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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 September 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for January 16, 2018

Making today's headlines: more heavy fog, a special report on the UAE bringing light to Malawi and see your design projected on to the Burj Khalifa 

Dancers from Malawi at the Sheikh Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Dancers from Malawi at the Sheikh Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Chris Whiteoak / The National

Heavy fog has, once again, caused travel disruptions, blanketing parts of the UAE overnight and into Tuesday morning.

The National Centre of Meteorology said visibility was lower than 200 metres in some places, causing traffic and flight delays. Abu Dhabi International Airport suffered major delays, with flights departing an average of 45 minutes late this morning.

> More dense fog causes second day of travel disruptions

Also on the website, a special report on how the Zayed Future Energy Prize helped to light up the lives of children in Malawi.To mark the award’s 10th anniversary, we revisit one of its winners: In a rural village where there had once been no electricity, the children can now study at night.

> Special report: How the Zayed Future Energy Prize helped to light up the lives of children in Malawi

And finally, calling all designers and artists – Emaar is offering to project your work on the Burj Khalifa as part of its record breaking light show. Submissions are open until February 28, and 10 winning designs will be splashed across 109,252 square metres of the world’s tallest building.

> Open call for artists to have their work displayed in lights on the Burj Khalifa

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