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Op-ed review: The Coptic file

Several writers commented on the situation of Egypt’s Christian community given recent controversy in the Upper Egypt governorate of Minya and possible tensions. In the privately-owned Al-Watan newspaper, Magda Al-Gindi touched upon the issue of worship places for Coptic citizens, highlighting how the government has undermined churches over the years and the challenge to make …

Amira El-Fekki

Spacetoon Group brings back Baby Shark to Middle East

After causing a huge phenomenon with millions of children followers worldwide, Spacetoon Group, the Leading Company in the field of edutainment in the MENA, has recently announced its partnership with Pinkfong, the children’s educational brand of SmartStudy, a South Korean educational entertainment company, to bring Baby Shark to the Middle East. Baby Shark is currently …

Shaimaa Raafat

Human experience still at the heart of digital transformation

Machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IOT) are transcending from buzzwords to hard reality. As organisations invest millions into their IT estate, it can seem easy to forget the importance that humans play in the future of technology. After all, it is still humans who decide whether technology is adding …

Paul Mountford

Making the Middle East a safe environment for crypto investing

This year the blockchain industry has evolved, infiltrated traditional sectors, become more credible through increased regulation, and seen blockchain hubs of innovation cemented in smaller jurisdictions. The features that the blockchain industry has adopted now mirror that of a more mature space, such as the widening breadth of professional services, the mainstream adoption of crypto …

Frank Wagner

A simple lesson of peace

As a writer on human rights issues, I do not lack reasons for concern. Nowadays, in many countries, human rights are abused, and violence strikes in one of its multiple forms. Although writing topics are plentiful, this situation is especially upsetting for anybody who yearns to live in a peaceful world. At such moments, when …

Cesar Chelala

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