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Côte d’Ivoire Programme Features Executives from Organisations including African Development Bank, Airtel, Esoko, Etisalat, IFC and Orange LONDON-Tuesday, March 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2017 Mobile 360 Series – West Africa conference, which will take place 27 April at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Abidjan Airport in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. Additionally, MTN has been confirmed as Platinum Sponsor for the event and Huawei is the Global Industry Supporter for the full Mobile 360 Series of conferences taking place throughout 2017. “The mobile industry is playing a key role in driving digital, financial and social inclusion in many African countries by providing access to essential information and services,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “We are excited to be bringing the Mobile 360 Series to West Africa, convening key stakeholders to examine the practical steps needed to overcome critical roadblocks in ... Read more »
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NEW YORK-Mardi 28 Mars 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Grassi & Co. continue d'investir dans le domaine du conseil en conformité et réglementation, et a l'honneur d'annoncer l'affiliation des conseillers de l'équipe COMPASS spécialisés dans la réglementation et la conformité et dirigés par Gary Swiman (président) et Larry Wagner (directeur général). Le cabinet sera basé dans les bureaux de Grassi & Co. à Manhattan. Avant de rejoindre Grassi & Co., Gary a occupé le poste de responsable de la conformité, ainsi que des postes de réglementation chez de grands cabinets de courtage et des gestionnaires d'actifs internationaux. Gary a également été partenaire et chef des services de réglementation et de conformité dans deux des 30 plus grands cabinets comptables. Gary a plus de 25 années d'expérience dans l'exécution de programmes de conformité pour des fonds de couverture, des experts en placement, des banques d'investissement et des cabinets de courtage. Gary travaille avec des clie ... Read more »
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NEW YORK-Tuesday, March 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grassi & Co. continues to invest in the Compliance and Regulatory Consulting space and is proud to announce the affiliation of COMPASS-Regulatory and Compliance Advisers—led by Gary Swiman as its President, and Larry Wagner, its Managing Director. The practice will be based out of Grassi & Co.’s Manhattan office. Prior to joining Grassi & Co., Gary has held CCO and senior regulatory positions at major broker-dealers as well as large international asset managers. Gary also served as a partner and head of regulatory and compliance services at two top 30 accounting firms. Gary has more than 25 years of experience implementing compliance programs for hedge funds, private equity funds, registered investment advisers, investment banks and broker-dealers. He works with financial industry clients to navigate evolving regulatory requirements, and works closely with clients, law firms and regulators on high level enforcement m ... Read more »
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Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis-Mardi 28 Mars 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Son Altesse Cheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-président et Premier Ministre des Émirats Arabes Unis et Gouverneur de Dubaï, a inauguré la deuxième phase de 200 mégawatts (MW) du parc solaire Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Le projet reflète une nouvelle ère dans l'excellence et le commandement des Émirats Arabes Unis, puisqu’il augmente la part de l'énergie propre et renouvelable. L'inauguration a coïncidé avec la Journée Internationale du Bonheur. Vidéo Légende : SA Cheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugure la Deuxième phase de 200MW du Parc solaire Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Pour visualiser plus de vidéos du Parc Solaire de Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, veuillez cliquez ici À propos du Parc solaire Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum : La Deuxième Phase La deuxième phase du Parc Solaire de 200 MW est le plus grand et l’unique projet d’énergie solaire en ce genre dans la région basé sur le modèle « pr ... Read more »
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Leading developer set to support awareness of surging interest in Dubai’s property market by exhibiting at this week’s Dubai Property Show in Shanghai Shanghai, China.-Sunday, March 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Leading developer The First Group is showcasing the unrivalled opportunities in Dubai’s property market to Chinese investors at this week’s Dubai Property Show in Shanghai. The British-owned firm, which is one of Dubai’s most respected international hotel & property developers, is presenting its portfolio of more than a dozen existing and up-and-coming UAE-based properties at the event. Best known for its collection of highly popular aparthotels in Dubai, The First Group has more recently forged a successful path developing landmark, upscale hotels in the emirate. The First Group currently has four hotel properties under development in Dubai, which will be managed by world-class operators and corporate partners Wyndham Hotel Group and Millennium & Copthorne Hotels. Millennium ... Read more »
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CAPE TOWN, South Africa -Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulators from around the world are set to attend the fifth annual Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit, to continue discussions on effective spectrum management and the role of dynamic spectrum access in enabling new connectivity solutions. The Summit, which will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from 9-11 May 2017, will welcome regulators from around the world, including: Mr. Pakamile Kayalethu Pongwana, CEO, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) Hon. Hector Huici, Secretary of Communications and Information Technologies, The Ministry of Communications, Argentina Dr. Martha Liliana Suárez Peñaloza, Director, Agência Nacional del Espectro (ANE), Colombia Dr. Agostinho Linhares, Manager, Spectrum, Orbit and Broadcasting Division, Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (ANATEL), Brazil Mr. Peter N. Ngige, Assistant Director, Frequency Planning, Communications Authority ... Read more »
