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'Boost with Facebook’ partners with RiseUp to bring digital skills training to Egyptian startups

‘Boost with Facebook’ partners with RiseUp to bring digital skills training to Egyptian startups

Facebook announced on Tuesday its partnership with RiseUp to bring ‘Boost with Facebook’, its global program designed to help small businesses grow and to...
British Council reports high demand for 'Primary Plus' its English courses for children in Egypt

British Council reports high demand for ‘Primary Plus’ its English courses for children in...

British Council, the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations, says demand for Primary Plus—its English course for children aged 6-11...
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Brad Pitt Chases Stars in AD Astra – Review

Are there other life forms in space or is it just vast darkness? Space may never be fully discovered but the $80 million sci-fi...
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Amman-based POSRocket Takes Cash Registers to the Cloud

The global cloud-based market is forecasted to nearly double from US $29.9 billion in 2019 to US $58.9 billion by 2024 driven by a rise...
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Jamalon Brings Books Beyond Borders

Did you know that Arabic is the fifth most spoken language in the world? Doing one for the language is Jamalon, the biggest online...
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Silicon Valley’s Tribal Credit Eyes MENA, Closing Round to Bank Startups

Silicon Valley-based Tribal Credit started private beta testing with MENA startups and is closing a funding round that includes some of the top VCs...
‘Vikings’ marks season finale with a blockbuster two-hour premiere

‘Vikings’ marks season finale with a blockbuster two-hour premiere

Vikings fans who have been eagerly waiting for the season finale will be delighted to know that the hit drama series is returning for...
What is ‘the cost of lies’? A review of Chernobyl HBO Miniseries

What is ‘the cost of lies’? A review of Chernobyl HBO Miniseries

There are a lot of parallels to be made between nowadays politics and the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear meltdown that caused shockwaves across the world.Written...
Jordan Ahli Bank Celebrates Batman Day

Jordan Ahli Bank Celebrates Batman Day

As weird as it might seem, Ahli bank, a local bank in Amman-Jordan celebrated the 80th anniversary of Batman on September 21 for the...
What to Watch on Netflix? A round-up of our favorite shows

What to Watch on Netflix? A round-up of our favorite shows

With plenty of TV shows, movies and documentaries to explore on Netflix, you might end up in choice paralysis—scrolling endlessly for something to watch.There...
Good People, Kijamii partner to form 'GP&K' digital driven network

Good People, Kijamii partner to form ‘GP&K’ digital driven network

Good People, the region’s leading creative production house, joined forces with the region’s leading digital agency and 2019’s Independent-Agency-of-the-Year, Kijamii, to form the largest independent (digitally...
Middle Eastern Female Entrepreneurs Outpacing Other Nations

Middle Eastern Female Entrepreneurs Outpacing Other Nations

The number of new startups in the Middle East has risen by more than 42% in the past three years, according to a report...
Mohamed Salah Donates US $3 Million to Egyptian National Cancer Institute

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...
SeedStars visits Baghdad to find promising Iraqi startups

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...
Google to Hire Cairo-Based Team

Google to Hire Cairo-Based Team

Google plans to hire a team for its Cairo office, seeking to expand its business in Egypt and implement new investments within an improved...
Egyptian Transportation Startup 'SWVL' Raises $42 Million for African Expansion

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,...

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...
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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...
What You Need To Know About Notarizing A Document

What You Need To Know About Notarizing A Document

Important legal documents often need to be notarized, but very few people know what that actually means. As such, they often don't know what...
Etisalat buildings to ‘go dark’ for Earth Hour

Etisalat buildings to ‘go dark’ for Earth Hour

Etisalat will join major companies around the world on 30th March to mark Earth Hour, the world's largest movement in support of action on...

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