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Rebuilding a Nation

Mahmoud Fouda, CEO of the Middle East Observer

An article by Mahmoud Fouda, CEO of the Middle East Observer.


Apr 30, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt

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


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


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


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

Redcon working shoulder to shoulder with the Egyptian government

Mr. Amal Ali Abdel Wahed
Managing director, Redcon

Amal Ali Abdel Wahed explains how his company is working with the Egyptian government to... Aug 15, 2019

Qalaa Holdings: Shaping the future of Egypt and Africa

Mr. Ahmed Heikal
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Qalaa Holdings

The Worldfolio sits down with Ahmed Heikal, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Qalaa Holdings,... Jul 31, 2019

Egyptians do not hesitate to continue with the reform

H.E. Mr. Ali el-Moselhi
Minister of Supply and Internal Trade

We sat down with Ali el-Moselhi, Egypt’s Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, who... Jul 24, 2019

On the road to becoming a regional energy hub

Mr. Donald Dorn-Lopez
General Manager, Dana Gas

Dubai-based Dana Gas is one of the leading foreign investors in the oil and gas industry... Jul 05, 2019

GE: A vital partner in Egypt’s economic revitalization

Ahmed Ramadan
President and CEO, GE North East Africa

“Egypt is central to our regional business model – the talent base, heightened... Jul 05, 2019

Smart Village: A hub of technology and innovation

Mr. Ahmad Touni
CEO, Smart Villages

With a superior location in West Cairo, Smart Village is the largest-gated business community... Jul 03, 2019

IDH: A tried-a-tested healthcare provider

Dr. Hend El Sherbini

The Worldfolio speaks with Hend El Sherbini about the prospects for the Egyptian healthcare... Jul 03, 2019

EGYPTAIR: Soaring to new heights

Capt. Ahmed Adel
CEO & Chairman, EGYPTAIR

The Worldfolio sits down with Capt. Ahmed Adel, who gives his insight into the future of... Jul 02, 2019

Raya Holding For Financial Investments: delivering cutting-edge solutions and services in Egypt

Mr. Medhat Khalil
Chairman and CEO, Raya Holding For Financial Investments

The Worldfolio sits down with Medhat Khalil, Chairman and CEO of Raya Holding For Financial... Jun 26, 2019

‘Egypt is becoming an energy hub worldwide, not just in Africa’

Mr. Said Riad
CEO, Sapesco

We sit down with Said Riad, CEO of Sapesco, an Egyptian company with more than thirty years... Jun 12, 2019

EDBE: helping to drive Egyptian exports

Mrs. Mervat Soltan
Chairperson, Export Development Bank of Egypt

The Worldfolio speaks to Mervat Soltan of EDBE, which has established itself as the main... Jun 07, 2019

Palm Hills: Building for real housing demand

Mr.Yasseen Mansour
Group CEO& Chairman, Palm Hills Development

We speak with Yasseen Mansour about the current state of the Egyptian housing market and... Jun 07, 2019

Latif Group expanding its offerings in Egypt

Nasser Abdel Latif
Latif Group

We speak with Nasser Abdel Latif of the Latif Group about the company’s plan to add... May 23, 2019

Egypt is full of opportunities in the energy sector

Mr. Ahmed El Sewedy
President & Chief Executive Officer, El Sewedy Electric Group

We speak to Ahmed El Sewedy of El Sewedy Electric Group to discuss the energy sector in... May 23, 2019

Innovation made affordable

Dr. Wafik Badassi
Chairman and CEO, Minapharm

The Worldfolio sits down with Dr. Wafik Badassi to discuss how Minapharm continues to venture... May 23, 2019

Providing the foundations for a stable construction industry

Mr. Waleed Abdel Fattah
Senior Vice President & Africa Managing Director, Hill International

The Grand Egyptian Museum, the new Cairo airport terminal and Cairo Ritz Carlton are just... May 22, 2019

Driving Egypt’s digital transformation

Mr.Essam Mohamed El Saghir
Chairman, Egypt Post

In this interview, Essam Mohamed El Saghir explains how Egypt Post is driving the country’s... May 22, 2019

Egoth plays a big role in the tourism sector

Mr. Sherif Mohamed Salah Bendary
Chairman and Managing Director, EGOTH

EGOTH operates several internationally iconic hotels spread across Egypt – in Luxor,... May 22, 2019

Why Concentrix chose Egypt for its BPO services

Mr. Paulo Pereira
Cairo Site Director, Concentrix

Paulo Pereira of BPO firm, Concentrix, discusses the company’s operations in Egypt... May 21, 2019

Egypt’s progress on the UNSDGs

Muhammad Al-Fouly
Executive Director - UN Global Compact Network Egypt

We speak to Muhammad Al-Fouly, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact Network Egypt,... May 16, 2019

ECA: Building a competitive economy that works for all

Dr. Amir Ibrahim
Egyptian Competition Authority

The Worldfolio sits down with the Dr. Amir Ibrahim to discuss some of the important work... May 14, 2019



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