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Team MTN-Qhubeka aims to raise money to provide 5,000 bicycles to children in Africa

PARIS. - Wednesday, July 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data, the Official Technology Partner for ASO which owns the Tour de France, today announced that it has become a MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung (MTN-Qhubeka) sponsor. Representing the African continent for the first time ever, the nine-man MTN-Qhubeka team is one of five wild-card teams invited to ride alongside the 17 World Tour cycling teams at this year’s Tour de France which starts on Saturday.

MTN-Qhubeka said it is proud to receive a boost in support, and will work closely with Dimension Data during the multi-year contract on future technical developments that will help attract more people to the sport.

In March this year, Dimension Data and ASO announced a five-year partnership that will see Dimension Data become the Official Technology Partner of ASO, and together, revolutionise the vi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, June 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The nationwide Ministry of Interior’s Ramadan Councils, organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, are scheduled to discuss the services of the Ministry of Interior in the Naturalization, Residency and Foreign Affairs Sector on Monday evening.

The main topic of discussion consists of two subsections. The first subsection will discuss the services of the Naturalization, Residency and Foreign Affairs Sector that are provided to the citizens and residents; the issues of the Naturalization and Residency Court; and the procedures and facilities provided for the customers. The second subsection will revolve around the challenges facing the MoI in the Naturalization, Residency and Foreign Affairs Sector, such as violators of the residency law. The section will also discuss the issues related to abscondi ... Read more »

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Minority investment to be made by Sub-Saharan Africa-focused private family capital fund in leading beef processing and distribution company headquartered in South Africa and serving markets around the globe

JOHANNESBURG - Tuesday, June 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- One Thousand & One Voices™ (1K1V™), a private family capital fund focused on Sub-Saharan Africa, today announced that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent with respect to a minority investment in the agribusiness sector. One Thousand & One Voices invests the Intellectual Capital, Relational Capital and Financial Capital—or Three-Dimensional Capital™—of industry-leading family offices in every transaction. The investee company, Beefmaster Holdings Limited, is a vertically integrated South African producer and distributor of beef related products that was founded by Mr. Laurie van Reenen. The Van Reenen family traces its South African roots to ... Read more »

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Dimension Data set to deliver big data cycling analytics platform for the first time in the history of professional cycling

PARIS - Tuesday, June 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data today announced that it has completed its big data analytics and digital delivery platform from which the company will deliver real-time information on individual riders for the first time in the history of professional cycling.

This major innovation was made possible by Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) in partnership with the 22 teams participating in the 2015 Tour de France. Highly accurate data will be collected through the use of live trackers under the saddle of each rider. Dimension Data will then process and analyse the data, and make it available to cycling fans, commentators, broadcasters and the media.

When the Tour de France begins on Saturday, the viewing public around the world will be able to follow all 198 riders in 22 teams real-time, an ... Read more »

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Study finds polyphenol-rich cranberries to be a sustainable lifestyle approach to better health

LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass. - Tuesday, June 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new study1 reveals that drinking low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail may help lower the risk of chronic diseases that rank among the leading causes of death worldwide, including heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The finding is welcome news considering the World Health Organization estimates the trio of diseases annually claim 15.6 million lives around the globe.2 These illnesses are among the most common and costly health conditions, but fortunately, they are also among the most preventable through dietary intervention. That’s where this research comes in. It shows that cranberries provide a rich source of protective compounds - called polyphenols – that support our body’s natural defenses and help us achieve a balanced lifestyle to improve health.

Sipping Y ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, June 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI), represented by the Police College in collaboration with the Human Rights Department at the MoI, organized a seminar for student cadets on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, which is annually observed on 26 June. The seminar was held at the Al Ittihad Hall at the Police College.

Lecturers from the Police College, Dr. Muhammad Khalil and Dr. Rifat Rashwan, took part in the seminar that was moderated by Lt. Colonel Muhammad Butti Al Shamesi, Head of the Media and Public Relations Section at the College.

Dr. Muhammad Khalil noted that true Islam honors human beings and encourages protecting them against torture or any other act that affects the nature of their existence. Referencing the guidance from various verses of the Holy Qur’an and the Hadith, he stressed that torture in the eyes of Islam is forbidden, as it is considered to be a ... Read more »

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