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Awesome father and son tackle a triathlon every day

Awesome father and son tackle a triathlon every day

Seven triathlons, across seven emirates, in seven days. That’s the arduous goal for a dedicated father and son fitness team. Nick Watson and his son Rio, 15, are no strangers to working up a sweat. The Watsons – better known as …

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Are these the best amateur musicians in Abu Dhabi?

Are these the best amateur musicians in Abu Dhabi?

The 12 finalists for the third edition of Talentology at Mushrif Mall have been revealed. Making it to the final round are Tarah Retnaraj, Jasryl Mignonette Salvador, Vishnu Badrinath, Danisha Keyla Azzahra, Ella Etemovic McKean and Charles Henry A Llandelar …

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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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Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

The young generation is set to play a pivotal role in helping the UAE achieve its future goals according to the initiatives announced to celebrate International Youth Day. Launched by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu …

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This free competition is out of this world

This free competition is out of this world

To infinity – and beyond! If you’re a space geek and want to show off your skills, there’s a new race-to-space challenge coming to town. Taking place at du Forum on 10th August, SatGames, hosted by Al Yah Satellite Communications Company …

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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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Why capital students sent a positive message to the world

Why capital students sent a positive message to the world

Internet culture, youth empowerment and Kanye West were just some of the topics on the schedule at a recent educational event in the capital led by students aiming to spread a message of positivity among their peers. Tackling key challenges …

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Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

The UAE community is a key driver in achieving current and future environmental goals on a national level, according to a new sustainability survey. Released by the Emirates Wildlife Society-World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF), the 2017 Annual Report highlights …

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Why this teen thinks you should never be afraid to be yourself

Why this teen thinks you should never be afraid to be yourself

Inclusion, disability awareness and self-expression were at the heart of a recent event in the capital that brought youth together through music. Organised by the British Embassy, students from British School Al Khubairat and Future Rehabilitation Centre joined in song …

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This timely environment project will save unique species

This timely environment project will save unique species

One of the capital’s key biodiversity areas will be getting an environmental boost with the launch of the third phase of a sustainability initiative. As part of its Al Wathba Wetland Reserve Habitat Rehabilitation Programme, the Environment Agency – Abu …

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