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CIRA Egypt

Bringing high-quality education to the under-served middle-income segment in Egypt


Mohamed El-Kalla, Managing director of CIRA

As Egypt’s middle class grows over the coming years, so too will the demand for high-quality private education at affordable prices, and that... Apr 24, 2019

Education | Africa | Egypt



Egypt

Bold economic reforms pay major dividends


President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi swearing in Prime Minister Mostafa Kamal Madbouly in June, 2018.

The Egyptian government has implemented reforms and laid down the plans that will ultimately allow the private sector to take the driving seat on the... Apr 14, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt


Investment, Egypt

Africa’s top investment destination




Egypt is now the second largest recipient of direct U.S. investments in the Middle East.

 

Apr 14, 2019

Industry & Trade | Africa | Egypt


Egypt

Closer than ever: the strategic partnership between Egypt and the United States continues to unfold


Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry (right) meets U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in January, 2019.

Forty years on from the signing of the Camp David Accords, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sheds light on the dynamics behind the evolving strategic... Apr 14, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt



Planning, Egypt

Vision 2030 sets out inclusive vision of the future Egypt


DR. HALA EL SAID, Minister of Planning

Incorporating the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, Egypt’s Vision 2030 puts forward a strategy to achieve... Apr 14, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt


Egypt

Foreign investment on the rise amid improved business climate


President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (far right) and Minister of Investment Dr. Sahar Nasr (far left) at the inauguration of the Investor Services Center

A new investment law has provided a particularly important landmark in Egypt’s bid to boost the business environment, leading to increased private... Apr 14, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt


Private sector, Egypt

Private sector called to fill $230 billion investment gap to meet infrastructure needs


DR. AHMED HEIKAL, Chairman, Qalaa Holdings

Recent measures aimed at improving the business climate, particularly focused on fostering private sector participation in sustainable development,... Apr 14, 2019

Infrastructure | Africa | Egypt



Sustainability, Egypt

Sustainable investment in renewable energy




With Egypt’s goal to generate 42 percent of its energy capacity from renewables by 2035, private investors have prime opportunities to reap the... Apr 14, 2019

Energy | Africa | Egypt


Banking and finance, Egypt

Macroeconomic stability sets the stage for sustainable growth


Dr. Mohamed Maait was named African finance minister of the year by The Banker in January.

Three years after signing a US$12 billion loan pact with the IMF, Egypt has enacted key structural reforms, strengthening the business climate, attracting... Apr 14, 2019

Finance | Africa | Egypt


Finance, Egypt

Exporters primed to benefit from newly expanded Suez Canal


Mrs. Mervat Soltan, Chairperson of EBE

The development of the new Suez Canal Economic Zone and the Suez Canal, which “saw the largest increase in income in history” at $600 million... Apr 14, 2019

Finance | Africa | Egypt



Banking and finance, Egypt

Banking sector embraces digitalization towards financial inclusion and SME financing


TAREK FAYED, Chairman and CEO, Banque du Caire

Banque du Caire has embarked on a five-year transformation strategy that includes regional expansion, strengthening its digital platform and boosting... Apr 14, 2019

Finance | Africa | Egypt


Banking and finance, Egypt

How Egyptian banks are supporting national development


Mr. Amr Fouad Kamal, Chairman of the Board of Egyptian Arab Land Bank

With the largest banking sector in the region, Egypt is now leveraging upon the wisdom of its banking sector to buttress its ongoing development.

 

Apr 14, 2019

Finance | Africa | Egypt


Badr University: preparing students for the future economy

Dr. Hassan El Kalla
Chairman, Badr University

“When I started all this effort 25 years ago, I said I wanted to create a locomotive... Apr 24, 2019


Sixty years of the Hilton effect in Egypt

Mr. Mohab Ghali
Vice President Operations Egypt & North Africa, Hilton

The Hilton was one of the first foreign hotel chains to enter Egypt, paving the way for... Apr 23, 2019


Harnessing Egypt’s potential in renewables

Mr. Mohamed Mansour
Co-Founder & CEO of Infinity Solar

Infinity Solar is a renewable energy project developer, providing full system integration,... Apr 23, 2019


Facilitating the growth of the private sector

Mr. Tunc Ozkan
Chairman, Polaris Parks

Polaris Parks works for the development of the country together with its industry in order... Apr 17, 2019


Building a culture of innovation

Magued Mahmoud
VP, GM – EGYPT,Dell EMC

Dell’s merger with EMC has allowed the company to strengthen its presence in Egypt,... Apr 17, 2019


Supporting Egypt’s economic transformation

Mr. Jacques-Emmanuel Blanchet
Deputy Chairman and CEO, HSBC Bank Egypt

HSBC has played an integral role in Egypt’s financial system for more than 35 years... Apr 17, 2019


Banking on Equatorial Guinea

Señor Don Martín Crisanto
PCA de BANGE

The Worldfolio sits down with Martin Cristanto to discuss the banking sector in Equatorial... Mar 18, 2019


Fifty years of progress

Excmo. Sr. D. Francisco Pascual Obama Asue
Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister

Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister, discusses the progress made... Mar 14, 2019


Recovery in full swing

Mariola Bindang Obiang
General Director of Holding 2020

After having been severely impacted by the oil price crisis, Equatorial Guinea’s economy... Mar 01, 2019


GIPC strives to make Ghana the most business-friendly economy in Africa

Mr. R. Yofi Grant
CEO of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Yofi Grant, CEO of the Ghana Investment Promotion... Sep 04, 2017


Building for a lifetime, lasting through generations

Mr Ibrahim Bah
Managing Director of Regimanuel Gray Limited

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Ibrahim Bah, Managing Director of Regimanuel Gray... Aug 10, 2017


The legacy of Ernest Bai Koroma

Ernest Bai Koroma
President of Sierra Leone

Ernest Bai Koroma became President of Sierra Leone 2007 in the country’s first peaceful... Aug 10, 2017


Diversifying and expanding geographically

Mr Alwan Hitti
Chairman of Hitti Group

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Alwan Hitti, Chairman of Hitti Group, discusses the... Aug 09, 2017


‘We see crisis as solid roots to success’

Mr Ghassan Yared
CEO of Forewin Group

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Ghassan Yared, CEO of Forewin Group, discusses the... Aug 08, 2017


Passionate about Africa

Mr. Alhassan Andani
Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Ghana

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Alhassan Andani, Managing Director of Stanbic... Aug 07, 2017


Committed to Ghana’s growth

Mr. Henry Oroh
Managing Director of Zenith Bank Ghana

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Henry Oroh, Managing Director of Zenith Bank... Aug 04, 2017


Heavily investing in digitalisation

Mr. John Awuah
CEO of Universal Merchant Bank

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. John Awuah, CEO of Universal Merchant Bank, discusses... Aug 02, 2017


Building a bank that can compete with the best in the world

Mr Anselm Ray Sowah
Managing Director of GCB Bank

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Anselm Ray Sowah, Managing Director of GCB Bank,... Aug 01, 2017


The foremost bank supporting SMEs

Mrs. Abiola Bawuah
Managing Director and CEO of UBA Bank Ghana

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Abiola Bawuah, Managing Director and CEO of UBA Bank... Aug 01, 2017


Great hope and potential for Ghana’s future

H.E. Jon Benjamin
Former UK High Commissioner to Ghana

In this interview with Upper Reach, Jon Benjamin, former UK High Commissioner to Ghana,... Jul 07, 2017


Boosting trade between UK and Ghana

Tony Burkson
CEO of the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Tony Burkson, CEO of the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce... Jul 03, 2017



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