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Graduates level up

Graduates level up

The inaugural class of the twofour54 Gaming Academy celebrated cap-and-gown style earlier this week. Eight students took part in a 16-month game development course run in partnership with Ubisoft and more than half will be pursuing internships or full time …

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Grand Mosque expecting huge iftar crowds

Grand Mosque expecting huge iftar crowds

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (SZGMC) is anticipating 700,000 visitors during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The country’s largest mosque has erected a number of iftar tents in the lower gardens, with the expectations that up to 25,000 fasters will …

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Etihad arranges for charity iftar

Etihad arranges for charity iftar

More than 3,500 labourers are to benefit from a charity iftar later this month, organised by Etihad Airways. The iftar will be held at the Workers’ Village in Musaffah on 26th July from 5pm to 7pm and has been arranged by the Etihad …

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Boost for kids’ education

Boost for kids’ education

The UAE Project to Assist Pakistan, has opened a new school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as part of the UAE’s efforts to boost educational development in the province. The Haryati School in Kalam village will educate 225 male and female students …

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Crackdown on street beggars

Crackdown on street beggars

Abu Dhabi Police has launched a new initiative in a bid to cut down on begging across the streets of the capital during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Police said their prevalence noticeably increases before and during Ramadan and other …

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Wimbledon champ Murray set for ace Abu Dhabi return

Wimbledon champ Murray set for ace Abu Dhabi return

Game, Set, Rematch! 2013 Wimbledon winner Andy Murray will have a chance to defend his victory over Novak Djokovic in the capital later this year at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship. Announced earlier this week, Murray is the second player, …

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Abu Dhabi basketballer set to ‘Rock’ the States

Abu Dhabi basketballer set to ‘Rock’ the States

Abu Dhabi resident Zack Bajric is celebrating winning the King of the Rock 2013 UAE one-on-one basketball final. The Serbian Canadian basketballer is now busy training for the King of the Rock world finals, to be held on Alcatraz Island, …

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Star set for smashing return

Star set for smashing return

World No.1 Novak Djokovic, will return to the capital for the third year running at this year’s Mubadala World Tennis Championship. The annual tournament, which sees six of the world’s top players battle it out across three days at the Abu …

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Al Yasmina School

Al Yasmina School

This week students at Al Yasmina School were busy adding the final touches to life-sized camel models. The painting project was organised by a team of artistic teachers and pupils as part of Enterprise Week. It’s hoped that the colourful …

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Chilling message for port workers from government

Chilling message for port workers from government

The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced its measures to protect workers from heat-related illnesses over the summer months. The ADPC is implementing the UAE Ministry of Labour’s Beat the Heat message in their ports, in addition to launching …

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