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Egypt is witnessing less freedom of expression than under Mubarak or Morsi : John R. Bradley

  /  August 23, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Daily News Egypt interviewed Bradley to discuss Egypt’s internal political situation and its foreign affairs, ranging from human rights abuses to the recent geopolitical developments in the region.

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Smartphones to make 32% of all Egyptian mobile sales by 2016: SONY

  /  August 20, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Outlining the strides made in the Egyptian market, SONY Marketing Manager in the Middle East and Africa Younes Cherkaoui disucsses the company’s influence on the smart phone market and Egyptian receptiveness to the latest technology.

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Shell Lubricants to reach competitive market share in Egypt by year’s end: Managing Director

  /  August 19, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Daily News Egypt talks to Shell Lubricants Managing Director Saher Hashem to find out more about the company’s plans to make itself a market leader in the lubricants sector.

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Arab Contractors to significantly expand Egyptian and Saudi operations: Chairman

  /  August 18, 2014  /  interviews  /  5 Comments

In an interview with Al-Borsa, company Chairman Engineer Mohsen Salah talks about the the company’s upcoming expansion projects in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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Egypt has considerable problems in its penal institutions: Nasser Amin

  /  August 14, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

NCHR member Nasser Amin speaks to the Daily News Egypt about human rights issues in Egypt

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Xerox targets over 20% YOY growth: General Manager of Xerox Egypt

  /  August 13, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The company dominated the products segment in the banking sector, Ashraf Al Arman noted

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Mobile phones are next generation’s tool for electronic payment in Egypt: VISA

  /  August 6, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

Mobile phones are crucial to Visa’s Egypt strategy and their use in making payments is a pillar of Visa’s holistic financial strategy, according to Tariq El-Husseini, North and West Africa Visa General Manager. El-Husseini said read the rest…

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Aramex to invest EGP 150m to expand storage, transport activities over next 2 years

  /  August 5, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

In an interview with Daily News Egypt, CEO of Aramex Africa Samer Gharaibeh said that the company currently has a storage capacity of 106,000 square metres and hopes to add another 28,000 over the next two years.

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

and   /  July 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 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  /  7 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  /  5 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  /  1 Comment

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  /  23 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  /  22 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  /  27 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  /  28 Comments

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

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