Africa Oil Week
Source: Africa Oil Week |

Africa Oil Week welcomes nine African Ministers

Over the course of the week, leading nations will take meetings and present proprietary information regarding up-and-coming projects exclusively at Africa Oil Week

Nine Energy and Petroleum Ministers have confirmed to attend Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) 2018 which will take place in Cape Town, South Africa on the 5-9 November 2018. With 88 upcoming oil and gas fields to receive more than US$180Bn by 2025, having such strong government representation of nine Ministers…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

U.S., GOE inaugurate community hub for women and girls in Imbaba

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with UN Women to end violence against women and girls by combating sexual harassment, promoting legislative reforms, and improving support mechanisms for survivors of violence against women

U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Dorothy Shea joined Giza Governor General Mohamed Kamal El Daly to inaugurate the first community hub for women and girls in Imbaba. “The United States is committed to supporting the Government of Egypt’s efforts to ensure that women and girls are socially, economically, and politically…

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Dr Ahmed Salim Saif Al Mandhari nominated as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean

WHO's Special Session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, held today in Geneva, has nominated Dr Ahmed Salim Saif Al Mandhari from Oman as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to be formally appointed by the WHO Executive Board during its 143rd session from 28 to 29…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

Egypt: Newton-Mosharafa fund knocks on scientists’ doors

The UK-Egypt £50 million Newton-Mosharafa Fund visited seven Egyptian universities to promote funding opportunities to Egypt’s top scientists, and researchers

The Newton-Mosharafa Fund tour headed to Helwan University, Alexandria University, Damanhour University, Kafr El Sheikh University, Mansoura University, Zagazig University, Tanta University and the National Research Centre in Cairo. Newton-Mosharafa Fund is one of many strands of the UK’s longstanding education partnership with Egypt, which also includes programmes delivering PhDs…

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Egypt Housing Strategy

The housing profile included detailed analysis of various housing programs, especially targeted for low income groups

The right to adequate housing is an essential human right recognized by various international conventions. It is one of the basic principles of protection and care given by the state to the individual, just after the right to provision of food and clothing. Housing accessibility is accordingly key to enabling…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Ministry of Health and Population Launch Family Planning Program

The new family planning program is part of the $30 billion that the American people have invested in Egypt through USAID since 1978

Responding to a request by the Government of Egypt to contribute to Egypt’s family planning efforts, USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin joined Minister of Health and Population Dr. Ahmed Emad Rady to launch a new program to strengthen Egypt’s family planning in response to Egypt’s rapid population growth. This…

Source: United Nations (UN) |

“Sekketak Khadra” Launching Event: Installing 100 bicycle racks in Cairo

“Sekketak Khadra” takes the initiative of installing 100 bicycle racks accommodating up to 200 bikes in streets of Heliopolis and Downtown to promote cycling

The “Sekketak Khadra” launching event will take place on Friday 11th of May 2018, at 8:00 AM, in Korba, Heliopolis. The event will be attended by Eng. Atef Abdelhamid, the governor of Cairo, H.E. Susanne Shine, the Ambassador of Denmark in Egypt, and representatives from the UN Human Settlements Programme…

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iflix Capitalises on Egypt’s Exceptional Opportunity with Exclusive New Partnership and Newly Established Regional Hub

iflix further strengthens its position in priority MENA markets establishing new regional hub in Cairo

Vodafone Egypt subscribers now have access to all of iflix’s features and world’s best content for just EGP 1 per day. iflix further strengthens its position in priority MENA markets establishing new regional hub in Cairo. iflix (www.iflix.com), the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, today announced the launch…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

'Start Egypt' discovers entrepreneurs across the country

UK-funded Start Egypt programme has just completed a discovery mission for the country’s future entrepreneurs

Partnering with Techne Drifts and Entreprenelle, Start Egypt has toured nine Egyptian cities as part of its road shows and its female founders’ workshops. Start Egypt experts from Flat6Labs headed to Alexandria, Port Said, Assuit, Sohag, Suez, Mansoura, Tanta, Luxor, and Aswan. In November 2017, the British Embassy in Cairo…