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Emirati artist Nujoom Alghanem paints 2,000 faces for her latest show in Sharjah

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Faces are a person’s identity and in those various faces, Emirati artist Nujoom Alghanem has found her creativity. The artist has found her fascination in them as she has painted hundreds of them. These faces have been put together in her latest display –Malamih—Faces Phantoms, Expressions. The exhibition that is taking place at Maraya Art Centre in Sharjah until the end of August, centers on the artist’s perception of human expression, creating visages that are thoughtful, intense, and, at times, eerie or comical. She finds it a natural progression from her interest in the individual and personal narrative, which she has also explored in her previous work, including her film installation ‘Passage’, showcased at the UAE Pavilion of the Venice Biennale in 2019. Over the last two years, Alghanem has diverted her attention to people’s faces with diverse materials and wearing varied expressions, continuing an interest that first began in 2016. According to her estimation, the number of works featured in this show reaches nearly 2,000. Making use of two floors, the exhibition begins on the third floor of the center, wherein arrangements of canvases, ranging in size and shape, have been hung in Petersburg-style. This gives...

Jessica Alba and Zac Efron Take Action in Spy Thriller Trailer for Dubai Tourism

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Mother helps launch new entertainment platform Dubai Presents in campaign directed by Craig GillespieThe spotlight is on Dubai with the launch of a new entertainment platform - Dubai Presents. Jessica Alba and Zac Efron star in this campaign of multiple film genres representing the multiplicity Dubai has to offer. Craig Gillespie (I, TONYA; CRUELLA) directs six hero films showcasing Dubai’s versatility, launching with a high-octane Spy thriller. The films are presented as movie-style trailers, giving a thrilling preview of what time spent in Dubai could entail.Combining solid plots with luscious cinematography, the trailers feature Hollywood A-listers in leading roles with orchestral film scores to build tension. Shot on location in Dubai with the city backdrop acting as the set, the six films will run in digital, cinema and TV media in 27 global markets in 15 languages.The Dubai Presents launch film, Spy, stars Alba and Efron as a sparring couple and plays on the classic spy action genre, featuring dramatic espionage-style sequences with a humorous twist. Taking viewers on a journey through iconic destinations such as Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Al Naseem and overwater restaurant Pierchic, the film explores Dubai’s sophisticated Jumeirah district before heading out on an epic desert...

Webinar Promotes Expo 2020 Dubai As An Ideal Platform For Latin American Companies

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Dubai Chamber’s representative offices in Latin America recently organised a webinar to promote Expo 2020 Dubai as a platform to doing business in Dubai and educate businesspeople from the region about the competitive advantages that the emirate offers.The webinar, titled Webinar: Expo 2020: Your Platform for Doing Business in Dubai, attracted over 600 participants from 20 countries, representing a wide range of sectors, including consulting, manufacturing, government, advertising, retail and financial services.  During the webinar, the heads of Dubai Chamber’s offices in Brazil, Panama and Argentina provided an overview on various Latin American countries’ plans and strategies for Expo 2020 Dubai, as well as their expectations for the mega event.   Addressing participants, Omar Khan, Director of International Offices at Dubai Chamber, said the virtual event offered an ideal platform for Latin American companies to learn about how Expo 2020 Dubai provides businesses a platform to attract investment, forge trade agreements and promote international cooperation.  He noted that as an official partner for Expo 2020 Dubai, Dubai Chamber is focusing its efforts on promoting the mega event in the global arena, engaging with business communities across the region and exploring new avenues of economic cooperation through the Global Business Forum...

Vodafone CEO Wins Ghana Women Of The Year Honours, Technology Category

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vodafone Ghana, Patricia Obo-Nai, has been honoured for her enormous involvement and support for women in the technological field at the Ghana Women of the Year Honours event, which was held at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra.Patricia was named the Technology category winner at the sixth edition of the award which is organized by Glitz Africa. The awards celebrated thirteen Ghanaian indigenous and diaspora women who are making great impact in society.Her citation reads “Your commitment towards female empowerment, diversity and inclusion in the field of technology is admirable. We duly acknowledge your dedicated efforts to support women in your field by setting up of the Women in Technology’ platform as well as Female Engineering Students Sponsorship Programme (FESSP) by Vodafone Ghana to encourage young women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). We celebrate your diligence to empower and nurture women in the technology space to be able to make a significant contribution to our country”. Receiving the award, Patricia said: “I really thank Glitz Africa for this honour, I thank God for this opportunity, I thank my family who have been super supportive. I thank my team at Vodafone Ghana some of...

EGI is committed to building 50,000 housing units in Senegal, including 30,000 units in...

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The Emirates Gate Investment Group (EGI) intends to support the State of Senegal to carry out the 100,000 housing program. Thus, the Minister of Urban Planning and his delegation went to Abu Dhabi to set up a joint program monitoring committee. On this occasion, EGI is committed to building 50,000 housing units in Senegal, including 30,000 units in two years, as part of the 100,000 housing project to reduce Senegal’s deficit in social housing. Senegal will be represented in this Abu Dhabi Accord Monitoring Committee by its Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, by the Director General of Construction and Housing of the Ministry of Urban Planning, Housing and Public hygiene and by the Director General of Cooperation and External Financing of the Ministry of the Economy. The United Arab Emirates will be represented by their Ambassador to Senegal, by the Technical Advisor to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of African Affairs and by a representative of the Emirati Ministry of Economy … . Share this:

UKEF to fund construction of six hospitals in Côte d’Ivoire

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UNICEF and WHO welcome Sierra Leone’s Breast Milk Substitute Act 2021

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Qatar Airways says regulator grounds 13 of its Airbus A350s over surface issue

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Qatar Airways grounds 13 Airbus A350s as fuselage degrading

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UAE Residents Spend the Fourth-Highest Percentage Globally on Rent

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