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General Authority for Tourism needs restructuring: Egyptian Federation of Chambers of Tourism chairman

and   /  July 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Authority needs change to revitalise incoming tourism, according to consumer studies on the perception of Egyptian tourism abroad

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Electronic payments benefit people excluded from formal financial services: MasterCard Country Manager

  /  July 23, 2014  /  interviews, Technology  /  2 Comments

In an exclusive interview with the Daily News Egypt, Magdy Hassan, Country Manager of MasterCard Egypt, highlighted the programmes and services the credit card provider offers. He also highlighted the “Road to Inclusion Report” adopted by MasterCard.

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TDA intensifying financial demands from investors over next fiscal year: Authority CEO

  /  July 20, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Tourism Development Authority also demanding reconsideration of allocation decisions for projects that have only been 10% implemented

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Agiba Petroleum Company to produce 63,000 barrels of crude oil daily through FY 2014/2015: Chairman

  /  July 19, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

Egypt undergoing crisis providing fuel for local market while it also faces difficulty in paying dues to foreign companies in the petroleum sector

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Start-ups don’t just need money; they need connections and mentorship: Ramez Mohamed, CEO, Flat6Labs

  /  July 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Daily News Egypt sat down with the company’s CEO, Ramez Mohamed, to discuss its operations, challenges to start-ups and investors in Egypt, and future vision.

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Conversation with Hassan Aziz, President of Egyptian Federation for Private Aviation

  /  July 12, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Federation hopes for 10% of total passenger traffic to and from Egypt by end of year

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Samsung aiming to become largest home appliance brand in 3 years: Official

  /  July 9, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Daily News Egypt interviewed Ayman Saber, the head of the Home Appliance Division of Samsung Egypt, who said his company is capturing market share with a combination of technological innovation and stylish design.

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Product pricing to be ‘clear in next couple of weeks’: Nestle Northeast Africa CEO

  /  July 8, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Seoudi supermarkets shutdown “were tense days” but distribution is now back to normal, CEO says

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Credit card client accounts valued at EGP 567m in April 2014: Barclays

  /  July 7, 2014  /  interviews  /  3 Comments

Daily News Egypt speaks with Omar Baig, Retail Banking Director of Barclays Bank Egypt, the winner of Best Credit Card Product in Africa award for 2014.

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We aim to raise eFinance revenues by 15% during 2014: e-finance Chairman

  /  July 2, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Ibrahim Sarhan, Chairman of e-Finance, says revenues will increase by 15% this year through expansion of existing projects and addition of new products

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‘Titanium card’ to be launched next month: AAIB retail banking head

  /  June 30, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

25000 clients using credit card in the bank, Verified by Visa (VBV) is safest way to shop online by AAIB, Himanshu Shrimali said

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Hazem Hegazy, head of retail banking speaks to Daily News Egypt

  /  June 28, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

National Bank of Egypt planning to transform the country into a cashless society

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Citibank to launch new payment channels in 2014: Vice president

  /  June 28, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The bank is preparing new customer services which include the launch of two new premium cards products, Arif Raza says

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HSBC sees huge opportunity for credit card growth: Bank’s head of retail and wealth management

  /  June 28, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Three main factors affect how high or low credit card penetration can be in a country, HSBC official explained

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CEO of Fawry in dialogue with Daily News Egypt:

  /  June 28, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Value of financial transactions made through Fawry’s service $571m; 40 thousand outlets across the country for e-payment; one million transactions made daily through the company’s services; plans to expand to Arab Gulf countries in the coming period.

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Jumia signed six international fashion brands, introduced own brand: CEO

  /  June 25, 2014  /  interviews, Technology  /  No Comments

Growing e-commerce website has 2 million visits per month, ships 2,000 items per day

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Libya’s political parties must focus on state-building to resolve unrest: Libyan Ambassador to Egypt

  /  June 23, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

“We will not return to autocracy and the contents of the roadmap must be finalised”, stated Jibril.

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IDA regaining authority in planning and allocation of land to investors: Chairman

  /  June 21, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

IDA’s new protocol with the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) set to centralise procedures investors must follow to establish industrial development projects

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Egyptian investors’ sensitivity is challenge for foreign exchange market: MerexMarkets

  /  June 18, 2014  /  interviews  /  9 Comments

MerexMarkets will participate in the 2014 Africa Forex Expo in South Africa, the Middle East Expo in Kuwait and the Turkey Forex Expo

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Gas prices hindrance to Shell Egypt’s work: Chairman

  /  June 10, 2014  /  interviews  /  15 Comments

By Mohammed Adel Egypt is facing a gas production crisis and is facing difficulties repaying foreign companies that operate in the oil sector. Shell Egypt Chairman, Jeroen Regtien, spoke to Daily News Egypt on the read the rest…

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Egyptian gas to Jordan was never cut off: Egyptian Ambassador to Jordan

  /  June 8, 2014  /  interviews  /  16 Comments

In an exclusive interview with Daily News Egypt, Egypt’s ambassador to Jordan outlines the strong ties between the two countries.

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Instability, lack of legal certainty the main problems for British investors: Franck

  /  June 7, 2014  /  interviews  /  21 Comments

Egypt’s exports to the UK went up by 21% in 2013, says former UK Trade and Investment Director

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Cantalop a new ‘Google for jobs’: Founder

  /  June 4, 2014  /  interviews  /  15 Comments

New job search engine targeting Egypt job market plans to develop Smartphone application

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The Brotherhood ‘deviated’ from original focus, prioritised politics over revolution: Kamal Helbawy

  /  June 2, 2014  /  interviews  /  23 Comments

Daily News Egypt interviews former Muslim Brotherhood member Kamal Helbawy to discuss his history with the group, reasons for his departure, and the future of the now outlawed group

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Informal system is a ‘structural defect’ of Egypt’s economy: Al-Diwani

  /  June 2, 2014  /  interviews  /  9 Comments

Prohibitive laws and procedures push Egyptians to work in the informal sector, says executive director of Center for Economic Studies

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Apache investing $1.4bn in Western Desert concession area: Khalda president

  /  May 31, 2014  /  interviews  /  14 Comments

DNE interviews Taher Abd Al-Rehim, president of Khalda Petroleum, the joint venture between Egyptian General Petroleum Company (EGPC) and the US company Apache

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Online employment platform Nabbesh targets Egyptian youth: Company official

  /  May 28, 2014  /  interviews, Technology  /  26 Comments

The online hiring platform sees “massive” opportunity in Egypt and hopes to match entrepreneurs with freelancing youth seeking jobs

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Carrefour’s Ramadan prices of basic items will be 8% lower than cheapest seller: Executive Regional Director

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Business, interviews  /  2 Comments

Carrefour’s Executive Regional Director says new Carrefour branch to open in Hurgada within coming weeks

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Additional fuel imports to sustain power plants in summer worth $780m: EGPC chairman

  /  May 17, 2014  /  Business, interviews  /  1 Comment

Tarek El Molla elaborates on fuel imports, EGPC debts, subsidies and foreign investments

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‘I call on Europe, support us in fighting terrorism’: Egypt’s Ambassador in Germany

  /  May 11, 2014  /  interviews  /  3 Comments

Ambassador Mohamed Higazy is attending to a number of portfolios, answering questions from German politicians, media and civil society pertaining to the latest political developments in Egypt. Additionally, he is endeavouring to revive tourism and read the rest…

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