This is our favorite section on DIAF. It aims to capture the movers and shakers of this region – people who have made it from grassroots and have been recognized for their contribution, rags to riches stories and just people who have made their presence felt in a city that is constantly re-inventing itself in all areas.

There are too many stray cats in Dubai, a cry for help

There are too many stray cats in Dubai

Petra Mueller, Founder of the Middle East Cats society (or ME cats for short) has a message for all you cat lovers. No, it’s not just to adop-a-stray-cat type of endeavor. It’s for people who love animals so much that … Read more

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Wiko Smartphone launched in Dubai

Wiko Smartphone launched in Dubai

French company Wiko launched its smartphone in the UAE last week. The developer of the smart phone Mr. David Garcia was in the city to talk about the phone at a fab event which included key media and tech enthusiasts … Read more

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What is the retail industry like in Dubai? Find out…

What is the retail industry like in Dubai? Find out…

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centers (MECSC) will be celebrating 20 years of its presence in the MENA region this year at RECon 2014, with a reach to over 17 countries in MENA and 46 countries worldwide. What is … Read more

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#AndSoItGoes

#AndSoItGoes

He’s only a decade away from becoming an Octogenarian, but Michael Douglas has still got the looks, the charm and that attractive-bordering-on-sensual demeanor. Diane Keaton is, well, adorably endearing. Those voluminous skirts! (laughs!) She manages to pull it off with … Read more

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Hindi movie ‘KICK’ premieres its trailer amongst media in Dubai

Hindi movie ‘KICK’ premieres its trailer amongst media in Dubai

Hindi movie ‘KICK’ premiered its trailer amongst media in Dubai about an hour ago. Disney UTV ensured a simultaneous release of the movie’s trailer in India and Dubai. The trailer was shown to the media in Dubai at the Grand … Read more

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Celebrate Femininity with Pond’s Institute

Celebrate Femininity with Pond’s Institute

It was an exhilarating evening watching such inspiring women tell their stories about how they want to make a difference in not just their lives, but the lives of others as well. ‘Celebrate Femininity with the Pond’s Institute’ was held … Read more

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Beat the Cyber Bully

Beat the Cyber Bully

Bullying on the Internet is not new. As we get more and more digital, especially our next generation, there is always the risk of ‘a possible unpleasant occurrence’ (as with anything there are pluses and minuses) that we should be … Read more

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ComicCon in Dubai

ComicCon in Dubai

Comic Con in Dubai is fast catching up as the event to be marked on your calendar. Not only did I tour the event but I also had the good fortune of visiting the Celebrity Lounge to see what treats … Read more

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Mug Face

Muggy

MUGFACE. What is it? Well, it is essentially a Mug with a mug shot or a funny shot of you on it! Sara Naja, Co-Founder of MUGFACE spoke to DIAF about the concept and the brand: DIAF: What is mugface … Read more

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Starbucks Reserve

Starbucks Reserve

I was curious to find out what this entire ‘Reserve coffee’ by Starbucks was all about. So, I went for the event that took place yesterday at the Starbucks Coffee, The Dubai Mall. So, what is Starbucks Reserve (Trademark)? These … Read more

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