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Egypt: Nation Extends Its Expertise to Train Human Cadres in Kenya

Egypt is ready to extend its expertise to Kenya in the IT sector, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohamed Salem has said. Egypt will also help Kenya establish smart villages and implement programs aimed at preparing human cadres in this vital sector, added Salem during a meeting with visiting Kenyan Minister of Information and Communications Samuel Poghisio. The step …

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Egypt – steel works: € 70 million in contracts for Danieli

CAIRO, Egypt, March 19, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Italy confirmed its role as Egypt’s top economic-trade partner. After the successes of Ansaldo (€245 million in contracts for an electrical power plant) and Technimont ($520 million in contracts for the construction of a fertiliser plant in Aswan), the Danieli firm signed a contract for €50 million for the construction of …

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Egypt: Country Takes Part in Doha Arab Summit

Egypt will take part on 6/3/2012 in the Doha summit which is organized by Arab communication ministers council in cooperation with International Tele-communication Union (ITU).   Egypt is to be represented by Communications and IT Minister Dr. Mohamed Salem.   The summit is aimed at activating the role of the tele-communication in overcoming poverty and creating job opportunities for Arab …

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Egypt: Bacteria, plants tested in landmine deactivation method

[CAIRO] Egyptian researchers claim to have found a cheap, easy method for detecting and clearing landmines, using plants and bacteria. However, some experts are sceptical about the method, which they say faces major practical obstacles. The three-stage process for deactivating anti-personnel mines — landmines designed for use against humans — first detects the mine before corroding its cast-iron body and, finally, …

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Egypt sets a new course for its scientific efforts

[CAIRO] A year after the revolution, Egypt is drawing up a new strategy for promoting scientific research, aiming to harness the knowledge of its scientific diaspora, ease the commercialisation of research results, and protect technology imported from abroad.

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Egypt and UNECA ink IT deal

Egypt and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) have signed an agreement to boost and maintain cooperation on information and technology projects in Egypt and across the region.

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Egypt’s scientists savour post-revolution year

[CAIRO] Scientists have been reflecting on the astonishing gains that the Egyptian revolution has delivered them, as the first anniversary of Egypt’s Tahrir Square uprising approaches next week (25 January).

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North Africa: Researchers strike gold with nanoparticle virus test

An Egyptian research team has won a prize for developing a hepatitis C test using gold nanoparticles. The test could become a cheap and rapid way to screen people and blood banks for the virus.

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Egypt’s science city to spawn national research network

[CAIRO] Egypt is to establish a network of universities and research centres that will collaborate with the country’s planned US$2 billion science city, which is scheduled to open its doors to students in September 2012.

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Egyptian scientists to make diabetes drug from bitter fruit

[CAIRO] Bitter gourd, a plant long held to have anti-diabetic properties, is to be turned into tablets that Egyptian scientists hope will provide an alternative to insulin injections.

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