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10,000 children participate in the Global Hand Washing Day

  /  November 27, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

In celebration of Global Hand Washing Day, “Lifebuoy” soap brand launches a National Hand Washing Campaign to raise awareness on the importance of hygiene

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Legal environment, lack of transparency challenge economy: UNB board director

  /  November 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Investment opportunities can be created through improving infrastructure and providing support to the sectors, Mohamed Nassar Abdeen says

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Opportunities, challenges for investment in Egypt’s renewable energy sector

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

‘Invest in Egypt 2014’ conference kicks off in Abu Dhabi, amid speculation on the country’s potential for green energy

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Egypt economy recovering after 4 years of slow activity: IMF mission chief

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

“There is growing national consensus on the need for economic reform”, says Chris Jarvis

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Cabinet approves ‘terrorist entities’ draft law

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Draft law details offences that could result in a group being listed as a terrorist group

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Tourism ministry aims to expand foreign investment: Ministerial advisor

  /  November 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Ministry of Tourism is working to attract investments worth $5bn before 2020, will offer mega investment opportunities during the economic summit in March 2015

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Clear economic vision is big challenge for Egypt in 2015: EFG-Hermes Head of Research

  /  November 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Egyptian market is, however, the most attractive in the Arab world due to potentially high returns on investments

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UN adopts resolutions presented by Egypt

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s foreign ministry accuses countries voting against resolution of being in favour of “Israel’s illegal practices”

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607 protesters died in Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in: Committee report

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Committee holds government accountable for the number of casualties, issues recommendations

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Egypt opens Rafah border crossing to admit Palestinians into Gaza

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt has closed the border crossing for a month, after deadly attacks in the Sinai Peninsula claimed the lives of 30 Egyptian security personnel

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Nile Project: Using culture to transform conflict

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Through music production, educational workshops and activities promoting innovation, the project aims to contribute to finding solutions to the conflict over water resources

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Egypt one of the HSBC Group’s 19 global priority markets

  /  November 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

By Walid Abdel Azim Mona El Sayed, Head of Commercial Banking at HSBC Bank Egypt, talks to the Daily News Egypt about the company’s plans and assessment of the Egyptian economy. What is the HSBC’s read the rest…

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Government negotiates $200m from Khalifa Fund, to invest in Employment Holding Company: Planning minister

and   /  November 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Minister of Planning Ashraf El-Araby expects approximately $2.5bn in FDI in Q2 FY 2014/2015

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High-speed train, metro lines 5 and 6 priority for transportation ministry’s investment projects: Hany Dahy

  /  November 25, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

National roads project expected to be completed in August 2015

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General picture of the Egyptian economy mixed during IMF visit

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Lagarde added that the conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa will have serious economic implications not just for the region, but the entire world.

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New phases of Hyde Park and Chill Out Park in the range of EGP 9bn: CEO Dar Mimar Group

  /  November 25, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Daily News egypt sat Down with Ayman Ismail, the CEOof Construction and Engineering Company Dar Mimar Group (DMG), to talk about DMG’s performance in the Egyptian market and its future real estate plans What are the projects read the rest…

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Agricultural land allocation law to be ratified within two weeks: Industry minister

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Allocation controls will involve respect for prices and payment terms, says Abdel Nour

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Al-Mazroui Group aims supply of investments in health, housing, and Suez Canal

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Al-Mazroui stressed that the situation has now settled in Egypt, but that investment regulation laws are not yet in place

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First draw of its kind to allocate lands for housing associations: GACHC

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Cooperative housing units have access to a cooperative loan of EGP 50,000 for every unit with a 5% interest rate over 20 years

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Government anticipates higher growth rates

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Builders of Egypt Forum kicks off, minister of planning foresees boom in construction industry

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Al-Sisi meets Pope Francis

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Pope calls on Egypt to uphold rights in constitution as path to “inter-religious dialogue”

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5 members of Salafi Front arrested in Cairo ahead of 28 November protests

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Suspects were planning to “stage protests and incite violence”, says interior ministry

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Large share of foreign aid goes to private sector, government: International cooperation minister

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Egypt is counting on an increase in loans and grants from international funding agencies to support implementation of government projects and increase growth rates in the coming period

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What happened to Egypt’s NGOs?

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Civil society groups continue to operate after registration deadline, despite challenges

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Egypt welcomes ‘great success’ of Bahrain elections

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Bahrain held parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, opposition boycotted the vote

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Military court upholds Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya leaders’ sentence

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Five found guilty of breaching military zone by a military court in September

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Port Said trial postponed to 20 December

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Prosecution to present its arguments in the next session

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Egypt-UAE agreement to fund micro-projects signed

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Agreements reflect steps to decrease rural poverty and increase women’s participation in the work force

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Egypt, UAE militaries in 3rd joint training this year

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“Righteous Arrows” exercise aims to “support and strengthen” cooperation

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Sexual harassment still pervasive in Egypt, despite new law

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

25 November is international day for the elimination of violence against women

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