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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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Egyptian national shot dead in Benghazi in militia crossfire

  /  October 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian foreign ministry remains concerned over security and political situation in Libya

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Arabtec to conclude plan for 1m home project in Egypt

  /  September 30, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The $40bn project will be built in 13 locations across Egypt; first homes to be delivered in early 2017, according to Reuters

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16 sentenced to 18 years for disrupting constitutional referendum

  /  September 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The accused were also sentenced on charges of joining a banned group

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Morsi espionage trial postponed to 14 October

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Court awaits further reports relating to the case in which Brotherhood leaders are accused of collaborating with foreign organisations

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Erdogan in no position to give lessons on democracy: Egypt

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Turkish president has illusions of restoring the Ottoman Empire, says Egyptian foreign ministry

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Regional stability dependant on Egypt: UAE

  /  September 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Emirati foreign minister rejects questioning the legitimacy of Egyptian government

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Erdogan’s comments on Egypt is interference in Arab affairs: Arab League

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The recently elected Turkish president has been an outspoken critic of the ouster of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi

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CBE regulates 20m electronic payment cards: Head of CBE payment systems

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Electronic payments market in Egypt growing says Ahmed Faragallah

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10% of Egyptians use prepaid Visa cards: MENA director of prepaid products

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

MENA top region for total volume of prepaid card usage with 82.6% growth in the last year, says Sumit Tyagi

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400% increase in mobile payments in 2014: EMP Chairman

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Around 25% of global economy involves mobile payments, says Paul Edwards

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Shoukry continues high-level meetings in New York

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign minister discusses nuclear disarmament and regional issues on sidelines of UN General Assembly

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Political turmoil leads Egypt to drop 6 places in IT services global ranking

  /  September 24, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Egypt ranks 10th in A.T. Kearney’s 2014 Global Services Location Index

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Obama calls for Ahmed Maher’s release

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

Maher on list of global activists who Obama says “deserve to be free”

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Policeman referred to trial for assaulting disabled girl

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

Girl with “psychological disorder” was able to identify the perpetrator from a line-up

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Gaza talks to continue in October: Foreign Ministry

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

Palestinian reconciliation meetings continue in Cairo

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Informal sector volume records around EGP 1.5tn: ECES

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Government lost EGP 300bn in potential taxes, according to study

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International call for Libya ceasefire

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt joins international chorus to end “violence, terrorism and extremism” in Libya

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Al-Sisi begins UN visit

  /  September 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President looks to “correct some misconceptions” at the United Nations

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Al-Sisi heads Egyptian delegation to UN

  /  September 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President expected to speak at climate conference on Tuesday

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2 policemen dead in blast near foreign ministry

  /  September 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Seven people injured in the blast on 26 July Street in Bulaq Abul Ela area

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US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt: Pentagon

  /  September 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hagel and Sobhi discuss regional issues, including ISIS

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Egypt’s industrial policies discourage employment: World Bank report

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

50% of Egyptians believe unemployment situation will improve in the next five years, says Gallup survey

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Euromoney Conference: Construction and real estate sectors need better governance: Real estate developers

  /  September 17, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egypt’s construction and real estate market has growth potential, says real estate company regional director

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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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Egypt takes steps to increase Egyptian products in Russia

  /  September 14, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Industry minister calls on companies exporting to Russia to establish affiliate offices in Moscow to market products

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Government to allocate budget revenues in CBE to Suez Canal investment certificates

  /  September 13, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Finance says move comes to ease pressure on the general budget or the Suez Canal Authority after five years

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Egypt to invite IMF to assess economic reforms

  /  September 13, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Finance says government will invite IMF before Egypt’s economic summit in February 2015

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Abu Ismail sentenced to one year for insulting police

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former presidential candidate jailed for video describing police as ‘dogs’

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Egypt pledges support for Ebola fight

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt to supply medical supplies and laboratory equipment for Ebola-stricken nations

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