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Entrepreneurial Egypt

Amira Salah-Ahmed is a Cairo-based business and economy reporter with more than 10 years experience covering Egypt for local and international news organizations. She is one of the co-founders of Mada Masr, an independent media company covering Egypt in English and Arabic.

In our blog, Amira writes about current trends in the Egyptian market.

 

Latest Posts

New IPO's Test for Investor Confidence

19 May 2017 by Amira Salah-Ahmed

Egypt’s bourse is expecting several new listings in the coming months after years of subdued capital market activity, signaling a relative recovery in the sector while simultaneously testing actual investor appetite in the aftermath of the pound flotation.

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Road to Energy Self Sufficiency

06 April 2017 by Amira Salah-Ahmed

In 2015, a giant gas field was discovered on Egypt's Mediterranean coast, giving much needed reprieve to a country that has suffered from energy shortages for the past few years, and to a sector struggling to overcome mounting economic challenges.

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The Sharing Economy

02 March 2017 by Amira Salah-Ahmed

The sharing economy is a new business model that allows individuals to avail their personal assets or provide services using these assets to customers. Uber and Airbnb are the two most prominent and successful examples. 

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