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AI can be the key to improve government services

Governments must be able to separate the relevant from the insignificant and the public from the confidential to ensure effectiveness and excellent stewardship. Analytics is the key to unlocking the true AI value hidden in this ever-growing data.

Shukri Dabaghi

Government approves legalisation of 111 churches 

Egypt issued on Sunday a decree to legalise the conditions of 111 churches and buildings on the condition that they meet the legal and civil protection requirements. The conditions also require that churches settle with the state in case there was an illegal building on state land. This comes after the cabinet approved in October …

Daily News Egypt

EGP 942bn investments in government’s development plan for FY 2018/19

The government’s economic and social development plan for fiscal year (FY) 2018/19 includes total investments of EGP 942bn. The new plan marks a 46% increase compared to FY 2017/18. The plan was revealed by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail during a cabinet meeting on Thursday. Ismail explained that it is the largest investment plan in Egyptian …

Mohamed Samir

The government’s economy and the people’s economy

It is now clear, as time goes by, that we are talking to, criticising, and offering solutions to an unworthy government that unfortunately treats us the way an Egyptian employee deals with Egyptians. Of course, I do not have to explain to you how Egyptian employees function in Egypt. This shows how the government is …

Abdallah Al-Moghazy

Was the government ready for the flotation’s consequences?

Squeezed by economic and political turmoil following the 25 January Revolution that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are now facing a new era of hardship and austerity. The government’s adopted economic reform programme, backed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), included the flotation of the Egyptian pound, subsidy cuts, high interest rates, and the …

Mohamed Samir