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Ebola virus – the facts

Kippreport rounds up key facts and figures about the Ebola pandemic

August 9, 2014 10:29
 
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Ebola: Is the UAE at risk?

‘Dubai airports monitoring the situation closely’

August 6, 2014 2:51
 
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INTERVIEW: Global picture getting scarier

Viswanathan Shankar, Standard Chartered CEO, Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Europe, talks Europe and the GCC region.

July 18, 2012 10:00
 
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Saudi spectrum change would boost economy – GSMA

Freeing up preferred spectrum for Saudi Arabia's telecoms operators to use for next-generation networks could add $95.5 billion to the economy by 2025, global telecoms lobby group GSMA said.

May 29, 2012 12:10
 
Saudi-owned Africa fund hit by management discord

Saudi-owned Africa fund hit by management discord

Prominent African private equity firm Kingdom Zephyr is in talks with investors on the future of its $490 million fund after the departure of its rainmaker forced the closure of its South African office, according to sources familiar with the matter.

March 12, 2012 1:41
 
Promise and Peril: On telecos in Africa

Promise and Peril: On telecos in Africa

Poor infrastructure, fragmented markets and stiff competition mean Africa poses risks as well as potential rewards for telecom operators hunting for growth in countries like oil-rich Nigeria and post-revolution Libya and Tunisia.

March 3, 2012 5:19
 
Kuwait telco Zain posts 2011 profit of $1.03B

Kuwait telco Zain posts 2011 profit of $1.03B

Kuwait's Zain posted a net profit of $1.03 billon in 2011, up from $1.02 billion in the previous year, the state news agency KUNA reported on Monday.

February 14, 2012 2:36
 
Etisalat invites bids for African Towers

Etisalat invites bids for African Towers

UAE telecoms operator Etisalat has invited bidders for its telephone tower operations in Africa, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

February 2, 2012 1:37
 
China urges “restraint” in Sudan oil transit dispute

China urges “restraint” in Sudan oil transit dispute

China, the biggest investor in oilfields in the new nation of South Sudan, called for "calm and restraint" as a transit fee dispute threatened to cut off crude exports from the African producer.

January 22, 2012 11:18
 

Asian imports of W. African oil to rise nearly 40 percent

Asian imports at highest since March - Reuters data; Weak Brent-Dubai spread encourages shipments; Extra volumes may replace Iranian supplies - trader

December 21, 2011 8:56
 
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