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Social start-ups in Abu Dhabi get a boost

Social start-ups in Abu Dhabi get a boost

Initiatives are underway to grow the social sector in Abu Dhabi. The Ma’an Authority for Social Contribution was established to support the development of innovative solutions for social challenges. Ma’an, which means ‘togetherness’ in Arabic, brings together government, private sector …

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10 ways to take the weekend by storm

10 ways to take the weekend by storm

We can hardly believe it either, but the weekend is here and we can’t wait to have some fun.  With live music, cultural performances, pool parties, film screenings and more, there’s plenty on our doorstep to keep us busy over …

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Digital literacy is becoming a priority among youth

Digital literacy is becoming a priority among youth

Learning skills for the future and empowering youth are on the agenda following a landmark grant from a technology giant for an Abu Dhabi Government organisation. Launched earlier this year, Maharat min Google, run by Google MENA, is an Arabic-language …

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Year of Zayed paves way for tolerance

Year of Zayed paves way for tolerance

“No matter how many buildings, foundations, schools and hospitals we build, or how many bridges we raise, all these are material entities. The real spirit behind progress is the human spirit, the able man with his intellect and capabilities.” These …

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This is how you make the most of winter

This is how you make the most of winter

You don’t need us to tell you that the temperature is dropping. We’re just here to tell you all about the cool activities and events that come hand-in-hand with the season. Winter in Abu Dhabi is a hot topic: when …

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How can you help refugees across the world?

How can you help refugees across the world?

Today, there are over 68 million people forcibly displaced across the globe, including 25 million refugees, half of whom are children, according to statistics from the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. It’s a situation that’s highlighted every September during International …

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These charity initiatives embrace the spirit of Ramadan

These charity initiatives embrace the spirit of Ramadan

The giving spirit of Ramadan is off to a generous start with the launch of a number of philanthropic initiatives to help those less fortunate, both in the UAE and overseas. In honour of the Year of Zayed, the Emirates …

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8 events you don’t want to miss this weekend

8 events you don’t want to miss this weekend

There are times when a quiet weekend is called for, but when the weather is this beautiful, who could stay cooped up indoors? Soak up the last of the spring sunshine and enjoy a fun weekend with you family and …

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How to upgrade a dull holiday with an adrenaline rush

How to upgrade a dull holiday with an adrenaline rush

Whether you’ve completed every sports event in Abu Dhabi and need a new challenge or want to see another city in a unique way, combine your love of fitness and travel with these destination sporting events If your idea of …

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This hotel has made an outstanding contribution to child cancer

This hotel has made an outstanding contribution to child cancer

A Garden City hotel is putting its best foot forward to support the Year of Zayed with a community charity event for a good cause On 16th March, Al Ain Rotana will join forces with UAE Red Crescent and Mediclinic …

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