Monthly Archives: April 2015

S&P Upgrades International General Insurance Company Ltd

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) has upgraded the financial strength ratings for International General Insurance Company Ltd (IGI) to “A-” with a stable outlook. The new rating, which was announced on March 31, 2015, raises the rating to A- from…

Samsung Supports Generations For Peace

Samsung, the global technology giant and TOP Partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), today renewed their regional partnership with Generations For Peace, the only peace-through-sport organisation officially recognised by the IOC, for an eighth year. The renewed commitment is…

A Firm Food Favorite

From modest beginnings in Jordan more than 25 years ago, Al Nabil Food Industries Company has grown to become one of the biggest producers of frozen and chilled food in the Kingdom. By Dina al-Wakeel and Jane Hosking Following the…

Going Global with Globitel

Since helping lay the foundations of Jordan’s technology industry, Globitel has steadily expanded its reach into international markets. By Elisa Oddone Starting with voicemail services in 1996, Jordanian telecom solutions provider Globitel has evolved into a regional tech leader with…

Five Factors for Success

If you want your MENA e-commerce venture to thrive, it needs five key factors. By Khaldoon Tabaza In the rush to create the next big online success story in the MENA region, it’s useful for our industry to pause and…