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19 Oct 2021
Glimpse into Huge Investment Opportunities in Egypt ICT Sector

The Egyptian ICT sector is perfect for both local and global investors who plan to participate in the current effort aiming to make Egypt a regional hub for IT-enabled services and technology innovation. The sector enjoys a wide variety of privileges that include an abundance of skilled IT workforce, excellent location, and unswerving government support.


17 Oct 2021
Egypt, South Africa Lead Africa in Global Competitiveness

African countries rank positively in the GBS World Competitiveness Index, with South Africa and Egypt scoring as High Performers in five categories. Well known for its digital and IT-enabling services, Egypt took first place for digital contact center services and also scored the highest for the delivery of data management services.


14 Oct 2021
Huawei Invests $10m in Innovation Centers in Egypt

Huawei Technologies is keen to enable Egypt to be an ICT hub in the region. The Company has invested about $10 million over the past five years to set up three innovation centers in Cairo, including two industry solution innovation centers at Huawei headquarters in Smart Village, and a joint technology innovation center for various industries.


12 Oct 2021
Egypt Partakes in Web Summit 2021

Egypt, represented by 24 Egyptian startups, is participating in Web Summit 2021, on November 1-4, in Lisbon. The startups’ participation is sponsored by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) as part of MCIT efforts to empower tech startups and promote entrepreneurship.


10 Oct 2021
Huawei Unlocks Future of Digital Transformation in Egypt

For more than 20 years, Huawei has been playing a vital role in empowering young Egyptians and developing their capabilities. The Company’s ICT Academy became a key member in Digital Egypt Builders Initiative (DEBI) of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), helping develop students’ skills and equip them with hands-on experience. The article highlights Huawei’s capacity-building role in Egypt.


06 Oct 2021
Egypt Ranks High on GTMI

Egypt has been listed among Group B countries on the World Bank’s GovTech Maturity Index (GTMI). The countries of this group achieved “High: significant focus on GovTech,” in the four focus areas of the Index, including core government systems, public service delivery, citizen engagement, and GovTech enablers. The article celebrates the milestone that Egypt has achieved.


03 Oct 2021
Ericsson in Egypt: A Century-Old Legacy of Innovation

Ericsson holds a rich history spanning almost 125 years in Egypt. The Company has been supporting the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) efforts in improving the quality of fixed broadband, delivering high-speed internet, and expanding network coverage to boost communications services.


30 Sep 2021
Distance Learning in Africa Goes the Distance

Distance learning in Africa became a priority throughout the pandemic. In Egypt, MCIT coordinated with the Ministry of Education and telecom operators to grant school and university students free access to educational websites without deduction from their internet packages. The article sheds light on the African countries’ approach to distance learning amid the pandemic.


26 Sep 2021
Disrupt Africa, ITIDA to Release Egyptian Startup Ecosystem Report 2021

Startup-focused news and research company Disrupt Africa has partnered with the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), Global Ventures, and AUC Venture Lab to release the open-source Egyptian Startup Ecosystem Report 2021. The report dives into the Egyptian startup scene, drawing on the four partner’s expertise, datasets, and networks.


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