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Students at Winchester School in Jebel Ali raised a sum of Dhs10,000 for underprivileged children in Malawi.
The students collected and sold 5,000 old and unsed books at the school's annual fun fairs and parent-teacher meetings.
The initiative is called 'Winshares' and was launched last year, when the school decided to adopt a school in rural Malawi, under Dubai Cares' 'Adopt a School' programme.
To collect the books, the children went to different classes in the school to shine light about the situation of the children in Malawi and why the initiative is important.
Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN in Geneva, attended a ceremony to launch the Arabic version of 'Before the Oil, Abu Dhabi 1954-58', a personal memoir authored by Susan Hilliard.
To mark the 'World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought', 'Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of the UAE' was recently published by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, EAD, featuring unique information about the UAE’s 84 natives, naturalised (from outside the UAE but grow here in many locations) and introduced (non-native) grasses and grass-like species.
Dubai’s private schools have shows remarkable progress as the latest school inspection results were declared by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai, on Wednesday.
King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has distributed shelter aid to those affected by a flood disaster, through Al-Khair Humanitarian Coalition at Al-Hazm District, in Al-Jawf Governorate, Yemen.
Registration centres for the Federal National Council, FNC, 2019 election candidates set up across the UAE continued to receive applications for the second consecutive day.
As far as she could remember, Afaf had followed a normal healthy routine. So, when cancer struck, it came as major shock to the 47-year-old Arab expatriate.
Maj Gen Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, has chaired a meeting for assessing the performance of the General Directorate of Narcotics Control in the first half of this year. The meeting was attended by Brig Eid Mohammed Thani Hareb, Director of the Directorate, Brig Mohamed Rashid Bin Sarea Al Muhairi, Acting Director of the Criminal Investigation Department and number of police station directors and officers.