Friday , 22 February 2019

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HP and Dubai Cares launch recycling campaign to provide children with access to education

HP contributes 5 Dhs to joint Reinvent Hope campaign for each ink cartridge recycled across the UAE Dubai: HP has launched a new campaign, in partnership with Dubai Cares, titled ‘Reinvent Hope’, which aims to provide vulnerable children and young people with access to quality education, while addressing the region’s growing e-waste challenges. Aligned with HP’s global ambition of enabling …

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Ukraine, UAE to cooperate in area of education

Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates will start to elaborate a new memorandum on cooperation in the area of education. The corresponding agreements were reached between Ukrainian Education and Science Minister Lilia Hrynevych and Minister of Education of the United Arab Emirates Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, the press service of Ukraine’s Education and Science Ministry reports. “Almost all successful …

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Five Women Scientists in Developing Countries win 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards

Early-career researchers living and working in Bangladesh, Bolivia, the Gambia, Nepal and Palestine have been recognized for their work in the biological sciences Five researchers have been named winners of the 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for their research in the biological sciences. The winning scholars from Bangladesh, Bolivia, the Gambia, Nepal and …

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Oracle’s Flagship Conference arrives in Dubai Technology showcase will usher in the autonomous future

Heralded as the industry’s most important business and technology show, Oracle OpenWorld has for the first time taken place in Dubai on 11 and 12 Feb 2019 Heralded as the industry’s most important business and technology show, Oracle OpenWorld has for the first time taken place in Dubai on 11 and 12 February 2019. Oracle has welcomed more than 6000 …

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RTA inks MoU with Skyway Greentech to develop Sky Pod Network

The signing of the MoU is part of RTA efforts to come up with futuristic solutions to beat traffic congestion through the development of Sky Pods using Sky Pod technology. Roads and Transport Authority – Inas Nabil Souleiman Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Skyway Greentech Company; one of the pioneering developers …

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Release of the IMF Departmental Paper on Scaling up Access to Finance for Small and Medium Enterprise in the Middle East and North Africa

Discussions will focus on how small and medium-sized enterprise financial inclusion is at the core of the economic diversification, growth, and job creation challenges many countries are facing The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will launch its departmental paper entitled Scaling up Access to Finance for SMEs in MENA in a seminar which will take placeat the American University in Cairo, …

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Talel Kamel to lead Collins Aerospace in the Middle East and Africa

Talel Kamel has been named vice president Customer & Account Management for Collins Aerospace in the Middle East and Africa Talel Kamel has been named vice president Customer & Account Management for Collins Aerospace in the Middle East and Africa to further increase the company’s focus and footprint in the region and deliver higher value to customers. Customer & Account …

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What not to miss at UAE Innovation Month 2019: Sharjah urban planning council’s Sharjah Interactive Map

Unveiling tomorrow (Friday) at Sharjah Innovation Week An interactive map of Sharjah with precise locations or ‘hot spots’ of all major tourist, cultural and business attractions in the emirate, that will respond when a user moves the mouse over them to offer more effective navigational assistance will be unveiled by Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) tomorrow (Friday) at University City …

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New startup mentorship programme aims to foster UAE-Africa cooperation

Dubai Chamber to host first-ever Chamberthon during Africa Tech Summit in Rwanda this week where startups will build a framework for a new mentorship programme Global Business Forum Mentorship Programme pairs innovative UAE and African startups with mentors who can provide valuable expertise, support and guidance Kigali, Rwanda: Startups from the UAE and Africa will participate in the first-ever Chamberthon …

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Coding drive reaches 1mln people

1,025,971 participants completed courses in the MakeCode, JavaScript, and Python programming languages The Misk Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic foundation, recorded more than one million participants in the second edition of Saudi Codes, the largest initiative of its kind ever held in the Saudi Arabia, at an event in Riyadh. The courses in the MakeCode, JavaScript, and Python programming languages were …

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