Egypt

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Mastercard And Injaz Egypt Empower Women Entrepreneurs In Egypt

The collaboration aims to mobilize the participation of women in the economic sector On the occasion of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Mastercard, a leading technology company [...]

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RiseUp Summit 2016: The Entrepreneurship Revolution

RiseUp press conference announces 2016 tracks, events, and speakers building to economic empowerment RiseUp hosted its annual press conference on the 20th of November to announce the activities and tracks that will be covered in [...]

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Black Friday Deals in Africa

America's Black Friday fever is fast sweeping across Africa. Originally started in the United States as a day of promotional sales after Thanksgiving, it also signals the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Most major retailers open [...]

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#1 – Nine Million Egyptian Christians Are Too Scared To Worship

In a nation where Islam is the state religion, successive secular but authoritarian regimes have restricted Christians from practicing their beliefs, even though freedom of religion is enshrined in the constitution. Read More >> Source: [...]

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#10 – The One Room Where Egyptians Can Express Themselves

Bab Aldonia (The World’s Door) bookshop and cafe in Cairo opened its scream room about a month ago, converting what was previously used solely as a practice space for bands into a place where visitors [...]

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#8 – Egypt Is In Line For A New Capital City

The China Fortune Land Development Company has agreed to provide $20 billion for the currently unnamed city, after a meeting between heads of the firm and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. Read More >> [...]

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Collaborative Innovation Driving Financial Inclusion in Africa

“Africa is the next frontier,” says Raghu Malhotra, Mastercard’s Middle East and Africa President. Speaking to Africa.com at the recent Mastercard Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary, Malhotra says that in emerging markets you don’t have the same infrastructure [...]

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Mastercard Study: African Consumers are Hungry for More Digital Services

African consumers use their smartphone more than any other device. This is according to the findings from the Mastercard Impact of Innovation study, released on the sidelines of the Mastercard Innovation Forum 2016, which opened [...]

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Nokia Support Orange Egypt To Launch Personalized Services Faster To Its Subscribers

Nokia Subscriber Data Management platform to consolidate data, gather insights for customized services on 2G, 3G and future LTE networks To enable the operator to provide personalized services based on usage patterns of its subscribers [...]

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#1 – Egypt’s New Statue Honouring Soldiers Gets Tongues Wagging

The sculpture, titled “Mother of the Martyr,” depicts a slender peasant woman, a traditional artistic representation of Egypt, with her arms outstretched. A helmeted soldier is standing behind her, looking over her shoulder with his [...]