April 25, 2017


Algeria, UAE space agencies sign MoU on exchange of expertise

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed in Algiers between the Algerian and Emirati space agencies for boosting cooperation and exchange of expertise in this matter.

The MoU was inked by General Manager of the Algerian Space Agency Azeddine Oussedik and President of the UAE Space Agency Khalifa Al-Romaithi, during a ceremony chaired by Minister for Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel.


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April 25, 2017


ABB and IBM Partner in Industrial Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Replace first paragraph: ABB and IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB’s industry leading digital offering, ABB Ability, with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities to unlock new value for customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure.

Customers will benefit from ABB’s deep domain knowledge and extensive portfolio of digital solutions combined with IBM’s"...

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April 25, 2017


Fasten Your Seatbelt as LIVE! by GL Events is Taking Dubai by Storm

Dubai event landscape is prone to become far more interesting, as world-renown event agency Live! by GL events launched their new division in the metropol of the Persian Gulf.

Live! by GL events is about to ruffle some feathers in the Middle East event landscape, as the new UAE region office has recently opened their doors. From major gala events to marketing activations, international summits, worldwide"...

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April 20, 2017


Sellal inaugurates industrial refining sugar complex in Tafraoui

Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal inaugurated Wednesday an industrial complex of sugar refining in the business park of Tafraoui, in the sub-prefecture of Oued Tlelat.

With a refining capacity of 700,000 tonnes per year, this project, initiated by the “Groupe Berrahal,” was budgeted as part of a private investment at DZD12 billion.

The complex will ensure the"...

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April 11, 2017


Nigeria: Abuja to Test Run Light Rail Service Mid-November – Minister

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Muhammad Bello, has said ‎the contractor handling the Abuja Rail Mass Transit is expected to complete work on the project by October while the FCT Administration will commence the test run of the Rail Mass Transit by the middle of November 2017

Mr. Bello, made this disclosure while receiving a delegation of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN, led by its President, Tomilola Akingbogun,"...

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April 9, 2017


Mauritius’ Construction Sector to Grow by 7% in 2017 – Prime Minister

Mauritius’ construction sector is set to be stimulated with a planned injection of Rs 130 billion in public infrastructure projects resulting in a seven per cent growth this year.

This was disclosed yesterday by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, at the opening of a workshop on ‘The Construction Industry"...

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March 26, 2017


Video Release: HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates 200MW Second Phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The project reflects a new era in the excellence and leadership of the UAE, as it increases the share of clean and renewable energy. The inauguration coincided with the International Day of Happiness.


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March 26, 2017


The First Group Showcases Unparalleled Opportunities in Dubai’s Booming Property Sector to Chinese Investors

Leading developer The First Group is showcasing the unrivalled opportunities in Dubai’s property market to Chinese investors at this week’s Dubai Property Show in Shanghai. The British-owned firm, which is one of Dubai’s most respected international hotel & property developers, is presenting its portfolio of more than a dozen existing and up-and-coming UAE-based properties at the event. Best known for its collection of highly popular aparthotels in Dubai, The First Group has more recently forged a successful path developing landmark, upscale hotels in the emirate. The First Group currently has four hotel properties under development in Dubai, which will be managed by world-class operators and corporate partners Wyndham Hotel Group and Millennium & Copthorne Hotels. Millennium Place Business Bay, Millennium Place JVT Dubai, Ramada Plaza JVC and The One Dubai Marina, all of which are scheduled to open before 2020, will expand The First Group’s hotel portfolio to five properties. The firm’s first hotel, Wyndham Dubai Marina, opened......

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