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Mohammed-Nosseir

How the Egyptian state frames and manages chaos

Having lived in complete chaos for many years, Egyptians have come to believe that chaotic behaviour is an Egyptian cultural trait, part of their DNA, and that we are by nature a chaotic people. The reality is that chaos is consciously sustained by the Egyptian state, to facilitate its authoritarian rule. It is simply one …


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Living with Greece’s new tax increase

How are Greeks dealing with the country’s new value-added tax? Where are they cutting corners? As Marinathi Milona reports from Thessaloniki, many Greeks feel the increase is the right plan at the wrong time.


Mohammed Nosseir

Ideas to boost productivity among government employees

By Mohammed Nosseir Egypt is widely known for its vast government bureaucracy. Inefficiency, low productivity and over-employment are noticeable characteristics of this bureaucracy that negatively affect the implementation and progress of all government initiatives and projects.  Not only are these drawbacks recognised by economic institutions and citizens; they are also acknowledged by cabinet members themselves. …


Dr. Bjørn Lomborg

Providing legal identity to all a great step for good governance

By Dr. Bjørn Lomborg Corruption last year cost the world more than $1tr. That is $1tr we can’t use to get better health care, education, food and environment. A study shows that corruption in Egypt costs each citizen about EGP 2,715 each year. And corruption is only part of the problem of poor governance – many …