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Announcement of Eighth Annual Class of Scholars Underscores Qalaa Holdings’ Commitment to Investing in the Future of Egypt

Seventeen top Egyptian students to pursue graduate educations at elite universities abroad with scholarships from Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation[1]; awards are conditional on recipients returning to Egypt to work post-graduation The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation (CCSF)* announced yesterday the names of its eighth annual class of scholars. The seventeen members of the 2014-15 class of Citadel Capital Scholars will pursue …

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Egypt Media Engage in Education Session about Hepatitis C Awareness Supported by Roche Diagnostics Middle East

To highlight and raise awareness around hepatitis C in Egypt, which has the one of the largest prevalence in the world of the virus, with a 10 percent prevalence of chronic HCV infection among persons aged 15-59 years1. Medical specialists addressed media professionals in an interactive educational session. The event forms part of the media club series hosted by Roche …

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Visit of Mr. Yutaka Iimura, Special Representative of the Government of Japan to the Arab Republic of Egypt

1. Given the current situation of Egypt, Mr.Yutaka Iimura, Special Representative of the Government of Japan, visited Egypt from April 15th to 17th and met Mr.Nabil Fahmi, Foreign Minister of Egypt, Dr.Nabil El-Araby, the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, and others. 2. In the meeting between Mr.Iimura and Foreign Minister Mr.Fahmi, (1) Mr.Iimura conveyed the following points. …

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Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, and Egypt Lead 13 Arab States in Sustainable Energy

RCREEE launched the first index to compare and benchmark sustainable energy competitiveness in the Arab region. According to the newly launched Arab Future Energy Index™ (AFEX), Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan earned the top three ranks in energy efficiency capabilities and progress. In renewable energy Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt held the top three ranks, respectively. Dr. Tareq Emtairah, Executive Director, Regional …

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Al- Jazeera Paints Organizes training sessions for more than 80 teachers in Alexandria-Egypt technical schools

The first of its kind step between a Saudi paints company and the Egyptian education sector Al- Jazeera Paints, the high quality paints industry giant in the Middle East and surrounding regions commenced its training sessions for teachers in technical/vocational educational schools in Alexandria Province Education Department in the Arab Republic of Egypt. Mr. Abdullah Bin Saud Al Romaih, Al- …

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IDP Education Middle East is organizing its biannual tertiary education fair, IDP Australia Roadshow, 11-23 September 2013

The event has established itself as one of the most distinguished education fairs in the Middle East. This round, the roadshow will tour 7 countries: Jordan, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt and Azerbaijan. Hosting representatives of 20 prestigious Australian universities, the event aims to enable students and professionals in these countries, who are eager to study abroad, to find the …

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AU high-level panel to meet Egyptian stakeholders

An African Union (AU) High-Level Panel will travel to Egypt, this week, to meet with all the Egyptian stakeholders and brief the AU Peace and Security Council on its mission. The decision was taken on Monday after AU Commission Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma met with the Special Envoy of the Interim President of Egypt Mona Omar, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. They …

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Five MENA countries selected for top 50 ranking of the most socially advanced countries globally

New Social Progress Index ranks countries by their social and environmental performance United Arab Emirates ranked 19th of 50 selected countries as most socially advanced globally The Social Progress Index, a new index ranks a group of 50 countries by their social and environmental performance. Out of the 50 countries selected, five are from the MENA region: The UAE, Tunisia, …

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Ancient Egyptian river could be revived for farming

By Ian Randall – SciDev.Net A 5,000-year-old river could be resurrected to bring sustainable agriculture to one of the planet’s rainiest yet driest deserts, according to a study, which proposes an ambitious engineering scheme for Egypt that the country’s government is now reviewing. The desert of the Sinai Peninsula receives the most rainfall of any part of Egypt — around …

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Jumia named “Arab Internet Pioneer” for 2012

Jumia was acknowledged as one of the leaders in developing e-commerce in Egypt Jumia Egypt’s largest, fastest-growing e-commerce retailer has been awarded recently as “Arab Internet Pioneer” for 2012 by the Syndicate of e-commerce and e-marketing and the Faculty of Commerce at Cairo University. Jumia won this award as recognition for the continued growth and leadership in developing e-commerce industry …

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