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What now for Abu Dhabi’s Man City project?

After being banned by Uefa from European competitions for two years, will the side return to their old, mediocre standards?

Rihanna asked to leave UAE mosque over photo shoot

Staff at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi have asked singer Rihanna to leave the premises after she posed for a fashion-style photo session.

Bail for SA doctor facing manslaughter charge in Abu Dhabi

The family of medical specialist Cyril Karabus, who is being tried in Abu Dhabi for the death of a young patient, have to raise R240 000 for his bail.

Woods rejects Pines for Abu Dhabi green

Lured by the match fee, much less than he earned at his peak, the champion faces a stiff challenge from the top four golfers in the world.

Branson sells Virgin Racing shares to Russians

Virgin Racing has sold a major shareholding in the team to a Russian sportscar maker, Marussia Motors, Virgin boss Richard Branson revealed Thursday.

Abu Dhabi lures tourists with world’s first Ferrari park

A year after its first Formula One race, Abu Dhabi hopes to lure even more tourists with "Ferrari World", a grandiose theme park.

Oil’s well in Abu Dhabi

Sam Leith recounts his visit to the desert paradise in the United Arab Emirates. Everything from the cranes outside to his hotel lobby screams 'money'

Saudi Arabia: It’s ‘premature’ to speak about oil-output hike

Ali al-Nuaimi, the Oil Minister of Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) kingpin Saudi Arabia, said on Monday that it was premature to talk about a possible increase in crude production by the cartel. "Right now it will be very premature to tell you what the assessment is" of oil data, he said.

Abu Dhabi vies for spot on tourism map

Abu Dhabi, looking to tap into the thriving tourism market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), plans to offer a cultural bonanza rather than follow Dubai in focusing on shopping holidays. Centrepiece of the quiet emirate's mega project to lure tourists is the construction of four museums, including a Guggenheim and, perhaps, a local version of the famous Louvre of Paris, as well as an art centre.

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

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While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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