These Egyptian Students Actually Managed to Get Cairokee to Throw a Private Concert for Them

These Egyptian Students Actually Managed to Get Cairokee to Throw a Private Concert for Them

  Victory College Alexandria students made a nearly-impossible bet with IN by Vodafone, and they actually won.   During their graduation ceremony — which rapper Zap Tharwat hosted — the students begged Vodafone to have a private concert thrown for all the students by their favorite band. Their favorite band was none other than Cairokee.     The […]

4G’s Impending Arrival in Egypt Still a Giant Cluster…Mess

4G’s Impending Arrival in Egypt Still a Giant Cluster…Mess

  It seems Egypt’s mobile operators and government authorities just can’t come to an agreement over 4G licenses, and despite an Aug. 7 deadline and 48-hour extension we still have no idea what’s going to happen. (Surprised? Anyone? Yeah, we thought so.)   Among the issues at stake are a requirement that a portion of […]

Ragaa El Geddawy Kicks A** in the Latest Vodafone Ad and We Can’t Stop Watching

Ragaa El Geddawy Kicks A** in the Latest Vodafone Ad and We Can’t Stop Watching

Whenever someone says an Egyptian action star, the first thing that comes to mind is Ahmed El Saqqa, or Ahmed Ezz. But thanks to Vodafone’s latest ad, everyone’s favorite Egyptian action star is now Ragaa El Geddawy. Here’s why:     Look at how boss she looks like when she drives       James Bond […]

Egyptian 4G Licenses Are up for International Auction If Locals Don’t Bite

Egyptian 4G Licenses Are up for International Auction If Locals Don’t Bite

  Egypt will offer 4G licenses in an international auction if they are not taken by local carriers already operating in the market, Reuters reported Thursday. The sale of 4G licenses is much-awaited and much-discussed, but tentative dates for when 4G will be available to consumers have not been announced.   Egyptian’s telecoms regulator has […]

13 Pictures That Prove Egyptians Just Have to Ruin Everything for Everyone

13 Pictures That Prove Egyptians Just Have to Ruin Everything for Everyone

  Us Egyptians live to for 2alsh. Sometimes we e2lesh on people because of their appearance, other times we do it because we just have too much time on our hands; one Egyptian has taken it too far as he transfered his 2alsh onto Vodafone’s latest Ramadan ad, El 3ela E Kebeera.   Ahmed Reda has taken […]

RamaScoops 2016: Clash of the Telecoms

RamaScoops 2016: Clash of the Telecoms

  As we enter a new season of mosalsalat and ads, and before we highlight the biggest winners (and losers) on the ad space this year, there have been some ground-shaking changes to the industry just days before Ramadan that are worthy of highlighting.   Over the past couple of weeks prior to Ramadan, we have witnessed […]

Al-Ahly Wants YOU to Go with Them to Dubai and Face AS Roma Together

Al-Ahly Wants YOU to Go with Them to Dubai and Face AS Roma Together

We love online banter! As soon as we sense a feud about to happen, we get our popcorn game on, sit down and watch. Remember when football star Ahmed Hossam (Mido) and madman Mortada Mansour had their Twitter moseeba? Well, we were scouring the Egyptian interwebz when we bumped into Al-Ahly on Facebook and Twitter engaging […]

RamaScoops: Ramadan 2015 Battle of the Telecoms

RamaScoops: Ramadan 2015 Battle of the Telecoms

RamaScoops By 3omdaz

Ramadan has always been a battlefield of the biggest advertisers in the country and this year isn’t any different. By default in the industry (because of their budgets), telecom brands are key players. This year for their Ramadan commercials, each seems to have taken a different route. Let’s see how:     Mobinil     […]

RamaScoops: The Battle of the Telecoms

RamaScoops: The Battle of the Telecoms

As we all know, Ramadan is the biggest season when it comes to advertising in Egypt, with the highest TV viewership, the most expensive ads and of course, the year’s best creative output. Last week, we discussed both Pepsi and Coca-Cola’s campaigns, finding it difficult to crown a winner. Up next is a rivalry that […]

Viral Visual: Abla Fahita Has Gone International

Viral Visual: Abla Fahita Has Gone International

Egypt’s beloved, gossiping sock puppet widow Abla Fahita has gone international, with the BBC featuring an exclusive interview with the YouTube star. The Abla Fahita conspiracy theory – Egypt’s first of 2014 – began with the notorious Ahmed Spider, who famously accused revolutionary activists in 2011 of belonging to the Masonic movement, and a seemingly […]