South Africa is in mourning after news that their former leader, and equal rights icon Nelson Mandela has sadly passed after an extended battle with a lung infection and other conditions. Mandela was 95 and had been receiving long-term...
Project name: Thanks for the Colour! Project scope: 95 Portraits in 95 Days. Project goal: 95th Birthday Gift to Mr Nelson Mandela. Project Artist: Salli van Druten. JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (25 July 2013) - Portrait artist, Salli van Druten, grew up knowing only an...
Latest media reports suggest that Qatar-backed telecom group Ooredoo has pulled out of the bidding process for Vivendi’s 53 per cent stake in Maroc Telecom. As a result, Etisalat is now the only company bidding for the stake. Ooredoo, formerly...
Nile dams. The Nile River Basin Initiative can provide clean power to 375 million East African citizens. East Africa population may exceed 760 million people by 2030 (currently it is 375 million) – while Egypt’s population could exceed 140 million...
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"Huge Opportunity for African Aviation" -- IATA Annual General Meeting 2013 The International Air Transport Association 2013 (IATA) opened its 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Cape Town, South Africa today. The meeting kicked-off with...
A source close to the bidding process has revealed that Gulf telecom operator Etisalat has offered a higher bid for Vivendi’s Maroc Telecom stake. Etisalat was competing against Qatari bidder Ooredoo for Vivendi’s 53 per cent shareholding in Maroc Telecom....
  An African government official says African countries view Dubai as a role model city in terms of developing sustainable policies and strategies. These remarks were made by Victoire Ndikumana Minister of Trade, Industry, Posts and Tourism for Burundi, on the...
The UAE has played an important role in providing development of infrastructure and logistical support in humanitarian relief operations in Somalia. UAE is one of the key donors of charitable and development aid to Somalia. It officially supports the...
Several wealthy Gulf investors, including Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) are eyeing lucrative opportunities in various sectors of South Sudan. Speaking to Gulf News, Eric Essigner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Capital Limited, said that the “youngest” country in...