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U.S. Embassy Helps Egyptians Hone Skills During Global Entrepreneurship Week

One week each November, thousands of events and competitions around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity as they connect with potential collaborators, mentors, and investors during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations, including the U.S. government, support this initiative by hosting events and activities that help innovative minds unlock their full potential. read more

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Egypt: 56 Industrial Investment Opportunities In Luxor Governorate

His Excellency Eng. Tarek Kabil, Minister of Trade and Industry and His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Badr, Governor of Luxor are set to launch the ‘Invest In Luxor’ website which showcases 56 industrial investment opportunities in Luxor governorate, during the conference “Invest In Luxor – Unlocking Industrial Opportunities” which will be held on November 12th in Luxor. read more

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EREN Renewable Energy and Access Power Successfully Enter Egyptian Renewable Energy Market with the Completion of Financial Close for Two Solar Plants

The secured financing will be dedicated to two new solar photovoltaic power (PV) plants with a total capacity of 126MWp, located in the Benban complex, Aswan province, Egypt. Their construction is expected to start before the end of 2017 read more

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London Stock Exchange Group looks into new ways to support Egyptian economy

On 22 October 2017, a delegation from the London Stock Exchange Group arrived in Cairo for a two day visit to support EGX’s development and connect Egyptian Government and companies to London markets – one of the world’s most powerful source of international investor capital. read more

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U.S. Embassy Supports Job Fairs Throughout Egypt

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the launch of “Shaghlna,” a new series of job fairs for job-seekers across the country that builds on the success of employment fairs held over the past three years in Cairo. read more

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STR: Africa’s hotel supply projected to grow 11%

Ahead of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF)STR highlights Africa’s key hotel development and performance trends. read more

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Organizes its First Capacity Building Program to Support the Private Sector in Al Madinah Al Munawara

 On Sunday, October 1st, 2017, and for a period of 5 days, the first series of training courses was launched in Al Madinah Al Munawara, organized by the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, in favor of Madina Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with The Foreign Trade Training Center (FTTC), Egypt.

The launching was inaugurated by Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, CEO, ITFC, Mr. Munir bin Mohamed Nasser bin Saad, Chairman of the Madina Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Dr. Adel Al Mahdi, Expert and Representative of FTTC. This event comes in line with the MOU signed, between the Islamic Development Bank Group, and Madina Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ramadan, 1438H. read more

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Rx Healthcare Fund Announces Anchor Investors

The Fund aims to address growing demand for high-quality healthcare services across North African and Sub-Saharan jurisdictions, through investments in high growth potential entities in three key sectors: specialized hospitals, medical diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals read more

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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector and Alfa Solar Co. to part-fund the development, construction and operation of a 50 megawatts solar PV project in Egypt

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector and Alfa Solar Co. to part-fund the development, construction and operation of a 50 megawatts solar PV project in Egypt read more

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United States Commits to Over $100 Million in Bilateral Assistance for Egypt

USAID’s program in Egypt, totaling nearly $30 billion since 1978, promotes a healthy, educated, and employed population read more

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