March 6, 2001
Egyptian shopkeepers, feeling the pinch of a two-year-old recession, are complaining of low sales during festivities to mark this year's Muslim Eid Al-Adha feast — the financial equivalent of the West
The Ministry of Finance announced a 91-day T-bill auction with a total face value of LE400 million. The issue date is March 1 and the maturity date is May 31.The final date for bids is February 28. Th
ABC announced an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of its local competitor El Gouna Beverages from parent company Orascom for Projects and Touristic Development –OPTD (OPTD.CA) for LE255
March 5, 2001
Intel Middle East is planning to launch the Pentium 4 in Egyptian markets at GITEX Cairo. The company declares the P4 chip reduces average Internet download times by a factor of ten.
March 4, 2001
In an effort to counter the increasing popularity of international satellite channels, Egypt's Minister of Information Safwat Al Sharif at announced o
The Egyptian Company for Mobile Services, MobiNil, and AA-Technologies jointly hosted a two-day GSM Arab World Meeting, held in Cairo on February 19th
Hani Shaker, has produced a new song dedicated to the recent Palestinian uprising and, in particular, to the memory of 12-year-old victim Mohammed Al-Durra.
the French Cultural Center premiered al-Madina, a film directed by Yousri Nasrallah in 1999. It isn’t his most recent work, but it’s still new to Beirut
The renowned Egyptian star, Faten Hamama, will participate in a documentary program produced by the international committee of the Red Cross in Cairo.
Egypt's Al-Ahram Beverages Company (ABC) said Wednesday, February 28, it was becoming the country's sole beer and wine producer with an agreement to buy 100 percent of the shares of rival El-Gouna Bev
Al-Ahram Beverages Company (PYBR.CA –PYBRq.L)–ABC released its twelve-month FY2000 results ending December, in which net income increased 10 percent to LE112.876 million up from LE102.528 million in F
On Wednesday, February 28, the market ran out of steam after the previous day’s rebound. Volumes remained light in the absence of market moving developments. The top gainer for the session was unsurpr
March 3, 2001
Seven Egyptians, including six soldiers, were killed and eight injured Saturday when the minibus they were travelling in crashed head-on into a truck
The competition continues between old-timers and young blood in the Eid Al Adha film releases. The Eid holiday will witness a showdown between established stars like Nour El-Sherif and Mahmoud Abdel
After a six year absence Egyptian/Nubian singer Mohamed Mounir has returned with an album that is already storming the charts in Egypt and the UAE.