MENA

The Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is one of the most active regions online in the world.

The region consists of the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, West Bank and Gaza, Sudan and Yemen.

Digital Boom brings you the latest happenings in the region online, how people are perceiving the news and interacting from a digital prospective.

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,...
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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...
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...
Game of Thrones Star Iwan Rheon to Make MEFCC Guest Appearance

Game of Thrones Star Iwan Rheon to Make MEFCC Guest Appearance

The actor who played one of the most villainous characters in Game of Thrones history will make a sensational guest appearance at the Middle...
Kijamii Wins Entertainment Grand Prix at 2019 Dubai Lynx, Named Independent Agency of the Year

Kijamii Wins Entertainment Grand Prix at 2019 Dubai Lynx, Named Independent Agency of the...

Leading digital creative content and production agency Kijamii was named the  “Independent Agency Of The Year” at the 2019 edition of the Dubai Lynx Festival...
POD Egypt Wins 3 Awards at Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity

JWT and POD Egypt Win 3 Awards at Dubai Lynx For DHL

JWT and POD Egypt won three awards (one gold and two silver) under the PR and Entertainment categories for DHL and Mo Salah integrated...

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