#World

Investors Optimistic On Africa

More than one in two institutional investors see Africa as an attractive region to invest in over the next decade.

RIM CEOs Step Down

Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis are replaced as Google and Apple take BlackBerry market share.

Facebook Extends Sharing Service

The social networking site will now let users know what their friends are doing on other sites.

ME Witnesses E-Commerce Boom

Online shopping is surging in the Middle East as local buyers get comfortable using credit cards over the internet.

MENA CIOs Enter Boardrooms

Gulf techies are way ahead of their global peers says IBM, as the MENA region pushes for fast growth.

Arabs Target Mining Sector

The region is doubling its mineral production with the aim of creating jobs and digging up new profits.

Gulf Banks Shut Out US Clients

Obama’s intrusive regulations are simply too much trouble.

OPEC Secretary General El-Badri

The Secretary General holds the keys to the world’s oil supply as the global economy teeters in the balance.

GCC Flinches At Debt Crisis

The region’s deepest insecurities have once again been exposed by another crisis to emerge from the US and eurozone economies.

Drake & Scull Pushes Into Asia

Amid the Dubai real estate meltdown, UAE contractor Drake & Scull International is chasing growth in Saudi Arabia and Asia.

Counterfeiting: A Dangerous Game

As the region drowns in fake goods, fraudster gangs are endangering the local economy, creativity and safety.

MENA Healthcare Soars

The regional pharmaceutical and healthcare industry is set to boom with a new $125 billion investment injection.