Tag: northern africa

Egyptian woman sparked artistic revolution in Tunis Village in Fayoum

Tunis Village in Fayoum is an Egyptian tourist village that exports Egyptian pottery to all the countries of the world. All the people in the village, either men or women or even children enjoy this artistic profession that is influenced by the beauty of nature. What distinguishes Tunis Village is...

Lissa:Critical take on modern medicine and the Arab Spring   

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Upon its release in November 2017, the graphic novel  Lissa: A Story about Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution gained several positive reviews among academics and scholars. The film as featured in the ethnoGRAPHIC series published by the University of Toronto Press. Combining between drawings and dialogue Lissa is a graphic...

Mastercard added 7m mobile wallet customers in Egypt In 3 years: MasterCard GM Egypt and Pakistan.

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FinTech may often seem dynamic on an almost daily basis. Technology is transforming how consumers live and work, and how businesses establish products and services for the digital economy, as well as governments procedure when developing cities that are inspirational, habitable, and encompass all segments of society. On the second...

Second edition of RIPE Expo to kick off on Friday

For the second time in a raw this year, the Reach Immigration and Properties Expo (RIPE) will be inaugurated in Cairo on 28-29 September at The Nile Ritz Carlton from 15:00-22:00 pm. More than 2,000 investors attended the previous exhibition which was held on last March 2018 and now they are...

Unicef: Half a million children in immediate danger in Libya

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Half a million children are in “immediate danger” in Libya’s capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children’s fund Unicef said on Monday. Unicef said Monday that “over 1,200 families have been displaced in the past 48 hours alone as clashes intensified in southern Tripoli”. That brings the total...

Migratory species in Pacific Ocean endangered of extinction

Due its manoeuvres that leads it to visit more than 30 different countries during their migrations in the Pacific Ocean, the leatherback sea turtle, which is the largest living turtle, is a critically endangered species, according to the findings of a recent study. According to the study, which was published...

To raise awareness over climate challenge ‘Climate Week’ kicks off in Cairo

Egypt’s Minister of Egypt Yasmine Fouad, and the Ambassador of the European Union (EU) Ivan Surkos launched on Tuesday, the opening conference of the “Climate Week”, which the EU holds every year to highlight the issue of climate change and its impacts on the sustainable development. In her speech before...

Jumia contracts with Aman to provide instalment payment services

After monthly inflation rate exceeded 13% in Egypt, instalment payment became the magic solution for the Egyptians to overcome high prices and meet their daily needs. In this context, the online shopping platform Jumia announced signing a cooperation deal with Aman for electronic payments to provide the company with instalment...

KMG launches regional expansion strategy, sets smart service centres for maintenance

As part of its vision to contribute to the development of the smartphone market equipped with the modern artificial intelligence techniques, KMG is set to launch its new strategy within the Egyptian market, aiming to meet the needs of users, bridging the gap of smartphones with high specifications and competitive...

China dominates feature phone shipments globally

Chinese companies accounted for 37% of feature phone shipments during the second quarter (Q2) of this year, according to a report by Counterpoint, (which provides reports on the global smartphone and tech industry with detailed analysis materials). Notably, itel gained the largest market share among Chinese companies of 15%, followed...