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African beekeeping stops mites wiping out hives

By SciDev.Net – Inga Vesper Traditional African beekeeping methods offer better protection against hive-destroying varroa mites than pesticides which, according to a study, are losing their potency. The mites, which attach to bees and suck their body fluids, are increasingly resistant to pyrethroids, according to a study, published yesterday in PLOS One. The research shows that genetic mutations are enabling …

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Monster Employment Index: Healthcare is the fastest growing occupation in the Kingdom; HR & Admin shows strong potential for growth

Demand for HR and Admin professionals showed 4% increase in April 2016, as compared to the same time last year, with strong potential for further growth Saudi Arabia is creating strong employment opportunities for Healthcare, HR &Admin and Sales and Business Development professionals, as shown by the latest Monster Employment Index. Demand for healthcare professionals has been growing tremendously over …

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The Kingdom of Bahrain Wins the “Global Best to Invest Award” In the Middle East & Africa

Economic Development Board – Bahrain has been honored at the eighth annual “Global Best to Invest Awards”, which has recognized the Kingdom as the top country to invest in per capita in the Middle East & Africa. The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 1st among four GCC countries, with the UAE ranked 2nd, Saudi Arabia ranked 4th and Oman 5th. The …

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The Dubai Green Economy Partnership showcases the efforts from the Public and Private sector to enhance the level of low-carbon and sustainable development

Latest Green Leadership Series Discusses Outcomes of Paris Agreement and its Impact on Public- Private Partnerships in the UAE. Dubai United Arab Emirates – In line with the UAE’s signing of the Paris Agreement at the Climate Conference COP21, the latest edition of Dubai Green Leadership Series (GLS) organized by Dubai Science Park and Dubai Green Economy Partnership discussed ways …

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Orange launches 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize, which …

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DHA offers 400 jobs for Emirati national at Careers UAE 2016

DHA is offering 400 jobs in the fields of nursing, medicine, as well as administrative and medical supporting jobs. Currently DHA has reached 100 per cent in the Emiratization of top leadership management and 80 per cent Emiratization in supervisory positions. Currently 77.4 per cent of DHA’s Emirati employees are female and 22.6 per cent male, showing the authority’s commitment …

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DarkMatter CEO, Faisal Al Bannai forecasts that future success of nations will be based on cyber security resilience

Faisal Al Bannai is a featured speaker at the prestigious .GOV Awards in Dubai. Abu Dhabi and Dubai – DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, will be addressing the requirement to add resilience to digital infrastructure in order for Dubai to achieve the ambition of becoming the smartest city in the world by 2017. During his …

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Emirates Insolaire targets sales of 50,000 square metres of solar glass during 2016

Company sees strong growth potential in energy-efficiency on skyscrapers. Emirates Insolaire LLC, a pioneer in the development of new solar technologies and a joint venture of Dubai Investments PJSC and SwissINSO Holding Inc., is expecting sales of 50,000 square metres of solar glass during 2016 amidst rising demand for sustainable, energy-efficient solar technology across the globe. The company, which offers …

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GE and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Partner with Social Entrepreneurs to Improve Maternal and Child Health Outcomes in Africa

Selected social entrepreneurs from Nigeria Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, South Africa and Angola will be taken through a detailed training programme GE (NYSE: GE) (GE.com) and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have announced a partnership that focuses on training and mentoring social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The program enables …

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‘UAE Smart Cloud’ project hosts ‘Khadamati’ smart app

Services provided by federal government entities now accessible via cloud computing services. UAE – The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced that ‘Khadamati,’ the one-stop-shop smart portal for federal entities seeking access to all types of government services, has become the first smart application to be hosted and made available through the UAE’s cloud computing project. Under ‘UAE Smart Cloud’, …

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