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EBRD, QNB ALAHLI join forces to support women entrepreneurs in Egypt

In line with EBRD’s support for the development of micro, small, and medium enterprises in Egypt, and the leading role of QNB ALAHLI in Egypt regarding that field, EBRD offered a senior loan of $20m to QNB ALAHLI SAE for on-lending to local small businesses. The loan is the first under EBRD’s new “Egypt Women …

Shaimaa Raafat

Women’s gyms lay bare limits of Saudi reforms

A Saudi decision to license within weeks the kingdom’s first women-only gyms constitutes progress in a country in which women’s rights are severely curtailed. It also lays bare the limitations of Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman’s plan for social and economic reforms that would rationalise and diversify the kingdom’s economy. Restrictions on what activities …

James Dorsey

EBRD, SFD support Egyptian women entrepreneurs

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Social Fund for Development (SFD) organised a “Supporting Women in Business” forum addressing the challenges facing Egypt’s women entrepreneurs. In a statement Thursday, the EBRD said that during the event, gender and small business experts discussed the challenges and opportunities facing women-led SMEs. It concluded …

Daily News Egypt

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