Tagged: development

‘Saudi delegation explains kingdom’s position towards the “Syrian crisis” to members of Congress,’ Al-Hayat (Saudi Arabia), 8 February 2014

A Saudi delegate was in Washington to speak to members of Congress and American think tanks about the Gulf kingdom’s position with regards to a number of issues in the Middle East region, including the Syrian crisis and the Palestinian issue. The chair of the committee sent highlighted Saudi Arabia’s efforts in funding development and aid projects all over the world. Continue reading

‘Islamic Development Bank and Kuwaiti wealth fund investing in Morocco,’ Youm7 (Egypt), 7 March 2014

The Saudi-headquartered Islamic Development Bank and the Kuwait Investment Authority wealth fund have signed an agreement to invest in Morocco’s private sector. The size of potential investments have yet to be discussed. Continue reading

‘Launch of new development projects … Armed forces develop first system in the world to detect and treat Hepatitis C and AIDS viruses,’ al-Ahram (Egypt), 22 February 2014

Egypt’s al-Ahram newspaper reports that the Egyptian government and armed forces are not only solving issues of traffic jams in Greater Cairo with their latest development projects, but have also developed a system to detect and treat people with AIDS and Hepatitis C, without so much as even taking a blood sample. Apparently, members of the Egyptian armed forces have discovered a scientific breakthrough to eradicate both the AIDS and Hepatitis C viruses cheaper, faster, and with a higher rate of success than ever seen before. Hmm…

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‘Egyptian-Somaliland Relations’, Somaliland al-Youm (Somaliland), 5th December 2013

In further attempts to foster bilateral relations with other actors in the Arab World, Somaliland sent a small delegation to Cairo to discuss possible grants for Somaliland students in Egypt, and Egyptian aid to the Somaliland educational sector. The meetings were successful and Egypt has pledged to help Somaliland further their educational sector. In addition, there is a plan to reopen the Gamal Abdel Nasser Centre in Burao.

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A Collection of Articles on the development of Somaliland, Somaliland al-Youm (2013)

The Republic of Somaliland declared it’s independence from the rest of Somalia in 1991 after a drawn-out conflict with the former ruler of Somalia, General Barre. As yet they have failed to convince the international community to back their independence despite their political stability and position as one of the most democratic regimes in East Africa. This is a collection of articles that focus on various development goals and strategies proposed by the Somaliland regime including the development of the capital Hargeisa, the port of Berbera and business deals with China.

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‘ al-Dadawa lectures on female role models’, al-akhbar (Mauritania), 29th October 2013

 الددو يحاضر عن المرأة القدوة

[Adadawa, Source: al-akhbar]

[Adadawa, Source: al-akhbar]

تاريخ الإضافة: 2013-10-29 23:10

الأخبار (نواكشوط) ـ قالت مصادر بجمعية المرأة للتربية والثقافة إن الشيخ محمد الحسن ولد الددو سيلقي محاضرة تتناول المرأة القدوة مساء غد الأربعاء 2013/10/30.

وقالت المصادر إن الجمعية تهدف من خلال المحاضرة التي ستلقى في دار الشباب القديمة مساء غد الأربعاء إلى تنوير شريحة النساء بالدور الذي ينبغي أن تتبناه وتسعى إلى تحقيقه.

ويعتبر الشيخ محمد الحسن ولد الددو من ابرز العلماء الموريتانيين وأكثرهم تأثيرا في الساحة، وهذه هي أول محاضرة له منذ فترة.

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 Translation

 al-Dadawa lectures on female role models

29th October 2013, 23.10

al-Akhbar (Nouakchott) – Sources from the organization ‘Women for Education and Culture’ said that the Shiekh Muhammad Hassan Walid al-Dadawa will deliever a lecture dealing with female role models tomorrow evening on Wednesday 30.10.2013.

Sources said that the organization aims to inform, during the lecture to be delieved in the ‘old youth house’ on Wednesday, a segment of women on the role that women should adopt and seek to acheive

The Sheikh Mohammed Hassan Walid al-Dadawa is one of the most prominent Mauritanian scientists and very influential in the scene – this is his first lecture for a while.

Translated by Robert Forster

Article available at al-akhbar.