[TechCrunch] Egypt is home to one of Africa's largest vehicle fleets, with over 6 million cars (80% are passenger cars) on its roads. According to this finding, most are used cars; their ratio to new vehicles is 3:1. But the used cars market isn't only enormous in Egypt; it is in almost every country with a large population globally.
[Egypt Online] The Interior Ministry will host on Monday an Interpol workshop at the Police Academy on "Confronting emerging terrorist organizations and phenomena in the Middle East and Africa". The event will run until May 25.
[Egypt Online] Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed Ahmed Morsi discussed on Sunday the latest developments of the project of setting up a non-governmental university after getting the approval of the Higher Education Ministry.
[Egypt Online] Minister of Communication and Information Technology Amr Talaat and STMicroelectronics' Executive Vice President Ricardo De Sa Earp reviewed Saturday 14/05/2022 the company's investment plans in Egypt.
[TechCrunch] Mylerz, a Cairo-based e-commerce fulfillment startup, plans to enter three new markets in North Africa and expand across Egypt over the next three months against the backdrop of the $9.6 million funding it has just secured.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Concerns have arisen over the safety of popular Indomie instant noodles after the Food Safety Authority of Egypt banned its chicken and vegetables flavoured instant noodles as well as instant noodles with chili packs from the Egyptian market, citing that it's unsafe for human consumption.
[CPJ] When Egyptian Journalist Alaa Abdelfattah was rearrested in September 2019 for sharing a tweet with allegations of wrongdoing by a state security officer, he ended up back in prison under the same watchful gaze of authorities who had warned him a few months prior to stop reporting, or he would "regret it." However, Abdelfattah did not stop writing, resorting to pencil-written letters smuggled out of prison.
[Egypt Online] Higher Education and Scientific Research Minister and Acting Health Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said Friday 81,384,156 doses of coronavirus vaccines have been given to Egyptian citizens and foreign residents residing in Egypt so far, which is a high vaccination rate by the World Health Organization (WHO) standards.
[CPJ] Washington, D.C -- The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes news reports that Egypt has included journalists Mohamed Salah and Abdo Fayed among its latest prisoner releases, but calls on Egyptian authorities to release at least 23 other journalists in custody.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Two airlines operating in Liberia, Air France, and Egypt Air, have been dragged to court on Action of Damages for Wrong and Discrimination by a Liberian legal practitioner, Cllr. Secular Y. Edwards.
[TechCrunch] Per reports, Egyptians spend about 30% of their income on food in a $17 billion restaurant industry, one of the largest in Africa and the Middle East. Yet restaurants in this North African nation operate on thin margins due to several factors, ranging from large initial investments and high cost of rent to increasing operating expenses and commissions charged by aggregators.
[Egypt Online] Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said that countries all around the world have no choice but to unite for countering the effects of climate change, which underlines the critical importance of the next UN climate summit hosted by Egypt in November.
[Egypt Online] Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El Sheikh in November, would focus on climate adaptation, mitigation and financing.
[Egypt Online] Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation El Sayed El Quseir and UAE's Ambassador in Cairo Maryam al-Kaabi reviewed on Monday prospects of agricultural investment cooperation between both countries.
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday directed the government to work for promoting the role of civil societies as well as the mechanisms for coordination between NGOs and the national network of female community leaders.
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said that the State is moving forward in adopting plans and proposals that would attract more domestic and foreign investments via ambitious programs meant to propel various economic sectors.
[Egypt Online] Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation El Sayed el-Quseir discussed with CEO of Norway's EAT Foundation Gunhild Stordalen enhancing the flexibility of the agricultural sector, supporting innovation of adaptation systems to face climate change and establishing more sustainable agricultural systems.
[Egypt Online] Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation el Sayed el Quseir announced on Thursday 14/4/2022 approving India to import wheat according to a report raised by head of the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine Ahmed el Attar.
[New Times] Robert Pack Jr, the American coach of Rwanda Energy Group (REG) Basketball club is currently in Cairo - Egypt to attend group-stage games of the Nile Conference, as a way of keeping an eye on his team's potential opponents at the playoffs level.
[Egypt Online] Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt Christian Berger said on Friday 08/04/2022 the EU is working on finishing details of the ?100-million grant, which Egypt will receive, in response to the surging food prices on the heels of Russia's military operation in Ukraine, expecting the details will be finalized within two weeks.
[Egypt Online] International Cooperation Minister Rania el Mashat held on Friday 08/04/2022 a number of meetings with representatives of Jordan, Tunisia, Mauritania, Morocco and the World Bank during her visit to Jeddah to attend the Annual High-Level meetings with Arab Financial Authorities and Institutions.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Angolan ambassador to Egypt, Nelson Cosme, reaffirmed the Angolan State's interest in strengthening the partnership with the Egyptian authorities, within the framework of bilateral cooperation.
[IPS] Cairo, Egypt -- Tourism to Egypt's GDP is as vital as the Nile to its people. After Egypt's tourism sector began to recover following the Russian plane crash in 2015. Then COVID hit, and now the Ukrainian war shot a bullet through its heart.
[WHO] Today, WHO announced that Egypt's and Nigeria's medical products regulatory agencies had reached maturity level 3. This means that these national bodies have been found to function well and that they could be eligible for inclusion into the transitional WHO Listed Authorities, a list that will comprise the world's regulators of reference - that is, regulatory authorities that should be globally recognized as meeting WHO and other international standards.
[Legalbrief] South Africa' s image as a neutral party was last week shattered when it tried to introduce a resolution at the UN that made no mention of Russia. Pretoria's proposed resolution on providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine was defeated in the UN General Assembly because it did not blame Russia for the humanitarian crisis.
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received on Monday 28/3/2022France's Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Bruno Le Maire, in the presence of Prime Minister, Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Finance, Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Dr. Amr Talaat, and Minister of Trade and Industry, Ms. Nevine Gamea.
[Egypt Online] The Future of the Egyptian Industry in light of Global Transformations Conference, organized by the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS), was launched on Saturday morning, March 26, 2022.