Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010

LONDON, UK: The global advertising industry climbed out of recession last year and posted a 10.6% year-on-year increase to US$503 billion* based on published rate cards from the Global AdView Pulse, a new report released by The Nielsen Company.

11 Apr 2011

Algerian writers denounce ban on Egyptian books

ALGIERS: Several Algerian writers and intellectuals have signed a petition denouncing organisers of Algeria's international book fair for banning books from Egypt in a dispute over football.

26 Aug 2010

World Cup - a view from Egypt

Not surprisingly, World Cup gripped the continent from the moment South Africa was awarded the right to stage the event, and that fever has been gathering steam ever since.

21 Jun 2010

Special SA "event visa" to be launched in Egypt

JOHANNESURG: The special "event visa" which will help process soccer fans faster at the country's airports, is to be launched on 27 April 2009, on national Freedom Day in South Africa.

By Nthambeleni Gabara 3 Apr 2009