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10% growth in revenues for Nokia’s infrastructure sector in Q2 2014: CEO

  /  October 29, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Company achieved revenues last year following losses for two consecutive years, with increasing demand for network maintenance coupled with decline in new network construction

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Entrepreneurs do not understand their legal requirements: Levari founders

  /  October 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The legal information available is quite convoluted and entrepreneurs don’t have access to it, says Sherif Hefni, partner at Levari Law

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Dave McClure sees big opportunities in Egypt

  /  October 25, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Growth rates in emerging markets are far in excess of US markets, with more opportunity internationally, McClure said

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Maintaining forefront in Egyptian market tops Samsung challenges for 2015: ElGamal

  /  October 22, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Egyptians care most about screen size, price, battery, and camera for mobile phones

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Intel cooperating with education ministry, Banque Misr to provide computers for schools

  /  October 15, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Education technology is top company priority in Egypt, says Intel’s Egypt executive Al-Fatih

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No lists of those barred from universities: Falcon Executive Director

  /  October 13, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Falcon denies use of weapons while securing university campuses

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EBRD invests $713m in 15 projects in Egypt: Philip ter Woort

  /  October 11, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Bank meeting with consultancy firm to consider supporting Suez Canal Corridor projects, bank’s Egypt Director

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Egypt to witness huge growth in electronic payments in next 5 years: EMP chairman, Actis partner

  /  October 1, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The 5th Emerging Markets Payments Conference (EMPC) kicked off on 26 September in Sharm El-Sheikh, gathering key decision makers from banks and electronic payment companies across the Middle East and Africa to discuss opportunities and read the rest…

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Dabaa nuclear project to provide 50% of electrical power to Egypt: Electricity ministry nuclear affairs and energy adviser

  /  September 30, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Implementation delays cost $8bn annually, says Al-Osery

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Colliers International looks at real estate projects in Egypt: Regional director

  /  September 29, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Country’s core demographics will always be encouraging factor for investors: Albert

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At least 4 solar power stations to be established for government institutions to work with renewable energy – tenders out for 4 more : Onera chairman Wael El Nashar

  /  September 28, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Amid Egypt’s energy crisis and worsening power outages, the government has indicated that new and renewable energy could be part of the solution. The Daily News Egypt conducted an interview with Wael El Nashar, board read the rest…

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Foreign investors can determine extent of Egypt’s economic progress by 2015: PineBridge Chief Investment Officer

  /  September 27, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Wael Aburida says the region remains massively attractive to investors due to the relatively strong pace of economic growth

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Brotherhood and Salafis behind criticism of Iran visit: Ahmed Karima

  /  September 24, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

By Hoda Badri Professor of Islamic Law at the University of Al-Azhar, Ahmed Karima, told Daily News Egypt that his visit to Iran was for academic purposes and not related to politics, adding that those read the rest…

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Investment in petroleum sector linked to Egypt’s political orientation: Former minister

  /  September 23, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Former petroleum minister Osama Kamal and former EGPC vice president Medhat Youssef talk to Daily News Egypt about the problems in Egypt’s petroleum industry

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MIGA offer $1bn new guarantees for cross-border investments in MENA region

  /  September 22, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

We are ready to attract investors in power, infrastructure, transport, and agribusiness sectors, says CEO

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Aqar Map head urges more government cooperation with real estate developers

  /  September 20, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The website’s online visitors reached one million visitors last month, compared to 300,000 two years ago

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Minister of Trade and Industry reveals new initiatives to bolster Egyptian economy

  /  September 19, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Abdel Nour: Industrial developer annexations of land is indispensable

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Capital market eager to present exchange traded funds (ETF) to investors: EGX chairman

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Infrastructure, telecommunication and real estate show stock market promise

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2 projects comprising investments of $3.5bn included in company’s long-term plan: Basil El-Baz

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

By Alia Stohy and Mahmoud Al-Qasas The Carbon Holdings Company is planning to present its initial public offering (IPO) to the main stock exchange at the value of $2 billion. The company nearly resolved negotiations read the rest…

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Current government will not raise petroleum product prices: Planning minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

National investment veered off its developmental course and we seek to resolve the financial entanglements with government agencies, says El-ArabyBy

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Investment opportunities in Suez Canal Project are endless: Dar Al-Handasah director of operations

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Closeness of name between company and army’s engineering corps led to confusion

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Egypt can still attract foreign investment of $10bn in 2014-15: Investment minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Ashraf Salman says energy investment is top priority

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12.5% deficit in FY 2013/2014 budget, financing gap valued at EGP 10-11bn: Finance minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

CBE’s temporary ‘financial’ account is strategic reserve and will not be used to solve budget deficit

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Industrial sector, investments will rise when Egypt offers preferential treatment to local products: Trade minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

  Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour told the Daily News Egypt in an interview for the Euromoney supplement that the law offering preferential treatment to local products will be referred read the rest…

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Upcoming period is busy time for petroleum industry: Petroleum minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Although there will be a $2bn in debts to foreign partners by year end, ministry has paid back $11.2bn to foreign companies during FY 2013/2014

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As much as 20% or more of Egypt’s energy could be solar: Consilio CEO

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Solar energy is a supplemental source as it requires subsidies and storage to meet peak hours

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Larger stake in Palm Hills sought: Ripplewood CEO

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Collins affirms commitment to support Egypt’s economic recovery, interest in more opportunities in the country

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Novartis grows by 15%: CPO Head and Country President

  /  September 14, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The Daily News Egypt interviewed Novartis’ CPO Head and Country President Basyouni Abouseif and chief scientific officer at the company, Sameh Rakha, to discuss the company’s progress in Egypt, and the introduction of breakthrough medications read the rest…

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6 companies to have IPOs this fiscal year: EFG Hermes CEO

and   /  September 13, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Food industry likely to be the first to have an IPO, says Karim Awad

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More antiquities intended for smuggling detected, others to be returned soon: Tourism Police

  /  September 10, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Heavier legal price for those who ‘encroach on tourists’ even if victim drops charges, says assistant interior minister

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