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Facebook’s Zuckerberg admits lack of effort to stop data misuse

Founder of world’s biggest social media platform apologised to US Congress over Cambridge Analytica scandal “It was my mistake, and I’m sorry. I started Facebook, I run it, and I’m responsible for what happens here,”  Facebook CEO Mark  Zuckerberg said while addressing a joint committee hearing of the US Congress on Tuesday, adding that that …

Daily News Egypt

Egyptian government discusses next steps regarding GERD

The higher committee on Nile waters, headed by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, held a meeting on Tuesday to review outcomes of a meeting in Khartoum and discuss next steps regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Last week, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry headed to Khartoum to attend a meeting with Sudanese and Ethiopian …

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Portuguese president visits Cairo to meet Al-Sisi, discuss enhancing economic ties

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa arrived to Cairo on Wednesday at the invitation of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who visited Lisbon in 2016, the state-run Middle East News Agency reported. The visit, which is scheduled to last three days, will include several meetings with Al-Sisi and other officials, among them Prime Minister Sherif …

Fatma Lotfi

Sold introduces local millennials to vintage

Trends are a vicious rollercoaster that praise and obsess over certain silhouettes until people can no longer stand the sight of them. With social media accelerating the speed of fast fashion, the young generation is used to bidding farewell to last week’s hot item in a blink of an eye. Together, Yahia Karali and his …

Nayera Yasser

The Sahara Collection saves paws

Stray animals are a staple element of the bustling streets of Cairo. A pack of dogs could casually be seen around every corner, while the rare shade of trees is often shared by several furry friends. On the other hand, the quality and comfort of local cotton has always made it the perfect candidate for …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt: Turning potential into performance

The revival of Egypt’s economic fortunes over the past few years has been nothing short of dramatic. The Arab world’s most populous country has devalued its currency and carried out a series of bold, but necessary, reforms to stabilise its economy, stimulate growth, and increase employment. A $12bn loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) …

Salah Shamma

Chemical attacks will continue unless there are consequences

If the lives of thousands of Syrians have no value to those watching indifferently, the whole world will be in danger when these precedents become familiar acts, made acceptable by silence and failure to punish the criminals. Silence in the face of what the Syrian, Iranian, and Russian regimes are doing in Syria will make …

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

A small example of peaceful coexistence

Growing up in Tucumán, a town in the north of Argentina, I had the opportunity to see a small example of peaceful coexistence and collaboration between Arabs and Jews. I was reminded of that experience after reading an article by Uri Avnery, one of the leading peace activists in Israel, on the need for a …

Cesar Chelala

Africa is our top priority: Transsion Holdings vice chairperson

Andy Yan, vice chairperson of Transsion Holdings, the owner company of Tecno Mobile, said that the African market is his company’s top priority and is expected to be a launchpad for the rest of the world. “Nearly 10 years ago, we started injecting investments [in Africa], and we always look at the markets of middle …

Daily News Egypt

VoxEra offers new solution to high roaming charges

After a seven-day business trip, Amr Elgbaly, VoxEra founder and CEO, incurred over $500 of roaming charges. As necessity is the mother of invention, Elgbaly did not stop at paying his bill. Instead, he decided to exploit his seven years of experience in VoIP technologies to come up with a new technology. After some tests …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

Tecno Mobile acquires 7% of mobile sales in Egypt

Tecno Mobile acquired a market share of about 7% in Egypt at the end of 2017, the company’s marketing department director, Mahmoud Taha, said. He expected that Tecno’s sales will witness growth in the next period, supported by the company’s new partnerships with Telecom Egypt and Orange Egypt. Tecno Mobile is a subsidiary of Transsion …

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