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The Biggest Tools & Equipment Showroom in the Region Jeddah, Saudi Arabia -Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] With over 19 years presence in the Saudi local market, Juffali Technical Equipment Company (JTECO) has recently celebrated the opening of another new Showroom for the sales and promotion of Bosch Power Tools and Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Parts. The JTECO new premises is located at Kilo 14, Madina Road in Jeddah. Officially inaugurated by Sheikh Khaled Juffali (Vice Chairman and Managing Partner of Juffali Group), Mr. Steven Young (President of Bosch Turkey & Middle East), Mr. Holger Hellmich (Regional President of Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Europe & Middle East), and H.E. Mr. Holger Ziegeler (Consul General of Germany) on 7th March, the showroom hosts the entire range of Bosch Professional and DIY Power Tools offerings, including Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Parts and the latest solutions for construction, industrial and home users from Kärcher Cleaning Equipment, ... Read more »
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Collaboration seeks to establish technologies for the creation of a Smart Mobility Society TOKYO-Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toyota Motor Corporation (Head Office: Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan; President and Representative Director: Akio Toyoda; “Toyota”) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Hiroo Unoura; “NTT”) have agreed to collaborate on developing, verifying, and standardizing technology in the connected car field, combining the automotive vehicle-related technologies of Toyota with the information and communication technologies (ICT) of NTT Group companies. 1. Aims of the Collaboration Toyota and the NTT Group, sharing their technologies, knowledge and expertise, and making use of Big Data obtained from automotive vehicles, will carry out joint research and development of technologies necessary for solving various issues facing society, including traffic accidents and conges ... Read more »
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), continues its global growth with the opening of a new restaurant in Morocco. Papa John’s is known worldwide for its BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. brand promise and will now bring Better Pizza to Casablanca, Morocco. Following Egypt & Tunisia, Morocco will be only the third country in Africa to boast a Papa John’s franchise. Moroccan-based Planet Pizza Inc. has the exclusive development rights for the Papa John’s brand in the country and plans to build 20 stores in Morocco. “We are honored to be a part of bringing Papa John’s to Morocco. There is a strong demand here for high-quality pizzas and friendly service,” said Mr. Bensouda, CEO of Planet Pizza. “Papa John’s fresh, never frozen hand-tossed original dough, fresh-packed tomato sauce and cheese made from high-quality mozzarella make a truly better pizza.” “The Papa John’s brand continues to grow and we are ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the acquisition of the freehold ownership of the Pharmaceutical Product Development (“PPD”) laboratories campus (The Property”), located in the university town of Madison, Wisconsin, USA. The 233,694 sq ft property consists of two parcels and is 100% leased to PPD with 11.5 years remaining. PPD is a world-leading contract research organization (CRO) providing chemistry, manufacturing and controls lab services for all phases of drug development. PPD is the fifth largest player in the world in the fragmented CRO industry with around 6 percent market share. The subject property is PPD’s only mission-critical location in the US for its Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) business, and one of only two worldwide. Showing significant commitment to the Pro ... Read more »
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LUXEMBOURG -Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced a collaborative agreement with Verizon (NYSE: VZ) aimed at driving the overall development of Ultra HD delivery solutions for Verizon Fios subscribers throughout the U.S. Verizon is among a recent wave of multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) evaluating the SES satellite-based Ultra HD solution during milestone trials aimed at accelerating Ultra HD home delivery. As part of the collaboration, Verizon will receive and test content from SES’s pre-packaged Ultra HD platform, which combines a growing lineup of Ultra HD channels and reception equipment in a cost-effective service delivered over scalable satellite capacity. SES’s managed Ultra HD platform is delivered over dedicated satellite bandwidth, which provides a much higher quality viewer experience compared to current Internet-delivered 4K offerings, which can be susceptible to bottleneck ... Read more »
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has received a visit from a committee from the Association of Arab Universities (AARU). The delegation consisted of Dr. Ghalib Al Rifai and Dr. Turki Obaidat, and Dr. Sultan Abu Oraibi, secretary general of the AARU, who was also guest of honor at the university’s graduation ceremony in June 2015. During their visit, they met with AURAK’s senior management, including Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, president, the vice presidents, deans, directors and managers, in order to explain the AARU’s vision and strategic goals. In the current political and social climate, Dr. Abu Oraibi focused his talk on the importance of fostering cross-cultural understanding, emphasizing that a university education is highly formative in a young person’s development. Through the AARU, he stated, “I cannot put enough focus on the value of study abroad and exchange programs. This ... Read more »
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LONDON & STERLING, Va. -Wednesday, March 22nd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] 45 percent of organisations have as many as 8 different ways of provisioning DNS 72 percent of organisations reported regularly suffering from critical issues that impact website and application availability (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today released findings from new research into how UK businesses are provisioning domain name system (DNS) servers and services, finding that 92 percent have limited visibility of the impact DNS performance is having on their internet users and visitors to their online resources. Although DNS is a fundamental utility supporting the internet and relied upon by all businesses, visibility is hampered by complexity with 45 percent of organisations having as many as 8 different ways of provisioning their DNS infrastructure. The report, titled Winning the domain game: the business case for a specialist DNS provi ... Read more »
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