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January 30, 2019 | by: Emmanuel Igbinoba

The Dantatas, the Dangotes and a bid to transform Nigeria’s downstream oil industry

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the founder of Dangote Group of Companies, is easy to write headlines about; not only has he been named as Africa's richest man for the 7th year in a row, but has also made

January 14, 2019 | by: Muhab Wahby

Silk City, Kuwait: a key staging post on the New Silk Road?

A recent flurry of meetings between officials from Kuwait and China has prompted speculation that Kuwait may be pivoting away from their alliance with the United States, and instead have opted to

November 15, 2018 | by: Emmanuel Igbinoba

Sub Saharan Africa | 2017 Fastest Growing SMEs

In our series, looking at the top performers across SSA, we go to the SME-segment of the market and recognise the fastest growing companies.

November 13, 2018 | by: Emmanuel Igbinoba

Sub Saharan Africa | 2017 Best Performing Companies

In anticipation of what 2018 will prove in the battle of the brands, we take a look at the best performers in 2017.  Four key metrics were used: liquidity, solvency, return on assets and profit

November 6, 2018 | by: Emmanuel Igbinoba

Gulf investments in West Africa

Despite being historically Africa's earliest trading partner, news of the Middle East region's more recent investments into the continent have sometimes been pushed into the margins by

May 29, 2018 | by: Noura Ramli

The case for consolidation within the UAE

Scale. Efficiencies. Strategic fit…some of the reasons often given for a merger, JV or other form of strategic partnership between companies. The spate of high-profile mergers in the UAE in recent

May 6, 2018 | by: Tareef Howe

To be a (business)woman in Saudi Arabia

 

 
January 19, 2018 | by: Patrick Lord

The Saudi corruption purge in 5 charts and tables

Mohammed bin Salman’s crackdown on corruption briefly reappeared on the radar of international media outlets this week with the news that Prince Muteb bin Abdullah, previously head of the Saudi

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  • Andreas Bjorklund
    Focus: Iran
    Role: Business Analyst
    Oxford,UK

    Andreas is an editor at Diligencia and has previously..

  • Aseel Saif
    Focus: Middle East
    Role: Business Analyst
    Oxford,UK

    Aseel, a master’s graduate of Middle East..

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    Focus: Quality Assurance
    Role: Data Quality Manager
    Oxford, UK

    Asma is our gatekeeper on quality at..

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    Focus: Customer Experience
    Role: Regional Head MENA
    Dubai,UAE

    Heading up the Diligencia office in..

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