Wednesday , September 23 2020
Home / Tag Archives: Dubai (page 2)

Tag Archives: Dubai

Dubai beggars earn more than you

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Begging is illegal in Dubai, but just so we’re clear, these are not your average beggars. They are professional or smart beggars who target people who “look rich” with a well-rehearsed heart-wrenching story, often involving their families who are either sleeping on the streets or …

Read More »

From flying taxis to robocops, Dubai as a tech pioneer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | From flying taxis to Batman-style surveillance motorcycles, Dubai’s GITEX expo this week showcased innovations that were symbols of the city-state’s ambitions to be a metropolis of the future. Known for its futuristic skyline and artificial islands, Gulf emirate Dubai has carved out a …

Read More »

Speaker Kadaga on value addition at the Dubai convention

Speaker Kadaga urges Ugandans to add value to agricultural products and exploit the available market in UAE Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has urged Ugandan producers and exporters to embrace value addition if they are to penetrate international markets. Kadaga was speaking at the …

Read More »

Dubai developers unveil mega projects despite downturn

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | The $680 million Venice development four kilometres (2.5 miles) off Dubai will have capacity of 3,000 visitors. Real estate is a mainstay in Dubai which has the most diversified economy in the oil-rich Gulf, with oil sales bringing in under 10 percent of state …

Read More »

First robotic cop joins Dubai police

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP |  After bringing in Lamborghinis and Ferraris to patrol roads, Dubai police have enrolled a robotic officer, the first in a unit that aims to make up a quarter of the force by 2030. The robotic cop stood to attention Wednesday night at the …

Read More »

Clouds of smoke as huge fire hits central Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | Clouds of smoke billowed over central Dubai on Sunday after a fire burned for several hours in a residential tower under construction near the city’s largest shopping mall. The blaze erupted around 6:30 am (0230 GMT) at the complex, which is near the …

Read More »