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Asamoah Gyan from Ghana Found Guilty of Having ‘Unethical Hair’ by UAE Football Association

Asamoah Gyan from Ghana Found Guilty of Having ‘Unethical Hair’ by UAE Football Association

Asamoah Gyan has been found guilty of having ‘unethical hair’ under United Arab Emirates Football Association guidelines. The 31-year-old, who is currently on loan at Arabian Gulf League side Al-Ahbi from Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai SIPG, has recently returned from the African Cup of Nations in Gabon where he was representing Ghana. Gyan, who […]

United Arab Emirates seeks to build human settlement on Mars by 2117

United Arab Emirates seeks to build human settlement on Mars by 2117

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has unveiled a new project that aims to establish the first inhabitable human settlement in Mars by 2117. The initiative called “Mars 2117 Project” was announced on Tuesday by  Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and Vice President of the UAE,  on the sidelines of the […]

World’s longest commercial flight lands in New Zealand after a 16-hour flight

World’s longest commercial flight lands in New Zealand after a 16-hour flight

The world’s longest commercial flight landed in New Zealand Monday with the arrival of Qatar Airways’s 14,535-kilometer (9,032-mile) Doha-Auckland service, the airline announced. “We have officially landed in Auckland,” the airline tweeted as flight QR920 landed at 7.25 a.m. (1825 GMT Sunday), five minutes ahead of schedule after a 16-hour 23-minute flight. The long-range Boeing […]

Flydubai announces 14.4% passenger growth to 10.4 million and profit of AED 31.6 million

Flydubai announces 14.4% passenger growth to 10.4 million and profit of AED 31.6 million

Flydubai has today announced its Full-Year Results for 2016 reporting a profit of AED 31.6 million (USD 8.6 million). It has reported total revenue of AED 5 billion (USD 1.37 billion) an increase of 2.4% compared to the same period last year. The stronger second half, driven by increased passenger numbers, was impacted by downward […]

United Arab Emirates – Morocco deal to hold Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), Africa Chapter, in Marrakesh from 29-31 October 2017

United Arab Emirates – Morocco deal to hold Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), Africa Chapter, in Marrakesh from 29-31 October 2017

Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO of Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) Organizing Committee, signed today a strategic MoU with HE Ahmed Akhchichine, President of Marrakech-Safi region, Kingdom of Morocco to organise Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) – Africa Chapter, in Marrakesh on 29-31 October 2017 under the theme “The Future Investment Landscape of Africa: Sustainable Investment through Innovation […]

‘President Robert Mugabe Renting U.S. $500,000 Dubai Villa’

‘President Robert Mugabe Renting U.S. $500,000 Dubai Villa’

THE legal dispute over the botched purchase of a US$1,35 million diamond ring between the First Lady Grace Mugabe and Lebanese businessman Jamal Ahmed, has opened a can of worms amid revelations that the Mugabes are paying up to US$500 000 annually in rentals for an upmarket villa in Emirates Hills, Dubai. The rentals translate […]

Africa Business Forum in Addis Ababa on the 1st of March 2017:10 million views join Africa’s largest network of CEO’s

Africa Business Forum in Addis Ababa on the 1st of March 2017:10 million views join Africa’s largest network of CEO’s

A global community of 10,000 professionals, 20,000 registered international companies, 60,000 social media followers. 10 million views join Africa’s largest network of CEO’s The panel topics at the 5th Africa Business Forum represent the areas of Finance & Capital Investment, ICT, Agriculture & Mining, Power & Energy, Consumer Goods & General Trade, Logistics & Aviation, […]

SGI Dubai to bring about revolutionary changes to Africa’s signage sector

SGI Dubai to bring about revolutionary changes to Africa’s signage sector

International Expo Consults (IEC) part of Falak Holding, organisers of the SGI Dubai show are confident of catering to the needs of the print and signage industry in the African region. The latest technology being showcased by global and regional brands will add to the industry’s growth in Africa. The SGI Dubai 2017 show would […]

Flydubai participates in Dubai Tourism’s first-ever East Africa roadshow

Flydubai participates in Dubai Tourism’s first-ever East Africa roadshow

Dubai-based airline flydubai is participating in Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing’s (Dubai Tourism) first-ever East Africa roadshow joining 14 Dubai-based partners in showcasing a wide range of services and upcoming attractions. flydubai will take part in the road show in Kampala on 24 August, where it will then continue to Dar es Salaam […]

ShowMax expands internet TV service to sub-Saharan Africa

ShowMax expands internet TV service to sub-Saharan Africa

ShowMax, the internet TV service launched in August 2015, has expanded its footprint to 36 additional countries across sub-Saharan Africa. In total, ShowMax now supplies subscription video on demand services to 65 countries worldwide. ShowMax has officially launched internet TV services to 36 countries across sub-Saharan Africa. The company originally launched in August 2015 with […]

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