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Dubai firm acquires diamond mining concession in Sierra Leone

Dubai firm acquires diamond mining concession in Sierra Leone

Citigate says exploration activities set to be completed in 2018 as it aims to tap Africa's vast natural resources

Oil prices fall as oversupply concerns mount again

With US crude stockpiles building and Iran showing little interest in joining major producers in freezing production, oil prices may have gained too much too soon in recent weeks

Brent holds above $40 as investors call bottom on oil rout

Meeting between the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil producers about freezing output could take place between March 20 and April 1

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Saudi firm, Canada Pension Plan leading Glencore unit bids

Glencore aims to slash net debt to $17-$18 billion by the end of 2016 by offloading more assets amid a prolonged commodities rout

Commodities

Commodity   Value
(USD $)
Price
Change
GOLD 1,272.73 -7.15
SILVER 17.30 -0.07
PLATINUM 1,061.75 -0.54
PALLADIUM 601.45 4.30
ICE BRENT CRUDE 44.92 -0.05

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Saudi Binladin Group's shaky foundations

Saudi Binladin Group's shaky foundations

The once dominant player in Saudi Arabia’s construction sector is facing a rocky road to redemption, says Courtney Trenwith

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Stop thinking about technology

Steve Blyth, founder and CEO, Engage Works, explains why an established process of thinking is more important than cutting edge technology for your brand to create game-changing experiences.

5 work-balance tips for enterprising mums

5 work-balance tips for enterprising mums

Mona Tavassoli, CEO and Founder at Mompreneurs Middle East, shares tips for Mompreneurs who are looking to achieve balance in their lives.

Why Saudi Arabia will struggle to kick its addiction to oil

Why Saudi Arabia will struggle to kick its addiction to oil

Transforming the economy is an enormously ambitious undertaking fraught with considerable risks, says Reuters analyst John Kemp

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How Etihad's partnership strategy is paying off

How Etihad's partnership strategy is paying off

A strong set of results posted today shows that the Abu Dhabi airline’s much-discussed strategy is starting to bear fruit

Ismat 'Izzy' Abidi: How I built Freshly Ground Sounds

Ismat 'Izzy' Abidi: How I built Freshly Ground Sounds

Ismat “Izzy” Abidi, founder and creative director at Freshly Ground Sounds, shares the inspirational story of how her love for music led to setting up Freshly Ground Sounds and consequently helping build a recognised independent live music scene in Dubai.

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Saudi prince makes bold challenges to kingdom's old ways

Saudi prince makes bold challenges to kingdom's old ways

Plans, aimed at ending dependence on oil by 2030, require shaking up a bureaucracy...

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'Hero' leaders are dead, long live the connected CEO

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Philanthropy and entrepreneurship: Clare Woodcraft-Scott

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Can Abu Dhabi's new financial free zone compete?

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