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Egypt: Nation Extends Its Expertise to Train Human Cadres in Kenya

Egypt is ready to extend its expertise to Kenya in the IT sector, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohamed Salem has said. Egypt will also help Kenya establish smart villages and implement programs aimed at preparing human cadres in this vital sector, added Salem during a meeting with visiting Kenyan Minister of Information and Communications Samuel Poghisio. The step …

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Texas A&M at Qatar to host World Congress on Engineering Education 2013

  Global engineering education congress to take place in January 2013. DOHA, Qatar – Texas A&M University at Qatar has announced that it will host the World Congress on Engineering Education 2013 (WCEE 2013) from 7 – 9 Jan. 2013. The congress will provide a forum for researchers, engineers and academics from all over the world to present and disseminate …

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Qatar is investing $125 billion on construction & energy projects

10 Smart cities projects already underway The Qatari government driven by its Vision 2030 plan, has committed over US$140 billion for investment, infrastructure and expansion in a wide range of sectors, including energy, health, education, transport, infrastructure and tourism.  The government recently announced a US$125bn spending plan for construction and energy projects. This includes spending for the 2022 World Cup …

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Arab researchers welcome online research database

[AMMAN] Scientists in the Arabic-speaking world have welcomed the launch of a subscription service by an online academic database of scientific and intellectual research in the region. The database, called E-Marefa, was launched last month (9 January) and is being overseen by the Jordan-based firm Knowledge World Company for Digital Content. It aims to provide Arab companies and scientists access to research …

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Biotech incubator launched for Arab researchers

Veterinary medicine will be one of the fields to benefit from the incubator Flickr-US National Archives [ABU DHABI] A biotechnology incubator aimed at supporting Arab researchers has been established following the signing earlier this month (13 February) of a two-year agreement between Abu Dhabi University and the medical research and product development company AccuVis Bio. The incubator, a first for …

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Egypt’s science city to spawn national research network

[CAIRO] Egypt is to establish a network of universities and research centres that will collaborate with the country’s planned US$2 billion science city, which is scheduled to open its doors to students in September 2012.

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United Arab Emirates: Education is a critical asset

The second Horasis Global Arab Business Meeting took place in Ras al Khaimah over 9 -10th October. It was opened by His Highness Shaikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, who called upon Arab businesses to look for innovation and invest in knowledge.  In this he follows an old line of …

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Saudi Arabia: 7 new colleges approved by King Abdullah

JEDDAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has approved seven new colleges including two medical colleges, Higher Education Minister Khaled Al-Anqari announced on Monday. The new colleges will be established in Tabuk (college of business) Hail (business of administration), Baha (college of computer science and information technology), Hafr Al-Baten (college of business administration) and Asyah, Qassim (college of …

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Abu Dhabi set to build 47 new private schools

UAE- Abu Dhabi will soon be opening up to 47 brand new private schools to cater for its growing private sector education needs.

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Abu Dhabi Science Festival to engage over 500 university students

The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) has partnered with five universities to engage over 500 higher education students as ‘Science Communicators’ in the Abu Dhabi Science Festival

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