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Egypt close to agreement with IMF

An agreement on the proposed $4.8 billion loan to Egypt could be reached by mid-November, according to director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christian Lagarde. Lagarde spoke to Egyptian reporters on Thursday in a press briefing that was held during the joint meeting of the IMF and the World Bank in Tokyo. “As you …

Mohamed Salah

Interview with Richard Banks, Director of Euromoney Egypt Conference

What is the Euromoney Egypt Conference? The conference is a major economic, finance and business event about Egypt that will be held in Cairo on 9, 10 October. This year we will hold it at the Fairmont Heliopolis. Euromoney is a global financial media company which specialises in encouraging, covering and analysing cross-border flows of investment …

Daily News Egypt

Beltone’s New Dawn conference reinforces government’s vision

Under the auspices of Prime Minister Hisham Qandil, Cairo-based Beltone Financial Holding launched a three-day conference on the future of investment in Egypt, titled New Dawn. The conference aims to provide a platform for discussion presenting delegates from regional and global sovereign funds, investors, and institutions the opportunity to meet the government’s top officials, political …

Islam Serour

Qualcomm 2012 Innovation Conference features the “future of mobile technology”

The brightest minds in the ‘mobile ecosystem’ recently gathered in Berlin to promote innovation in the mobile phone industry. The annual Qualcomm 2012 Conference on Innovation (IQ2012) in the mobile industry concluded recently. Qualcomm sought to highlight hands-on access to the latest in mobile technology, products and services as well as insight to “the future …

Daily News Egypt

Euromoney Egypt Conference Confirmed for October 9-10

The Euromoney Egypt Conference 2012 will now be held on 9 and 10 October at The Fairmont Towers Hotel, Heliopolis.  Euromoney confirms that HE Dr Hisham Kandil will open the conference. Other government speakers include the Minister of Finance, Minister of Investment and Minister of Communications and IT. Political leaders from many parties will also …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie looks on under the group's logo during his first press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

The unseen hand

He is described as the unseen hand of an incredibly hierarchal and rigid organization. The Muslim Brotherhood’s General Masul, the General Guide, Mohamed Badie is a man in the shadows, who some believe will have the last word.

Maryam Ishani

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