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Fourth Industrial Revolution The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Key to the Coronavirus Recovery? The coronavirus pandemic has significantly accelerated the global spread of technologies associated with the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), among them artificial intelligence, internet of things (IoT), big data and blockchain. In sub-Saharan Africa, many now see 4IR as... Luxury Jewelry 7 of the Best Destinations in the World to Buy Jewelry Jewelry makes you look sophisticated and shows off your style. Accessory shopping can be fun anywhere, but it can be even more exciting when you’re traveling. Buying jewelry worldwide allows you to add beautiful pieces to your collection while... UAE Dubai CommerCity Launches Second Edition of MEASA E-commerce Landscape Report Dubai CommerCity (DCC), the first dedicated e-commerce free zone in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), announced the launch of the second edition of ‘MEASA E-Commerce Landscape: B2C Products Edition’. Amna Lootah, Assistant Director General, DAFZA, and... Islamic Finance Bank of Abyssinia Taps Into Path Solutions to Achieve Sharia Compliance and Operational Efficiency Path Solutions, a global provider of AAOIFI-certified software solutions and services for Islamic banks and financial institutions, today announced the signing of a new partnership agreement with Bank of Abyssinia (“BoA”), one of the leading banks in Ethiopia serving... Travel pass Pegasus Airlines is One of the World's First Airlines to Trial the IATA Travel Pass Leading low-cost carrier, Pegasus Airlines, has signed an agreement for the IATA Travel Pass, a mobile application developed by The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and which allows guests to digitally store and manage their health-related certifications required for... Banking Saudi Payments Launches Instant Payments System 'sarie' in Cooperation with IBM and Mastercard Saudi Payments, under the supervision of the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced the launch of Saudi Arabia's instant payments system 'sarie' in cooperation with IBM and Mastercard, the leading technology company in the global payments industry. This collaboration marks...

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Bank of Abyssinia Taps Into Path Solutions to Achieve Sharia Compliance and Operational Efficiency

Path Solutions, a global provider of AAOIFI-certified software solutions and services for Islamic banks and financial institutions, today announced the signing of a new partnership agreement with Bank of Abyssinia (“BoA”), one of the leading banks in Ethiopia serving more than 4.6 Million customers through 580+ branches and Islamic windows. As a new addition to Path Solutions’ fast-growing client base, BoA will be implementing iMAL*IslamicFinancing and iMAL*ProfitCalculationSystem for its Islamic window operations.

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Designer Studio Recognized For Luxury Interior Design

In recent years the Qatar skyline has undertaken a transformation with ground-breaking projects taking their place alongside traditional architecture. From the modern landmarks such as The Torch Doha to the traditional styled Qatar National Library, Qatar is an ever-evolving landscape and amalgamation of contemporary and historic design. A common bond between the two is the need for high end interior designers that are able to marry the contemporary with the classic and create the luxurious interiors that befit the end users lifestyle and requirements.

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Q1 2021

Welcome to the Q1 edition of MEA Markets magazine. Each issue we are devoted to providing you with all of the latest news and features from across the world of business in the Middle East and Africa.

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