“HABIBA Jewellery: Timeless Tunisian jewelry takes the international arena by storm

Credit goes to WIPO There are two vital ingredients in any entrepreneur’s recipe for success: passion and perseverance. Sonia Feki, founder of the HABIBA jewellery brand, has an unusual background. With a master’s degree in financial management from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion, she first worked in the banking and real estate sectors, then in distribution. Drawing on her experience in distribution, Sonia Feki decided to put this experience to work on a Tunisian range of luxury jewelry and accessories. It’s a dream she’s had for some time, and above…

Tunisian Hatem Sellami uses artificial intelligence and data science to optimise promotions

A computer scientist, he has extensive experience in predictive analysis. His company Cognira helps retailers and wholesalers to better manage and optimise their promotions. Hatem Sellami is a Tunisian computer scientist who graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1995 with a doctorate in computer engineering, and from the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business in 1996 with a master’s degree in finance and technology management. He is a co-founder and the CEO of Cognira. Founded in 2015, Cognira is a US-based company that provides retailers and wholesalers with…

OIC S-G lauds the historic Charter of Makkah

Secretary General of the Muslim World League and president of the Association of Muslim Scholars, Muhammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, received at his office in Mecca Province Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Hussein Ibrahim Taha, accompanied by Secretary General of OIC’s International Islamic Fiqh Academy, Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano.  The Secretary General of the OIC lauded the historical Makkah Declaration (The Charter of Makkah), which was sponsored by His Highness, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, and initiated by…

MWL, Makkah Clock Towers sign scientific and cultural cooperation agreement

Muslim World League (MWL) and Makkah Clock Towers have signed a cooperation agreement in the scientific and cultural fields. The agreement was signed in the presence of MWL Secretary-General, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Museums and International Exhibitions of the Prophet’s Biography and Islamic Civilization Sheikh Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa. The agreement, which was signed by MWL Undersecretary for Executive Affairs Nayef Al-Sharif and Makkah Clock Towers CEO Abdulaziz Al-Mousa, aims to highlight the contents of the Prophet’s biography and the ancient Islamic civilization through various…

Reviving Tunisia’s school system one farm at a time

Credit goes to Wallah We Can Facebook page The Makthar boarding school in Tunisia looks ordinary but a partnership with NGO Wallah We Can has made it unique. Thanks to patrons the school located in the country’s rural north-west is equipped with over a hundred solar panels and solar water heaters covering the school’s energy needs. The NGO aims to transform more public schools into what it calls a social enterprise. “A public school transformed into what we call a social enterprise; is a school that is energy self-sufficient and…

THE TEAM BEHIND THE WORLD’S BIGGEST JOURNALISM COLLABORATIONS MEETS IN PERSON FOR THE FIRST TIME

Credit to ICIJ From learning top security tips to reinvigorating a passion for ICIJ’s model for investigating global stories, some of the staff’s newest faces reflect on our news organization’s first face-to-face gathering in three years. ICIJ has, for years, been one of journalism’s loudest collaboration evangelists. We are known for bringing together the biggest groups of journalists ever to collectively bear down on some of the biggest global issues facing our planet. But, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, in recent times we’ve faced challenges convening these collaborations, and, in…

OPPO unveils the three most inspiring UEFA Champions League matches, as voted by fans

OPPO unveiled the three most inspiring UEFA Champions League games, as voted by fans, on 29 September 2022. The three most inspirational games chosen by fans around the world were Barcelona VS Paris Saint-Germain6-1 (Round of 16, 2016-17, second leg), AC Milan VS Liverpool 3-3(2004-05, final) and Manchester City VS Real Madrid4-3 (semi-final first leg, 2021-22). Initially launched on 5 September 2022, the ”InspirationalGames” campaign aims to discover and relive the games that have inspired the greatest emotions in UEFA Champions League history. Fans in Europe, the Middle East and…

Shawnee State University welcomes over 60 international students for 2022-2023

Shawnee State University welcomed over sixty international students from nearly thirty countries for the 2022-2023 academic year as part of the university’s Center for International Programs & Study Abroad (CIPSA). At SSU, international students are involved in various sports, academic programs, and student organizations on campus. The student’s home countries include Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, the Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. “We are…

23rd INTERPOL Police Training Symposium

The Naif Arab University for Security Sciences in Riyadh will host the 23rd Interpol International Symposium on Police Training from September 26 to 28, 2022. The INTERPOL’s biennial symposium is held with the participation of experts from all member states of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) to discuss current and future challenges facing police personnel and to learn about best practices in law enforcement training. The current course is entitled “Law Enforcement Training in the Post-Pandemic World” and is attended by 450 experts and specialists in security and law…