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    CAIRO, Egypt - The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has started dredging work to extend a second lane that allows for two-way traffic in a southern section of the canal near to where a giant container ship got stuck for six days in March, it said on Saturday, 15 May. By Aidan Lewis
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    Suez Canal starts dredging work to extend double lane

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has started dredging work to extend a second lane that allows for two-way traffic in a southern section of the canal...

    By Aidan Lewis 23 hours ago

    Egypt to invest E£136.4bn in urban development

    According to a recent statement from the Egyptian minister of planning and economic development, Hala El-Said, the government plans to inject about E£136.4bn during 2020/21 towards the urban development sector...

    6 Nov 2020

    Construction starts on Foster + Partners-designed Cairo hospital

    Construction has begun on the new Foster + Partners-designed Cairo hospital, featuring soft and warm colours and shell-like roofs, located within a lush, verdant landscape...

    15 Sep 2020

    How Egypt banks on renewables to meet expected surge of energy demand

    To meet its soaring demand for energy, Egypt is turning to renewable sources. Its targets, if accomplished, will see it become a pioneer in the African energy landscape. But are the plans realistic?

    By Toufik Khitous 15 Jul 2020

    Africa's greatest asset is its youth

    Fostering jobs, entrepreneurship, and capacity development for African youth: the time for disruption is now...

    By Hanan Morsy 13 Dec 2019

    Youth must have a seat at the table to unlock jobs and economic growth

    Bring us to the table to unlock youth jobs and power growth, say young African entrepreneurs...

    9 Dec 2019

    AfDB launches coding centres of excellence across Africa

    African Development Bank launches digital tool to help African youth learn to code...

    6 Dec 2019

    Youth development tops AEC 2019 agenda

    More than 350 stakeholders are converging on Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, to participate in the 2019 African Economic Conference (AEC), with this year's focus on jobs, skills and capacity development for Africa's youth...

    2 Dec 2019

    The path to sustainable structural transformation in Africa

    Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt lays the red carpet for the 14th Edition of the African Economic Conference...

    22 Nov 2019

    'Boost with Facebook' and RiseUp bring digital skills to Egypt

    Facebook is bringing 'Boost with Facebook', its global program designed to help small businesses grow and to equip more people with the digital skills, to Egypt...

    15 Nov 2019

    Growing the Egyptian film industry

    U.S. Embassy Builds U.S.-Egyptian Film and Television Industry Connections at Cairo Industry Days November 21 - 25, 2019...

    6 Nov 2019

    Egyptian film spotlights gender issues

    'Between Two Seas' film highlights the various societal issues facing women, especially in rural areas...

    18 Oct 2019

    Egyptian journalist Esraa Abdel Fattah arrested on false news charges

    Egyptian authorities must immediately release imprisoned journalist Esraa Abdel Fattah, drop all charges against her, and investigate allegations that she was tortured...

    16 Oct 2019

    Egypt arrests 3 more journalists amid crackdown

    Egyptian authorities should immediately release journalists Alaa Abdelfattah, Nasser Abdelhafez, Engi Abdel Wahab, and all others who have been imprisoned for their reporting, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

    2 Oct 2019

    Egyptian e-commerce startup MaxAB secures $6.2m seed funding

    Egyptian B2B e-commerce marketplace MaxAB has secured seed funding of $6.2 million, one of the largest ever seed rounds raised by a MENA startup...

    26 Sep 2019

    Egypt authorities arrest 3 journalists, block websites, amid protests

    Egyptian authorities must immediately release any journalists arrested covering protests and stop restricting access to news and social media websites, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

    25 Sep 2019

    Collaboration between Egyptian and American filmmakers

    U.S. Embassy builds American-Egyptian film industry connections at El Gouna Film Festival...

    28 Aug 2019

    Telecom Egypt and CNE to launch IPTV services in Egypt

    Egyptian telco Telecom Egypt has inked a deal with Cable Network Egypt (CNE) to offer customers IPTV services...

    25 Jul 2019

    New Cairo Capital City Stadium shortlisted in World Architecture Festival 2019

    Boogertman + Partners' New Cairo Capital City Stadium, a competition proposal, has been listed as a shortlist finalist in the Future Competition category of the World Architecture Festival 2019...

    19 Jul 2019

    Egypt's economic revival mapped out in 2019 publication

    Oxford Business Group launches a new country report on Egypt's macroeconomic outlook...

    14 May 2019

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