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May 25, 2017

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Trans-Saharan Road: Development plan covering North of Mali, Niger and Algeria’s South

The Liaison Committee of the Trans-Saharan Road (CLRT) is working currently for the implementation of a development plan, covering the north of Mali and Niger and the far south of Algeria, allowing the identification of inadequacies and stakes relating to the profitability of the construction of this road, said Tuesday, in Algiers, CLRT’s Secretary General Mohamed Ayadi, APS reported.

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May 25, 2017

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Vienna Meetings: Algeria proposes permanent committee to monitor hydrocarbon market

Algeria, through the Minister of Energy Noureddine Boutarfa, proposed, during the informal talks, held on Wednesday in Vienna, the establishment of a permanent OPEC and non-OPEC committee to monitor the hydrocarbon market, Reuters reported.

A nine-month extension is favored by OPEC members Iraq and Algeria as well as top non-OPEC producer Russia, whereas some Gulf OPEC members"...

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May 25, 2017

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UBA Introduces Faster, Secure Mobile Banking App

United Bank for Africa Plc has announced the launch of a brand new mobile banking application with enhanced speed, advanced security and user friendly features.

The pan African financial institution said the innovative mobile app was developed to demonstrate its commitment to deliver superior and innovative banking solutions to its customers.

The new mobile app which comes with"...

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May 25, 2017

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South African Agro-Processing Companies Showcase at Agro Fair in Iran

The Export Marketing and Investment Assistance Scheme (EMIA) of South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has financially supported South African companies in the agro-processing sector to enable them showcase their products at the International Agricultural Trade Fair in Tehran, Iran.

“The dti is participating for the first time at this exhibition and aims to expose SA agro products to the Iranian and other participating markets,”"...

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May 25, 2017

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GCC Companies See Significant Rise in Fraud and Risk Incidents According to Kroll Global Fraud Report

Fraud, cyber, and security incidents are now the “new normal” for Gulf companies, according to the executives surveyed for the 2016/17 Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report1. The proportion of executives that reported their companies fell victim to fraud in the past year rose significantly to 88%, from 62% in 2015, highlighting the escalating threat to corporate reputation and regulatory compliance. The Gulf region saw the highest rise in fraud incidents of any region across the world.

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May 25, 2017

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Julphar’s Board of Directors Meeting Held on May 18th, 2017

During the meeting held on May 18th 2017, Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries’ Board of Directors released the company’s quarterly results and business achievements for the first three months of the year.

The Board discussed the situation in Middle East and North Africa (MENA), impacted by the environment in the Iraqi, Egyptian and Libyan markets, with the company achieving sales"...

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May 25, 2017

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The Estée Lauder Companies Announces Global Brand Leadership Updates 

Today The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced global leadership updates for the following brands: Aveda, Bobbi Brown, La Mer and Bumble and bumble. These brands are part of the portfolio led by Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Group President. The following changes are effective July 1, 2017:

  • Dominique Conseil, Global Brand President, Aveda, has announced plans to retire. Succeeding Mr. Conseil is Barbara De Laere, who has been appointed Senior Vice President, Global General Manager, Aveda. Ms. De Laere"...

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May 25, 2017

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Koch Supply & Trading, JOVO, MISC, Teekay Marine Solutions Sign Pioneering Deal in LNG Ship-to-Ship Transfer 

Providing another example of its innovative solutions within a developing LNG market, Koch Supply & Trading (KS&T) today announced the completion of the first of multiple and regular ship-to-ship (STS) LNG transfers with private Chinese company JOVO and Malaysian ship owner MISC. The agreement is the first of its kind for KS&T, JOVO and MISC and is the first LNG STS transfer in the Philippines.

With LNG STS transfers traditionally serving"...

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May 25, 2017

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Toshiba Tec Unveils World's First Monochrome Multi-function Peripheral with Erasable Print Capability

Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO:6588) today unveils the world’s first hybrid multi-function peripheral (MFP), the e-STUDIO5008LP series, which prints regular black prints as well as erasable blue prints within one device. The unique and eco-conscious product will be available this July. The e-STUDIO5008LP series, driven by Toshiba Tec's e-BRIDGE Next platform, is the newest addition to the company's state-of-the-art MFP line designed for businesses seeking to operate more ecologically, economically and efficiently. The e-STUDIO5008LP series enables the reuse of paper via Toshiba Tec’s proprietary erasable blue toner that may be erased by the heat of the hybrid MFP or the optional paper reusing device, the e-STUDIO RD301. The system limits paper consumption without restricting prints and reduces costs and the organizations' eco footprint. Businesses often print for temporary needs such as proofreading a document, reviewing an email or reading a fax. In these instances, the e-STUDIO5008LP series provides users the flexibility to select erasable......

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May 25, 2017

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Rockwell Automation CEO Discusses Future of Industrial Internet of Things

Blake Moret, president and CEO of Rockwell Automation, spoke on Internet of Things (IoT) adoption and its impact on industrial productivity, sharing insights with more than 1,200 business leaders at Cisco’s IoT World Forum in London today. As the industry’s only company solely dedicated to industrial automation and information, Rockwell Automation is uniquely positioned to understand the challenges and opportunities associated with harnessing the future of smart manufacturing.

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