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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...

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