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Mohamed Salah Donates US $3 Million to Egyptian National Cancer Institute

Egyptian football player Mohamed Salah has donated US $3 million (the equivalent of EGP 54 million) to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) following Monday’s...

Match Group Acquires Egyptian Dating Startup ‘Harmonica’

Online dating giant, Match Group has acquired "Harmonica", an Egyptian online dating startup. Financial details were not disclosed. Announced Flat6Labs today. Match Group is an American Internet...

Egyptian Transportation Startup ‘Swvl’ Raises $42 Million for African Expansion

Swvl, Egypt-based app for booking buses has raised $42 million as it plans to expand into other markets in Africa, including Nigeria. The two-year-old startup,...

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SeedStars visits Baghdad to find promising Iraqi startups

Seedstars World, the largest startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes will land for the first time in Baghdad between 1-2 of...

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Stanford-born Startup Strives to End Elderly Social Isolation

In the midst of calls to break up Facebook, struggling IPOs, and some fan drama over Game of Thrones finale — no spoilers we promise — some people...

Egyptian Startup Mumm Launches ‘Mumm Prime’ Egypt’s First Premium Chef

Egypt's homemade food service Mumm has launched "Mumm Prime", Egypt's premium online chef subscription service on Sunday. For an affordable monthly subscription fee; the...

Egypt’s Direxiona wins 50,000 euro-prize in AFD Digital Challenge

Egypt’s Direxiona matching platform for women drivers and instructors has won the first prize in the AFD Digital Challenge competition at total amount of...

EG.GD new URL shortener, offers Pro accounts for FREE ‘first 2000 Users’

Since Egypt's attempt to ban bitly service this month, Egyptian digital marketers are more cautious to use the international service to avoid losing business...

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp go down for thousands of users

Thousands of users from all around the world are unable to access Facebook apps (Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram). Facebook servers appear to be down. The...

CIB, EgyptAir make every mile counts for budget travelers

Overseas travel expenses are on the rise. But Egyptians can still do some adventures without breaking the bank. Commercial International Bank (CIB) and EgyptAir offer...