Archive for August, 2017

The Guptas think I’m a ‘likeable guy’ – Duduzane Zuma tells the BBC

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Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane Zuma on Thursday defended his business relations with the controversial Gupta-family, saying they became partners because he is “a likeable guy.”  “I don’t think they wanted anything from me. They liked me. As I liked them. I think I’m a likeable guy,” Duduzane said.  “It was just[…]

Dubai man who was a woman to marry woman who was a man

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According to the Daily Express, both Appukuttan and Krishna noticed that their true identities did not correspond with their assigned sexes since childhood.  “My mother told me I always behaved like a boy. I also always felt like one,” Appukuttan said, explaining that growing up, his gender took the back seat as he was busy providing for[…]

Indians, Pakistanis bought property worth 27 billion dirhams in Dubai since 2016

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Indian and Pakistani nationals put in a combined 27 billion-plus dirhams into Dubai property over the last 18 months, emerging as the second and third largest overseas investors. Indian buyers continue to make up the largest contingent of overseas buyers, with 20 billion dirhams while Pakistani nationals pumped about 7 billion dirhams in Dubai’s real[…]

Multiple cheques open up possibilities for Dubai tenants

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Landlords in Dubailand communities more likely to offer four cheques and even more Dubai Dubai’s tenants needn’t stick with single-cheque rent payments if they don’t feel like it. More residential options are opening up across the city that allow rents to be split over four cheques … and even more. In August, 88 per cent[…]

Dubai Police reveal cause of Torch Tower fire

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Cigarette butts thrown into potted plant could have caused Dubai Torch Tower fire on August 4, police say Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi addressing the day-long seminar on fire prevention for first responders held in Dubai. Dubai: Police investigations reveal that the cause of the fire at the Torch Tower in Dubai Marina on[…]