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Bringing entrepreneurship to the curriculum

As an antidote to the country's increasing unemployment problem, one company is working to make entrepreneurship and innovation as important...

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NBD to finance electric grid using Islamic finance

The National Bank for Development (NBD) announced on Monday that it has signed on to finance US$110 million in improvements...

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Mobinil CEO says industry to face price hikes

Mobile phone services are going to get more expensive, and soon, Mobinil's Chief Operating Officer told a group of reporters...

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Two years on, Mubarak money abroad remains unattainable

Nearly two years after demonstrators first started trickling into Tahrir Square, chanting against corrupt government practices and calling for former...

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Government struggles to get a sukuk law on the books

Officials went to the drawing board with a controversial law on  sukuk , or Islamic-sanctioned bonds, that was set to...

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Lifting subsidies, without impoverishing the people

As the Egyptian government comes to terms with its dwindling funds and struggles to navigate a worsening financial crisis, the...

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Fiscal fumbling: Tax law, IMF turmoil knocks economy off course

Egyptian officials have asked to postpone a request for a US$4.8 loan from the International Monetary Fund, loan officials said...

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Imminent decree to give Morsy more power over Central Bank

President Mohamed Morsy will issue a decree within days that would give him more power over Egypt’s Central Bank, according...

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Morsy issues broad tax increases, including energy, soft drinks, cigarettes, alcohol

New public tax laws on a broad array of products and services were technically entered into force on Friday, as...

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Africa rising: Can Egypt capitalize on its neighbors' growth?

As Egypt struggles to recover from a period of political tumult and a two-year economic downturn, the country’s market officials...

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Economy’s fragile economic recovery shaken by unrest

The doors and windows of the businesses that line Tahrir Square were shuttered again one morning last week, after nearly...

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Egypt's economic reform plan: Revolutionary social justice, or more of the same?

The details of a 10-year economic reform plan that officials say aims to make Egypt “a free and democratic civil...

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IMF spokesperson: Loan contingent on implementation of policies

The IMF loan agreement Egypt reached last week with the fund’s delegation has not been directly affected by President Mohamed...

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Cooking with economy in Ard al-Lewa

Um Islam, of the informal Ard al-Lewa neighborhood in northwest Giza, knows just where to find the cheap and good-sized...

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