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Egypt’s Universities Open Up to Blended Learning

Egypt’s new academic year, which has just begun, has a new feature, with universities enrolling students in academic programs based on blended learning for the first time. One high-profile example of this approach, in which students learn through a combination of traditional classroom lectures and online courses, can be seen at the American University in Cairo. The university has started …

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Egypt’s CIB progresses plans to launch digital bank

Bank executive says digital banks are key to bringing around 45 million eligible Egyptians into the formal banking sector One of Egypt’s biggest banks, Commercial International Bank (CIB), is pressing ahead with plans to create a digital bank, in a bid to tap into the huge numbers of the country’s population that remains unbanked and bring them into the formal …

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Egypt mulls construction of $2.33bln wind farms

The anticipated projects will be implemented under the BOO scheme Cairo: The Egyptian electricity ministry is in talks with a number of international companies to execute wind power projects with capacities of up to 1,800 megawatts at a cost of around EUR 2 billion. The anticipated projects will be implemented under the Build, Own and Operate (BOO) scheme, Almal News …

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UAE’s Shuaa Capital to boost foothold in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt

The Saudi market is so important and full of growth potentials and opportunities Shuaa Capital is seeking to collaborate with Saudi Arabia’s Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC) to launch and manage real estate investment funds in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The partnership is directed towards managing the development and expansion of centrally located real estate hotspots across the Kingdom, …

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Microsoft joins MENA Innovation Summit this year in Egypt

“Digitisation of classrooms is key to creating the world of tomorrow” Cairo, Egypt – 19 July, 2018 – As part of its mission to empower students and educators around the globe through technology, Microsoft is participating in the 2018 MENA Innovation Summit, taking place in Cairo, Egypt, from July 29 – 31. The Forum will bring together ministers, senior government …

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Egypt’s start-ups face problems that hinder growth potentials: Cairo-based entrepreneur

“A Careem-like startup is very hard to be founded in Egypt”, Egyptian entrepreneur Mostafa Elshafey told Zawya By Yasmine Saleh, ZAWYA Young Egyptians with entrepreneurial ambitions face struggles on several fronts when trying to build their businesses, a Cairo-based entrepreneur has said. Young Egyptian entrepreneur Mostafa Elshafey, the ex-CEO and founder of the DCBEgypt direct billing platform, which was sold …

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Arabtec to build new phases of Emaar project in Egypt

UAE-based contractor to build 128 new villas within Emaar Misr’s Uptown Cairo project United Arab Emirates-based construction company Arabtec has announced it has secured a contract worth 157 million UAE dirhams ($42.75 million) to build two new phases of a project for Emaar Misr, the Egyptian arm of Dubai-based Emaar Properties. The company said in a statement to the Dubai …

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‘Start Egypt’ discovers entrepreneurs across the country

UK-funded Start Egypt programme has just completed a discovery mission for the country’s future entrepreneurs Supporting innovation and entrepreneurship across Egypt is vital to boost economic development and improve lives Partnering with Techne Drifts and Entreprenelle, Start Egypt has toured nine Egyptian cities as part of its road shows and its female founders’ workshops. Start Egypt experts from Flat6Labs headed …

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MENA Innovation 2018 – Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

Industry and government are looking forward with anticipation to MENA Innovation 2018 which will see the gathering of ministers and government officials, under the patronage of HE Yasser El Kady, Egyptian Minister of Communications & Information Technology. The summit will take place over three days at the Dusit Thani, Cairo, 29 – 31 July. Up to 25 Middle Eastern and …

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UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education

Giving students the skills they need for success: UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education gathers university leaders from across Egypt On 11 February leaders of universities across Egypt were invited to a workshop at the British Embassy in Cairo to share best practice on improving higher education, by giving university teachers the recognition they deserve for their work, and ensuring …

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