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Coca-Cola acquires initial minority shareholding in Nigeria’s leading value-added dairy, juices and snacks business to expand its African stills beverage portfolio

LAGOS, Nigeria - Monday, February 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Tropical General Investments Group (TGI Group) – the holding company of Chi Ltd, Nigeria’s leading dairy and juice company – today announced a binding agreement for The Coca-Cola Company to acquire an initial minority equity shareholding in Chi Ltd. The agreement creates a strategic relationship between two beverage industry leaders within Africa’s largest economy that together serve Nigeria’s most popular sparkling soft drinks, juices, value-added dairy and water beverage brands.

Within the agreement, The Coca-Cola Company has made an initial 40 percent equity investment in Chi Ltd and intends to increase ownership to 100 percent within three years, su ... Read more »

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Lifestyle Hotel Adds Contemporary Twist to Downtown West Palm Beach And Features Cuisine by Renowned Chefs, Dynamic Pool Scene, Immersive Experiences and Ample Meeting Spaces

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Monday, February 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The highly anticipated Hilton West Palm Beach opened its doors today to welcome local patrons and visitors alike. Related Companies, Palm Beach County, the City of West Palm Beach and Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) collaborated to conceptualize and deliver an innovative, contemporary and forward-thinking hotel experience.

With its high-profile position within the gateway to both Palm Beach and downtown West Palm Beach, the new 12-story convention hotel adds unparalleled ambience, service and a farm-to-fork culinary experience that will make it a coveted destination among locals and visitors. Featuring 400 guest rooms and 43 suites, Hilton West Palm Beach was designed by Miami-based architectural firm Nicholas ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The number of people with special needs hired at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters has reached 160 employees, of different disability levels. The employment of these people falls within the framework of the “Hand in Hand to Habilitate People with Special Needs” initiative that was launched to support employee indicators of this category. This statement was made by Colonel Mohamed Saeed Al Kaabi, Deputy Director of the Selection and Recruitment Department at the Human Resources Directorate General who asserted the commitment of the Abu Dhabi Police to support people with special needs.

Colonel Al Kaabi highlighted the efforts of the Abu Dhabi Police in caring for this community element that has all the support of the police leadership in order to integrate them within their society. He also noted that the “Hand in Hand to Habilitate People with Special Needs” init ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 28th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Police College recently launched an initiative titled “The College Reads”, in response to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, who declared ‘2016, as ‘the Year of Reading’. This initiative aims at instilling the culture of reading and knowledge diversity and at encouraging extra-curricular reading amongst the College’s students.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Police College, said that these initiatives come in response to the directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. His Highness has called for supporting the existing national efforts implemented by federal and local governmental authorities in establishing a strateg ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 27th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Smart Government Program at the Ministry of Interior announced that the UAE MOI smart phone application is now available in 16 languages for all types of smart phone operating systems: IOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows. The multilingualism contributes to increasing the usage ratio and enables a larger segment of customers from various backgrounds to browse the application and review its services easily.

This step is part of the Smart Government Program’s strategy to enhance the experience of customers of various nationalities residing in the country. The goal is to facilitate using the application so that satisfaction with the ministry’s services increases.

Lt. Colonel Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari, Executive Director of the MoI’s Smart Government Program, explained that the list of languages included within the MoI’s application includes German, French, ... Read more »

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In collaboration with MoI

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) will be launching as of Sunday a nationwide outreach campaign about light air sports. This campaign will be held in cooperation with the Air Support Department at the Directorate General of Security Support, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

H.E Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of GCAA pointed out that the Authority endeavors to promote light air sports in cooperation with strategic partners. “This is achieved within the framework of national legislations and laws, which ensure aviation safety and the safety of air sports lovers,” he said.

Additionally, he noted that “light air sports legislations entered into force as of October last year. They include light sports aircrafts; remote controlled aircrafts and aviation c ... Read more »

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