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6 hours deserts receive more energy we consumes in a year

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DESTERTEC s a global civil society initiative aiming to shape a sustainable future. It is a non-profit foundation that grew out of a network of scientists, politicians and economists, who together developed the DESERTEC Concept. All kinds of renewables will be used in the DESERTEC Concept, but the sun-rich deserts of the world play a special role: within six hours,…

Mindset, A MenaApps company, is hosting a workshop at the SME Congress

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Rana Samara and her team, one of the great companies at MenaAppps, will be participating at the SME Congress. If you are in Abu Dhabi make sure you stop by their booth and see some of the great work they are doing! Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are a vital part of the UAE economy,…

Facebook 56 million in the Arab world

Facebook brought into prominence on Tuesday that it has 56 million active users in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), where activists used the social media network to organize Arab Spring rebellion. In fact, Facebook regional chief Jonathan Labin told a news conference in Dubai while noting a significant increase in the number of people connecting from mobile devices, that half…

Daily chart: Sticky fingers

I am impressed with the number of articles lately about corruption and facilitation fees. As I started to explore these issues about 5 years ago I ran into a complicated issue of something as simple as the definition. It is one thing to exchange cash for access or speed up services but how does quantify the corruption of friends…

Arab women entrepreneurs: Untraditional choice

Everyone is quick to assume that either all MENA (Middle East and North Africa) entrepreneurs are men and that the women entrepreneurs would be doing soft things that impact investing likes both would be wrong. Women are the leaders in the Middle East tech revolution, which when compared to the male dominated Silicon Valley is…

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