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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.

September 13, 2011

Tirad Mahmoud, CEO, ADIB
13:34 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank announced the launch of its 100% capital protected ‘ADIB Diversified Basket Note’ that provides an opportunity to small or large investors to profit.

12:43 GMT
(press release)

A group of business owners who have undergone the Enterprise Development Support Programme experience gathered at Tamkeen’s offices to collect their support cheques.

Ahmed Al Naqbi, the Head of Direct Banking & E Development at NBAD
11:26 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Number One Bank in the UAE, has launched an exciting promotion for its clients allowing them to make free foreign currency remittances.

Philippe Ghanem, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi-based ADS Securities
11:08 GMT
(press release)

The financial sectors of the Middle East countries can work together to tap new opportunities arising from the growth of emerging markets, new technology and the issues facing traditional investment markets.

Jones Lang LaSalle
11:04 GMT
(press release)

Jones Lang LaSalle has been honoured with a number of awards at the prestigious annual Euromoney Real Estate Awards (2011), being voted number one Global Real Estate Advisor and Consultant.

Saxo Bank
10:41 GMT
(press release)

Saxo Bank, the specialist in online trading and investment, today announced that the new USDCNH currency cross is now available on its trading platforms.

Adnan Chilwan, Deputy CEO, Chief of Consumer and Wholesale Banking, Dubai Islamic Bank
10:30 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank and Dubai eGovernment announced today they have partnered to offer customers an easy online payment experience.

Waleed Saeed Al Awadi, Head of Branches and Royal Banking, Deputy Chief Marketing Officer and Rashid Khalifa Bin Fatise Al Mutiwei, The Winner's Father
10:24 GMT
(press release)

A one-year-old Emirati boy was today announced as the September winner of the Dubai Bank Kunooz Savings Account draw.

Burgan Bank has introduced new changes to its new Yawmi account
08:47 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced the re-launch of its popular Yawmi account, with new key features that aim to provide customers more benefits, and an excellent opportunity to become daily winners of KD 5,000.

HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs
06:31 GMT
(press release)

Minister of State for Financial Affairs headed the UAE’s delegation in its participation in the G8 and Turkey Finance Ministers Meeting held in Marseille, France from 10-11 September, 2011.

September 12, 2011

Arab Bank
14:06 GMT
(press release)

As part of Arab Bank’s commitment towards the local community, the Bank supported the Traffic Department’s "Madrasati Farhati" campaign, (My School, My Joy).

Ehab Anis Hassan, the Group Chief Human Resources Officer of NBAD
10:15 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Number One Bank in the UAE, has initiated three new programmes that significantly expand the Bank’s Emiratisation strategies.

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
08:58 GMT
(press release)

CIMA, in partnership with PwC’s Academy in the Middle East, has launched a specialised Diploma in Performance Management for finance and accounting professionals in the UAE.

September 11, 2011

NCB Capital
12:48 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital has been crowned winner of “Best Islamic Asset Management Company in the Middle East” Award 2011by Islamic Finance News.

The thumb verification technology uses bio-metric information that is stored in a centralized, maximum-security database
09:21 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank has announced that it has recently launched a groundbreaking thumb verification system.