Egypt: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Makula Dunbar, 1:54 pm
Currency in Egypt continues to rise and fall. Egypt’s Central bank sells $38.4 million to other banks in hopes to stabilize the country’s finances
Makula Dunbar, 2:47 pm
Rockefeller $97 Million contribution will provide jobs for disadvantaged youth and others venturing into the digital market. Opportunities include work relating to web design, online research and tech center support.
Dana Sanchez, 11:02 am
Falling agricultural productivity, a rising middle class and more mouths to feed are driving up Africa’s food imports, and that could spell opportunity, or set off finger pointing. Bad luck could be blamed, according to an article in Financial Times. Rice crops were damaged by bad weather in Niger, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Madagascar and Benin. Egypt’s cattle have been beset […]
Makula Dunbar, 6:11 pm
The Egyptian government addresses economic deficit, may cut down on subsidies for the poor
Makula Dunbar, 1:47 pm
UNICEF holds a two-day chronic malnutrition conference in Paris revealing that loss of productivity and health care costs related to child malnutrition in Africa amounts to $25 billion annually.
Dana Sanchez, 2:50 pm
Dominant in the Middle East, Dubai-based TV broadcaster OSN hopes to build subscribers in North Africa and is in talks to acquire rights to air French channels from Morocco to Libya.
Dana Sanchez, 1:52 pm
As a growing middle class and its spending power hasten urbanization in Africa, urban retailers increasingly need efficient distribution facilities or warehouses to store their merchandise.
The growing middle class and its spending power are hastening urbanization in Africa, and retailers need places to store their merchandise
Dana Sanchez, 1:45 pm
Despite economic growth and optimism in Africa, perceptions vary greatly between global business leaders doing business in Africa and those who have not yet invested there, according to the the Ernst & Young Africa Attractiveness Survey 2013.
Dana Sanchez, 11:19 pm
South Africa ranked No. 1 for foreign direct investment in Africa but others such as Ghana and Nigeria are catching up, according to an Ernst & Young survey.
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