African Union member states endorse the draft statute of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) to boost the African cinema industry.
Africa's film industry gets a boost

NAIROBI, Kenya - Structures endorsed by the African Union have been finalised to promote the audiovisual and cinema industry in Africa which accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP.

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The anatomy of a creative concept
The anatomy of a creative concept

The human body does not live in isolation. It is a well-oiled machine, consisting of intense streams of information relayed between muscles, veins, and nerves. A densely designed system, whether by the hand of science or a higher spiritual being, it is always moving forward in a perpetual flux of progress. Growth, procreation and survival are its main reasons for existence. It is designed to exist. It is designed to serve a purpose. It is designed to be unique and functional.

By Peter Barnard 15 Sep 2017

Free mentorship and training for Africa's entrepreneurs
Free mentorship and training for Africa's entrepreneurs

The VC4Africa Startup Academy is designed to empower founders and entrepreneurs in Africa to take their business to the next level, as a free digital learning resource.

14 Sep 2017

Egypt approves France Telecom purchase of Mobinil

CAIRO: Egypt's financial regulator has approved the sale of the Egyptian telecom giant Mobinil to France Telecom's Orange, the official MENA agency has said.

14 Dec 2009

ICT sector drives Egypt economy

Reports have revealed that Egypt's overall economy expanded by 4.7% in the fiscal year through June, driven by the expansion of its ICT sector which grew by 14.6%.

31 Aug 2009

Egypt: Plenty of sun, nobody catching any rays

CAIRO: Egypt receives some of the highest annual solar radiation in the world, yet the desert country remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels.

By Cam McGrath 30 Jul 2009

E-library boost in Egypt

In Egypt, efforts to widen access to scientific material have been boosted by the launch of a US$60,000 digital library. The library, launched in June, boasts locally-produced research, and provides the Egyptian community with discounted journals by leading US scientific societies.

17 Jun 2009

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

Indian hair care company to open third plant in Egypt

Marico India will officially inaugurate Wednesday its third plant in Egypt's Sadat City that will bring Parachute, the company's largest selling hair care brand worth LE 700 million, to the Arab world's most populous market.

4 Nov 2008

eMarketing textbook finds its way to Kenya!

Tourism and online marketing have always been a likely couple. With the 2010 Soccer World Cup happening in South Africa, the need for local tourism agencies and service providers to catch up with eMarketing trends has increased evermore.

Issued by Mirum 22 Oct 2008

Egypt bans GPS capable mobile phones

As more phones come with built-in GPS capabilities, importing smartphones into Egypt is proving increasingly difficult - thanks to local laws which restrict the use of GPS without a license.

13 Oct 2008

Egypt "must give oil cash to poor"

Despite oil wealth, many Egyptians live in poverty. Now religious body issues edict.

17 Jun 2008

Demystifying voice and data communications systems

Alcatel-Lucent is organising a customised workshop for media professionals in Egypt in order to enhance their understanding of the "how and why" of voice and data communications systems, networks and terminology and the impact of these technologies on business decisions and opportunities.

11 Jun 2008

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