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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.

August 24, 2011

Russell Read
10:55 GMT
(press release)

The Gulf Investment Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Russell Read as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

MoF employees were encouraged to join in the drive, where their donations were placed in designated Human Appeal International boxes
09:37 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) recently held a Ramadan charity drive in partnership with Human Appeal International-UAE for clothes and second hand items.

Aref Ismail Al Khouri, General Manager of ADNIF
08:55 GMT

ADNIF has donated AED 1, 500,000 to The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) to support people with special needs in the UAE.

Abdulhakim Binherz, GM Legal Affairs, Fraud Prevention and Investigations with staff members at Emirates NBD staff Iftar
08:01 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, hosted an Iftar for its employees at the Zabeel Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre on Friday, 19th August 2011.

International Bank of Qatar
07:52 GMT
(press release)

IBQ announced that the fourth season of its annual IBQ Summer Internship Programme which is open to high-school students and undergraduates has witnessed considerable success so far this year.

Burgan Bank
07:45 GMT
(press release)

Bank recently concluded its series of Ramadan activities that were aimed at strengthening ties with the local community.

August 23, 2011

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
12:48 GMT

NBAD has been ranked for the third year in a row one of the “World’s 50 Safest Banks” and the safest bank in the Middle East by Global Finance.

Misys
12:28 GMT
(press release)

Misys, the global application software and services company, today announced that it has received the “Best Technology Vendor” award from Trade & Forfaiting Review Magazine.

Arab Bank
11:24 GMT
(press release)

Arab Bank has recently signed an agreement with Al Aman Fund for the Future of Orphans to sponsor one year vocational training of 50 orphans.

During Tamkeen Business Quiz Show
10:49 GMT
(press release)

The Grand Finale of the Tamkeen Business Quiz Show, founded and organised by FinMark Communications, will take place on 24 August 2011 at 9pm at the Cultural Centre in Manama.

Noor Islamic Bank
09:28 GMT
(press release)

Noor Islamic Bank hosted 40 students from the Watani programme at its Sheikh Zayed Road branch, as part of the bank’s efforts to promote good personal financial practices.

PwC
09:22 GMT
(press release)

PwC announced today that it has completed its acquisition of global management consulting firm PRTM.

Winners in group photo
09:06 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange has announced the successful conclusion of the Al Ansari Rewards – Summer Promotion 2011 which saw AED 1 million worth of cash prizes.

During the event
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced today that it has recently completed the Payment Card Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance.

Adnan Chilwan, Deputy CEO - Chief of Consumer and Wholesale Banking, Dubai Islamic Bank
08:52 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) announced today the opening of its new Sahara Centre branch in Sharjah, bringing the bank’s UAE-wide network to a total of 69 branches.