Egypt

  • Bee’ah wins MENA region’s largest waste management contract in Egypt’s new capital

    Bee’ah, the UAE-based sustainability and environmental services pioneer, has been appointed as the waste management partner for Egypt’s new Administrative Capital, which is being developed by the Administrative Capital for Urban Development and is one of the largest urban development projects in the world.

  • Egypt’s digital development strategy takes shape

    In September 1999 a national project for a technological renaissance was announced in Egypt reflecting the commitment of the government to developing the country's IT sector. That commitment is reflected today by the introduction of 4G services, the nation's pledge to improve ICT education, and its vision for a more digital and sustainable future.

  • Honeywell to demonstrate smart building and smart city tech at Cairo ICT 2019

    Honeywell, a global technology leader, willdemonstrate cutting-edge Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies that support the development of smart, connected and more efficient buildings and cities in Egypt at Cairo ICT 2019.

  • Huawei establishes OpenLab in Cairo in bid to accelerate digital transformation

    Huawei held a ceremony to launch the Cairo OpenLab during the Cairo ICT 2017 conference. Huawei, together with industry alliance and partners in Northern Africa, aims to build ICT ecosystem in Northern Africa in response to industry digital transformation.

  • UAE ride-hailing firm invests $500,000 in Egyptian public transportation start-up

    UAE ride-hailing services company Careem has invested $500,000 in a start-up entity which focuses on connecting commuters with private buses in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo. Careem, which is seen as Middle East rival to global ride-hailing colossus Uber, acquired the minority stake in SWVL after weeks of negotiations. It has also been disclosed that in addition to the investment, CEO and co-founder of Careem, Magnus Olsson will also join the board of SWVL.

  • Which country is finally giving the green light to ride-sharing services?

    The issue of regulating and legalizing ride-sharing services in Egypt was raised in the last couple of months when an Egyptian court ordered the suspension of such services in March after a group of taxi drivers claimed that they were illegally using private cars as taxis.