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LONDON - Thursday, August 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The IBC Conference is an unrivalled global destination for networking, discussion and debate, presenting a mix of visionary keynotes, panel discussions and master classes with the most influential thought-leaders and innovators in their fields. With the rapid convergence of broadcast, IT and telecoms, this year’s conference theme ‘The Future of Media in an Age of Disruption’ provides the forum to explore new strategies, gain insight into business disruptors, chart future technological progress and examine how the industry can seize the new opportunities being created by the explosive growth in the consumption of TV and video content on smartphones, tablets and laptops.

Each day of the conference will address the myriad issues facing the industry, prefaced by a keynote address that will set the stage. Attracting top-level executives, technical experts and visionaries from over 170 co ... Read more »

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Provides Operational Update on its West and East Africa Operations

HOUSTON - Wednesday, August 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy or the Company) (NYSE MKT: ERN) announced today financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The Company has filed its Form 10-Q for the second quarter 2015 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Second Quarter 2015 Highlights:

    Tied in the Oyo-7 and Oyo-8 wells;
    Gross production of more than 450,000 barrels of oil;
    Significant progress made on the technical evaluation of ESWT block in Ghana;
    Extended exploration period on The Gambia blocks A2 and A5 through 2018; and
    Application made to move to next phase of exploration of onshore Kenya blocks L1B and L16.

“Erin Energy continued to build momentum during the second qua ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, August 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Department of Community Police at the Abu Dhabi Police have concluded the home protection campaign to protect homeowners from thefts during the summer months. The Department of Community Police launched the campaign last month as part of the annual outreach program that aims to provide a culture of security and prevention against negative behaviors and procedures.

Major Bahyan Hamad Al Ameri, Chief of the Community Police Affairs Section in Abu Dhabi, noted that the campaign was included in the annual security awareness program prepared by the Community Awareness Section. The program was designed based on the results of a statistical survey that was conducted across various geographical locations; and on a number of reports that police stations received which reflected a number of issues that required further attention.

“Many citizens and residents spend their summer vacatio ... Read more »

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Strategic Procurement Platform Maximizes Procurement Effectiveness, Value Creation and Innovation

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, August 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Tejari, the strategic procurement company, has released BravoAdvantage, its next-generation procurement platform that enables organizations to generate more value, influence innovation and reduce risk across the supply chain.  Unlike traditional spend management and procure-to-pay solutions, BravoAdvantage’s unique  approach integrates supplier lifetime value throughout the entire strategic procurement process providing the visibility, insight and transparency needed to power and improve every procurement initiative and decision, from demand to contract.

“Spend Matters has long recognized Tejari as a customer-centric provider with substantial size and global reach,” said Jason Busch, the managing director at Azul Partners and founder of Spend Matters.  “The ... Read more »

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LONDON. - Wednesday, August 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The IBC Leaders’ Summit is an exclusive invitation-only event for over 150 European and MENA leaders of the electronic media and entertainment industry. Now in its fifth year, it blends penetrating insights from influential speakers with independent and exclusive research, this year provided by research partner IBM Institute for Business Value, and the collaborative participation of C-level delegates in a day-long event that informs and shapes future strategy.

This year’s topic is, ‘Leading Through a Changing Media Ecosystem’, and once more journalist and noted broadcaster Andrew Neil will anchor the interlocked sessions at the summit. He will help guide the closed-door discussions as many of the top strategists deciding the future of the industry grapple with the unprecedented level of change that technological progress and evolving consumer behaviours are demanding.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, August 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, expressed his heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy to the families of First Corporal Khalid Mohammed Abdulla Al Shehhi and First Corporal Fahim Saeed Ahmed Al Habsi. The martyrs gave their lives while serving their nation, as part of the armed forces participation in the “Restoring Hope” operation, as part of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition to support the government of Yemen.

His Highness Sheikh Saif visited today the home of Khalid Al Shehhi’s family in Ras Al khaimah, and the home of Fahim Al Habsi’s family in Al Burairat area, to offer his condolences and sympathy to family of the martyr. His Highness prayed for God Almighty to bestow his mercy upon the deceased and to rest them in eternal peace; and to provide patience and solace for the family as they bear such a loss. ... Read more »

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 Funding supports global efforts to strengthen communities, promote well-being, and protect our environment

ATLANTA - Tuesday, August 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Foundation awarded $26.2 million USD to 74 community organizations during the first half of 2015. These grants will benefit more than 90 million people across 76 countries, and are focused on The Coca-Cola Company’s core sustainability priorities - women, water and well-being.

“As a global company operating in more than 200 countries, Coca-Cola is part of a large and diverse community and we are proud to support the well-being of the communities where we live and work,” said Lisa M. Borders, Chair, The Coca-Cola Foundation and Vice President, Global Community Affairs. “By working with local organizations, we are helping to find solutions to the global challenges we collectively face.”

During the first half of 2015, the Foundation ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, August 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During the 11th Knowledge Forum, the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) emphasized the need to utilize the experiences of the EU’s law enforcement agency, Europol, in the application and development of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Police. The forum was held at the Police Headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, stressed that the GCC Police aim to support and strengthen security coordination operations and information exchange among police authorities in member states. He said that the objective was to enhance security and fight crime under one unified vision.

“The role of the GCC Police is to provide the required security-related information based on the results of the analysis of the shared data,” said Maj. Gen. Dr. Al Nuaimi.  &ld ... Read more »

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