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15 mins ago

Business
Central Bank of Egypt expands base of beneficiaries for LE100 bn stimulus initiative

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) on Sunday decided to expand the base of beneficiaries for its LE100 billion stimulus initiative, launched in December 2019 to support the private industrial and agricultural economic sectors. The bank announced on Sunday that ... Read More

2 days ago

Science
Video app Zoom rockets to fame, with some hiccups, amid pandemic

What does British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have in common with virtual happy hour celebrants and thousands of students around the world? All use the Zoom videoconferencing application to get together while staying apart during the deadly coronavirus pandemic. But ... Read More

2 days ago

Culture
HBO makes programming available free as part of #StayHomeBoxOffice

In advance of the launch of streaming service HBO Max, HBO will seek to ease the act of social distancing by making 500 hours of programming available free for a limited time, under the heading #StayHomeBoxOffice. The promotion kicks off ... Read More

2 hours ago

Life & Style
No evidence that pet animals can spread coronavirus: Study

Researchers of the German Friedrich-Loeffler Institute announced in a recent study that there is no possibility that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can spread from domestic animals to people, with the virus’s primary source of transmission being human to human. The ... Read More