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Saudi to host cinema test screening with Black Panther

Blockbuster action flick “Black Panther” will play at a cinema test screening in Saudi Arabia Wednesday, the first in a series of trial runs before movie theatres open to the wider public next month.

Saudi’s first cinema to open on April 18

Saudi Arabia’s first cinema in over three decades will open on April 18 in Riyadh, authorities said Wednesday, after a ban was lifted last year as part of a far-reaching liberalisation drive.

Saudi begins issuing cinema licences

Saudi Arabia began issuing licences Thursday to operate cinemas in the kingdom ahead of their reopening after a decades-long ban was lifted as part of a far-reaching liberalisation drive.

Saudi Arabia takes first steps to more liberal society

From allowing women to drive, to the lifting of a decades-long ban on cinemas, ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has recently taken a series of social reforms.

Saudi Arabia ‘swaps assets for freedom’ after arrests

Saudi authorities are striking agreements with some of those detained in an alleged anti-corruption crackdown, asking them to hand over assets and cash in return for their freedom, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Nigeria well represented at the Future Investment in Saudi Arabia

The FII is a pioneering new global investment event aimed at connecting the world’s most influential business men and women, under the leadership of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al-Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs and Chairman of PIF.

Female businesses create more benefits for the society – Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, chairman, Heirs Holdings, says female businesses create more businesses for the society.

Saudi Arabia’s foreign reserves resume falling in July

Saudi Arabia's foreign reserves resumed falling in July, according to data published by the country's central bank on Thursday.

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