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Oman (Sultanate of) Underwater wheelchair helps the disabled experience diving
A student team from the Higher College of Technology invented an underwater wheelchair designed to enable the disabled to experience deep-sea diving.
Oman (Sultanate of) Tourist visa for 65 nationalities
The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has introduced non-sponsored tourist visa for 65 nationalities as part of a package of facilitation being offered to visitors from some select countries with an eye on boosting tourist inflow, the ROP sources confirmed. India has been given a stopover visa waiver for 72 hours, subject to various terms and conditions, the ROP sources have confirmed. However, the source further said the terms and conditions are available at the emigration authorities. The tourist visa ...
South Africa South Africa: FNB Fund Helps with Disability at Tertiary Institutions
Over the past few years, the FNB Fund has focused its efforts on providing support to the education sector, from early childhood development to primary and tertiary education. Through the various programmes undertaken within these areas, it has focused on raising awareness of students with disabilities at Tertiary Institutions. The FNB Fund currently funds students from two disability units – one at Stellenbosch University and the other at the University of the Free State. Pearl Mphuthi, FNB Fu ...
South Africa South Africa: National Geographic Names Durban in Top 10 Oceanfront Cities
Durban joins nine other international seaside destinations in National Geographic’s recent top ten list. Durban is described as ‘the continent’s busiest seaport [that] blends African and Indian cultures and influences in its beaches, restaurants, and spectacular seaside promenades.”
South Africa South Africa: City Power Pumps Millions on Power Lines
City Power – the City of Johannesburg’s electricity utility – has spent more than R267 million over the past four years to replace low voltage copper overhead power lines (LV Lines) with Aerial Bundle Conductors (ABC) to reduce power outages and curb cable theft, which costs the City several millions of rands every year. A further R360 million will be invested in this aluminium infrastructure which is less prone to theft over the next three financial years, bringing the total expenditure over a ...
Oman (Sultanate of) Oman set to become regional logistics hub
The second Oman GCC Supply Chain and Logistics Conference was opened yesterday at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel under the auspices of His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tareq al Said, Adviser to His Majesty the Sultan. The two-day conference is a starting point to put the Sultanate’s logistics on the map of the most important supporting sectors of the national economy. It discusses the most important future orientations of means and services linked to this sector.
Oman (Sultanate of) TRC launches database of research programme
MUSCAT: The Research Council (TRC) on Monday launched the database of the integrated management research programme of the dubas bug under the auspices of Dr Fuad bin Jaafar al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, in the presence of members of the Steering Committee of the research programme, which is implemented by TRC, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
Gambia Gambia: SOS Exposes Children to Computer, Internet Technologies
SOS Children's Village The Gambia on Thursday started a weeklong camp to train children on how to use computer with the basic Microsoft office applications and the social media, especially for educational purposes.
South Africa New Automotive Centre Set to Transform Economy
The new Automotive Incubation Centre at Nissan, which will be launched on Wednesday, is expected to radically transform the economy. “Established automotive companies are extremely important to our drive to radically transform our economy and foster increased participation by women, youth and black people,” Gauteng Premier David Makhura said. Premier Makhura, the MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Lebogang Maile, as well as the Managing Director of Ni ...
Oman (Sultanate of) Education site ‘Ibtikar Oman’ launched
A website that promote creative ideas and includes a number of facilities, was launched here.
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