Mustafa Chawala: An Up and Coming Artist

Mustafa Chawala at the Dubai World Art 2022 exhibition

Mustafa Chawala is a student, artist and resident of Abu Dhabi, UAE.   While pursuing his education at Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, Nairobi, Mustafa also holds a deep-rooted passion for sketching and has had the opportunity to showcase his work in three exhibitions, most recently at Dubai Art World 2022. In this article, we look at how he…

Volunteers Collect Tonnes of Waste on World Cleanup Day

Dawoodi Bohra community members in Sharjah collect 2 tonnes of waste on World Cleanup Day

This story was reported in Khaleej Times on September 18. Communities and Corporates in the UAE joined hands to collect tonnes of waste on the eve of World Cleanup Day on Saturday. The Dawoodi Bohras community in Sharjah on Sunday announced that its volunteers collected approximately two tonnes of waste on the occasion of World…

Dawoodi Bohra Volunteers Across the UAE Help Recycle One Ton of E-waste 

Dawoodi Bohra Community volunteers in the UAE collect One ton of E-waste on World Cleanup Day

This story was reported by Gulf News on September 19. Around 500 Dawoodi Bohra volunteers in Dubai joined hands to undertake an e-waste recycling and clean up drive at five locations in and around community centres in Al-Qusais and Warqa neighbourhoods. The community conducted a clean-up drive on September 17 and 18 in a bid…

Sultan al-Bohra Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin Arrives in Kuwait to Commemorate the Occasion of Arbaeen

This story has been reported by Arab Times on 14th September 2022 and on 17th September 2022. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin arrived in Kuwait on the 14th of September 2022 from Cairo, Egypt to commemorate the occasion of Arbaeen, which falls on the 16th of September. Arriving under the high level protocol as ‘State Guest’, Syedna…

Towards a green community

Certainly, it might not be a wonder to see various fruits and vegetables grow amid the rugged terrain of the Sultanate of Oman but such initiatives, to convert the mountains into vast vegetation, are quite less.

Notwithstanding the fact that there have been many such initiatives around, a global community with strong, proactive presence in Oman is making headway supporting national initiatives in converting the arid mountainous region into a green haven.

The Dawoodi Bohra community in Oman has initiated a ‘Green Project’ by planting saplings in and around their community centre in Darsait, in commemoration of World Environment Day which falls on June 5 every year.

Inaugural Edition of International Professionals’ Convention

Dawoodi Bohra community members from around the world participated in the first edition of International Professionals’ Convention 2022 on 21st May. Nearly 120 participants registered for the first session titled ‘Quest for Excellence’ which included topics on continual learning, professionalism and cybersecurity.

Rich tributes pour in for UAE’s pioneering educationist Zainab Tahir who died in India

Dubai: Rich tributes have been pouring in for Zainab Abdul Hussain Taher, 85, one of the pioneering educators in the UAE who passed away in India.

Founder director and founder principal of Arab Unity School (AUS), Taher passed away on Monday, May 2, in her hometown Mumbai in India, the school said in a message posted on social media on Thursday.