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US data centre firm in venture with Egyptian telecoms tycoon

Reuters – US-based data centre firm Switch SUPERNAP has set up a joint venture with specialist investment companies in Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris’ telecoms empire to win business in Europe, Asia and the Americas. The joint venture with Accelero Capital and Orascom TMT Investments will build and operate data centres for clients such as cloud …

Daily News Egypt

Review: The media, Qatar and businessmen

One columnist addresses what he sees as flaws in the media, and another addresses current economic issues, including reconciliation with businessmen such as Sawiris and Ezz, and the issue of receiving money from Qatar. Four Subjects Dr Ahmed Khaled Tawfik Al-Tahrir newspaper Author Dr Ahmed Khaled Tawfik addressed the state of the media in his …

Thoraia Abou Bakr

Bad for business

A few days ago I told a Tunisian friend who just arrived some stories about the Egyptian political scene. She listened to me intently while suppressing her laughter, and after I was finished her only comment was: “Cheap Drama..You guys are living in a cheap drama.” I have found her comment not only a fantastic …

Mahmoud Salem

Pity Sawiris

At a time when many Egyptian workers are protesting against the chief executives of companies demanding better rights, employees at Orascom Construction Industries demonstrated an unusual display of loyalty against accusations from the government that the company owes EGP 14bn ($2.1bn) in back taxes relating to the 2007 sale of its cement arm to France’s Lafarge. Hundreds of …

Daily News Egypt

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