest in the region with a positive outlook.

Western Union
10:57 GMT
(press release)

Internationally acclaimed Bollywood singer Sunidhi Chauhan and Somali-born musician K’naan gave the Western Union “World of Betters” online contest a tremendous boost by hosting events in Mumbai.

Arab Bank
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Arab Bank sponsored three delegates to represent Jordan at the One Young World Summit that was held in Zurich recently.

Philip King, AGM of Retail Banking at IBQ
09:15 GMT
(press release)

IBQ and National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) today announced the launch of a joint service that will allow customers to effortlessly own properties outside Qatar in the country of their choice.

LeasePlan Emirates
06:22 GMT
(press release)

LeasePlan Emirates, a vehicle leasing and fleet management specialist based in Abu Dhabi, has appointed Venture Communications, a Middle East based full-fledged communications agency as its communications and Public Relations partner.

“BuBa” Kids Account
06:15 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank has announced that its innovative “BuBa” Kids Account offers its customers a diverse array of unique benefits that range from free deposits as well as receiving instant gifts upon opening the account to enjoying a family trip in Abu Dhabi.

National Bank of Kuwait
06:03 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) is sponsoring the 28th annual conference of the National Union of Kuwaiti Students-USA from November 24th until November 28th 2011.

05:35 GMT
(press release)

Jordan Ahli Bank recently supported the TEDxYouth@Amman event as the exclusive Gold banking Sponsor.

Deon Vernooy, Senior Executive Officer at Emirates NBD Asset Management
05:29 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD Asset Management announced today that its Emirates Islamic Money Market Fund attracted more than US100 million from investors in the 18 months since the fund was launched.

National Bank of Kuwait
05:10 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has recently received “The Localization Award” from the GCC Council of Ministers of Labor during a special awarding ceremony held in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

First Gulf Bank
05:07 GMT
(press release)

First Gulf Bank, (FGB), the leading financial partner of choice in the UAE, has launched a number of events and initiatives to mark this special occasion.

November 24, 2011

Western Union
08:31 GMT
(press release)

The Western Union Company found in a recent global survey across five continents that 74 percent of those surveyed chose their children, mother or significant other as the loved ones whose life they would like to make better the most.

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
07:47 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank has returned successfully to the Sukuk markets with the issuance of US$500 million, 5-year Sukuk (REG S Fixed Rate Trust Certificates) issued at a profit rate of 3.78%.

Al Ansari Exchange
07:46 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange joins the whole of UAE in celebration of its 40th founding anniversary as a nation.

National Bank of Kuwait
06:20 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has been honored as “Best Investor Relations Company in Kuwait” in recognition of the bank’s international standards and best practice in transparency and governance.