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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 16 December 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for August 21, 2017

Making today's headlines: Cricket, Emirates Red Crescent, DIFC and Toni Braxton.

The Emirates Red Crescent distributes emergency food aid. Wam
The Emirates Red Crescent distributes emergency food aid. Wam

Afghanistan’s cricket team will be playing their first match in Sharjah today against Zimbabwe.

* Update: The National has since learned that the match is taking place at a date to be determined - likely later in the year.

> Report coming soon.

The Emirates Red Crescent has signed an agreement to finance several renovation projects in the Yemeni governorate of Shabwa on Monday.

>Report coming soon.

DIFC plans to attract financial technology innovation, with the launch of its accelerator programme today.

>Report coming soon.

Toni Braxton fans will be pleased to hear the singer is making her way to Dubai for a one-off show.

>Toni Braxton to perform in Dubai later this year