30 Jan 2023
CFA Launches First Cohort in Egypt with Nine Green Projects

The Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) Egypt, a UK government-backed initiative, has chosen nine innovative low-carbon climate projects from across Egypt to make up its first cohort to receive technical and financial support to help them attract the investment they need. Selected from almost 50 applications, these nine projects are from the renewable energy, waste, blue economy, agriculture and manufacturing sectors.

30 Jan 2023
Facebook Most Used Social Media Platform in Egypt

Egypt has been seeing a noticeable increase in the number of mobile Internet users since the outbreak of the pandemic. According to MCIT, the number of mobile Internet users in the country reached 69.4 million in October 2022, with Facebook being the most used social media platform.

29 Jan 2023
Annual Spending on DX in Middle East to Top $74bn by 2026

Digital transformation investments in the Middle East, Türkiye, and Africa (META) are set to more than double across the 2021–2026 period, according to the latest forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC). Digital transformation spending in the region will accelerate at a CAGR of 16% over the five-year period, topping $74 billion in 2026 and accounting for 43.2% of all ICT investments made that year.

02 Jan 2023
On Egypt Post Day, A Look Back at its Inception

Egypt Post Day is celebrated every year on January 2. The day marks the establishment of Egypt Post in 1865 during the reign of Khedive Ismail, following the transfer of the private Posta Europea to the Egyptian government.

26 Dec 2022
Nat’l Initiative for Green Smart Projects: Climate Solutions Made in Egypt

The National Initiative for Green Smart Projects is a call for innovators and environmental enthusiasts to develop homegrown solutions to climate issues. The initiative is an unrivalled opportunity to tap into Egyptians’ potential to reverse climate change and safeguard the planet, helping improve the quality of life and protect the rights of future generations.

19 Dec 2022
Huawei Supports Egypt Plan to Become ICT Hub

The strategy of Huawei Egypt for 2023 is based on supporting the country’s plan to become a regional ICT hub in line with Egypt's Vision 2030. The strategy stands on several pillars: training youth, creating job opportunities, supporting digital transformation, sharing expertise, and achieving environmental sustainability by providing advanced and innovative solutions in several sectors.

06 Dec 2022
Egypt Future as Electronic Design, Manufacturing Hub

MCIT has been working to promote and support the country’s electronics manufacturing industry. It launched Egypt Makes Electronics, an initiative that aims to double the country’s exports of electronics, and introduced incentives for electronic design programs in efforts to attract foreign investments and support local players.

01 Dec 2022
Egypt Harnesses ICT to Speed up Digitization

Egypt’s ICT sector plays a major role in accelerating digital transformation and achieving sustainable development. To that end, MCIT has been working to develop a digital work environment, promote e-payments, upgrade the telecom infrastructure and digitize government services, thus helping strengthen Egypt's position and improving its ranking on development indices.

23 Nov 2022
Sultan Hussein Kamel Palace: from Hidden Gem to Innovation Hub

Two years ago, MCIT embarked on dusting off one of the historic gems, transforming the iconic Sultan Hussein Kamel Palace to a Creativa Innovation Hub. The Palace, now embedded with state-of-the-art technologies and modern equipment, serves as home for young talents and tech enthusiasts, helping promote innovation and technological training.

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