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This Egyptian Entrepreneur’s Invention Will End Overpriced Roaming Fees

This Egyptian Entrepreneur’s Invention Will End Overpriced Roaming Fees

  Egyptian entrepreneur/inventor, Amr El-Gebaly, may have created a game-changing device that will put an end to the immensely overpriced roaming fees.   Roaming fees is a burden for any traveler and you’ll eventually face a huge bill when you’re back unless you miraculously found an alternative solution.     The alternatives, however, aren’t handy […]

Amazon Confirms Acquisition of SOUQ.com

Amazon Confirms Acquisition of SOUQ.com

  Finally, the most talked-about business deal has come to a conclusion. Amazon just confirmed that it has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com, one of the Middle East’s biggest e-commerce sites. The merge will widen the target market for both Amazon and SOUQ.   “Amazon and SOUQ.com share the same DNA – we’re both driven […]

Nestlé Egypt Commits to Building a Gender-Inclusive Organization

Nestlé Egypt Commits to Building a Gender-Inclusive Organization

  With Egyptian president Abdelfattah El-Sisi announcing 2017 to be the “Year of Egyptian women,” Nestlé Egypt decided to do that as well. The creative organization launched a new campaign on International’s Women’s day called #LeadingTogether, to highlight the roles of their female employees, and strive for parity in the workspace to ultimately have a […]

Consumer Protection Agency Prevents Uber Egypt Campaign Mocking Mothers-in-Law

Consumer Protection Agency Prevents Uber Egypt Campaign Mocking Mothers-in-Law

  Via Cherine Rachad ElQuesny   Two weeks ago, Uber found itself recieving quite the backlash after someone posted on Facebook a photo of their latest billboard. The campaign was clearly trying to clarify how Uber can get you out of driving around family and friends, yet Egyptians did not like that Uber targeted mothers-in-laws […]

Egyptian Billboard Making Fun of Mothers-In-Law Receives Social Media Backlash

Egyptian Billboard Making Fun of Mothers-In-Law Receives Social Media Backlash

  It was only a couple of weeks ago that Sunny received one hell of a feedback when their ‘Enty 3anes‘ (translated to are you a spinster?) billboard emerged. The company, as well as the advertising agency, had to explain their motive, which was merely a shocking message that tackled demeaning sexist stereotypes. Today, a new […]

Everything You Need to Know About Dubai’s Meydan One Mall

Everything You Need to Know About Dubai’s Meydan One Mall

  Malls aren’t that much of a big deal, to be honest. So what if a new mall is going to open in Dubai? Well, this one is going to stand out. The designs for Meydan One Mall have just been released, and oh my, they look glorious.     Something quite tells us it’s […]

You Can Now Sell Your Garbage and Save the Environment in Egypt

You Can Now Sell Your Garbage and Save the Environment in Egypt

  Egypt has been a victim of waste management for decades. Everywhere you go there are piles of garbage completely ignored until someone complains to have them removed. This week, however, social media has been flooding with news about recycling wastes and memes about selling cans for EGP 9.   Hend Hamdan Saber posted photos […]

Dubai to Provide Homes for Low-Income Workers

Dubai to Provide Homes for Low-Income Workers

by Mohamed Rashed

  Just when you thought Utopia is a fictional place, Dubai proves you wrong. Our favorite emirate is now applying a new policy that’ll provide low-income housing for those who cannot afford one!   His Highness, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, approved the new policy on Sunday, and […]

Map Shows the Cost of Living Around the World in 2017 and Egypt Is Doomed

Map Shows the Cost of Living Around the World in 2017 and Egypt Is Doomed

  While we’ve all been complaining about the prices and the insane dollar rate rise, it came as a very ugly surprise to find where we stand from a map that shows the cost of living in each country.  MoveHub has created a map to show the difference in living costs around the world in […]

Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Celebrates 6 Young Egyptians That Ranked 1st in the World

Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Celebrates 6 Young Egyptians That Ranked 1st in the World

  They say education in Egypt is not the best (or even close) but check out these six brilliant young individuals who dominated their fields. The British Council in Egypt announced the names of the winners of Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in Cairo and Alexandria.   To find out that six of them were ranked first in […]