If ever a country had the gift of being placed in the best geographical position on the map, it is Egypt. There they are, with the Mediterranean to the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea to the east...
On June 30, the political focus of most people was at Tahrir Square, in Cairo, to see the scheduled mass demonstrations, which were called up in opposition to Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, and against the dominance of Muslim Brotherhood...
To analyse a revolution is like analysing an earthquake. Both are unpredictable and tumultuous and are an outburst of unexpected expression which overturns the status-quo dramatically. That one is naturally occurring, while the other is manmade, does dampen the...
Factors that have contributed to the spike in the illegal cigarette brands include a deteriorating security situation across the country and a series of sudden and sharp taxes increases on legitimate cigarettes. The Government of Egypt is still struggling to rebuild...
Nile dams. The Nile River Basin Initiative can provide clean power to 375 million East African citizens. East Africa population may exceed 760 million people by 2030 (currently it is 375 million) – while Egypt’s population could exceed 140 million...
A new USD 1.6 billion agreement has been signed between Saudi Arabia and Egypt to link electricity grids between the two countries. Initially, an international tender for the project was planned in 2010. After facing a delay of several years...
The Egyptian Railways is one of the most popular modes of public transportation in Egypt with around 800 million passenger miles annually. Most of this network connects the Nile Delta with Cairo and Alexandria. The train fares in commuter...
  One of Egypt’s largest supermarket chains is reportedly in talks with Dubai retail giant for a potential sale of assets. According to Gulf Business, sources close to the deal reveal that Dubai-based firm Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) is in the...